19th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Profile of a Brown Bear

A brown bear swims in Crescent Lake, eating salmon she finds underwater near shore. She would walk on her hind legs in water nearly as deep as she was tall, searching for easy meals.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2021
Date Uploaded: 11.2021
Photo Location: Alaska, United States of America
Camera: ILCE-9
Copyright: © Jonathan Kuiper