17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Grizzly bear with freshly caught fish in foamy water

Every summer, grizzly bears congregate along the Brooks River to catch and feast on salmon as the fish swim up the river to spawn. This bear caught a very large fish in the foamy water at the base of Brooks Falls.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2018
Date Uploaded: 05.2019
Photo Location: Alaska, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D600
Copyright: © Sue Kirchoff