17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Young bear running in water with freshly caught fish

Every summer, grizzly bears congregate along the Brooks River to catch and feast on salmon as the fish swim up the river to spawn. This young bear runs to the riverbank with his catch.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2018
Date Uploaded: 05.2019
Photo Location: Alaska, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D600
Copyright: © Sue Kirchoff