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Katmai Bears

A day spent photographing bears in the wilderness area of Katmai National Park 30kms North of McNeil River Alaska. A 1hr 20min float plane flight from Homer Spit with Emerald Air and Dave Bachrach from Gosee Bears.



Ursus Arctos

Grizzly bears or brown bears are one in the same the main reason for differences in name and appearance is their diet and the area they live in. Brown bears on the coast of Alaska are larger because of their abundant food supply made up of salmon, clams and sedge grasses. The inland Grizzly feeds mainly on berries etc and are usually on 300-400lb lighter.

Canon 7D with grip 500f4

Canon 7D with grip 500f4

Katmai National Park & Preserve Alaska

Katmai National Park & Preserve Alaska

Location of Katmai National Park

Location of Katmai National Park

Emerald Air Services Homer Alaska

Emerald Air Services Homer Alaska

The First 2 Bears

The First 2 Bears

Time for a Run

Time for a Run

And Now a Roll in the Grass

And Now a Roll in the Grass

I am watching you

I am watching you

Katmai Bears

Katmai Bears