15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Backlit brown bear with salmon catch

This image was taken in the dwindling light in Katmai National Park while wading in Brooks River. This brown bear had just caught a sockeye salmon and was devouring its meal when I snapped the shot.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2017
Date Uploaded: 09.2017
Photo Location: King Salmon, Alaska, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Copyright: © Ashley Morgan