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16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Kamchatkan brown bear shaking itself dry

My group and I followed this bear along a river for over an hour watching it hunt for salmon. After a dive, it sat back on it's haunches and shook itself dry.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2018
Date Uploaded: 11.2018
Photo Location: Russia
Camera: NIKON D500
Copyright: © Alex Chavanne