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Coastal Brown Bear

Ursus arctos horribilis

Description:

The coastal Alaskan Brown Bear is among the largest of the the subspecies.

Habitat:

coastal Alaska

Notes:

Late summer salmon spawn attracts large numbers of Brown Bears to the stream mouths, where they fatten up on salmon before winter hibernation.

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14 Comments

DavidMroczkowski
DavidMroczkowski 8 years ago

A beauty

DonnaBollenbach
DonnaBollenbach 8 years ago

What an impressive mammal. Great shot!

DonnaPomeroy
DonnaPomeroy 8 years ago

Thanks Karen

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 8 years ago

Marvelous!

KarenL
KarenL 8 years ago

Wow! Great capture Donna!

ChristyHolland
ChristyHolland 8 years ago

Very cool picture, Donna!! Seeing the "salmon fishing" (by both bears and eagles) is one of the dreams I've got...someday!!

Josh Asel
Josh Asel 8 years ago

Nice Donna! Beautiful capture.

Carol Snow Milne
Carol Snow Milne 8 years ago

Fantastic shot! The birds give it that little extra as well as the water.

EmilyMarino
EmilyMarino 8 years ago

Wow Donna! Awesome!

DonnaPomeroy
DonnaPomeroy 8 years ago

Thank you Jessica and Yuko

Jessica36
Jessica36 8 years ago

Amazing

YukoChartraw
YukoChartraw 8 years ago

Majestic!

DonnaPomeroy
DonnaPomeroy 8 years ago

Thanks Jared.

Jared Hersch
Jared Hersch 8 years ago

Brilliant, this is really one of my favourite spottings, nice one!

DonnaPomeroy
Spotted by
DonnaPomeroy

Alaska, USA

Spotted on Aug 22, 2012
Submitted on Mar 10, 2013

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