20th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Play Fight

What appears to be an aggressive brawl is in fact a playful spar between two teenage bears. I was grateful to spend a few days photographing these juvenile brown bears in Alaska, it was fascinating to watch them play fight for hours.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2022
Date Uploaded: 11.2022
Photo Location: Alaska, United States of America
Copyright: © Srimanth Srinivasan
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