16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Sockeye salmon migrating over a beaver dam

In some cases a beaver dam can mark the end of a salmon migration, however, at this particular creek, this beaver dam was just low enough that these salmon were able to jump over it and make it to their final spawning grounds.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2018
Date Uploaded: 11.2018
Photo Location: Pedro Bay, Alaska, United States of America
Camera: FC6310
Copyright: © Jason Ching