16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Brown Bear's Realm

The brown bears in Kamchatka arrive to Kurile Lake in the southern part of the peninsula to catch as many salmon as they can. But in 2018 the salmons are very late to arrive, affecting the bear's chances to survive the winter hibernation.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2018
Date Uploaded: 11.2018
Photo Location: Kurile Lake, Kamchatka, Russia
Camera: NIKON D850
Copyright: © Galitz Roie
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