16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Gazing onward

Katmai National Park is a testament to the coexistence of humans and grizzly bears. Pathways to Brooks Falls provide opportunities to encounter bears playing, fighting, and filling up on salmon. This bear was looking off with its soulful, piercing brown eyes, at juveniles playing downstream.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2017
Date Uploaded: 11.2018
Photo Location: Alaska, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D3400
Copyright: © Mae Lacey