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11th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
May I take your order.A coastal brown bear or grizzly chases a silver salmon across the creek inlet. She briefly gazes up to catch my eye.

A coastal brown bear hunts for salmon on Silver Salmon Creek in Lake Clark National Park and Preserve. According to D'Auria, "she epitomizes the raw beauty and awesome power of the Alaskan wilderness." (Lake Clark National Park, Alaska, August 2012, Canon 1D Mark IV)

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Date Taken: 08.2012
Date Uploaded: 10.2013
Photo Location: Alaska, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS-1D Mark IV
Copyright: © Daniel DAuria
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