Today’s “Fun Friday” post … an intimate moment with a Brown Bear sow and her cub: When the little one’s hungry, it’s time to be fed … even if you were busy clamming on the tidal flat! Did you know that bear cubs will “purr” when nursing? I was totally amazed the first time I […]
Brown Bear Courtship HAPPY VALENTINE’S DAY!!!
(This post originally published in October 2010) As I was reviewing images for yesterday’s post of the Brown Bear fight, I ran into a couple of interesting images from that trip to Hallo Bay Wilderness Camp. When the sows with cubs are feeding on fish in the fall, they often will take a nap during […]
(This post originally published in October 2010) Reaching back into the archives, I found these images that tell a really neat story. These images were taken in September 2004 during my first visit to Hallo Bay Wilderness Camp (Alaska), where I spent a week in the camp and photographed beautiful brown bears (coastal grizzlies) everyday. […]
(This post originally published in September 2010) You may be asking, “What is Hyperphagia?”. Well, this is a technical term that is used to describe the feeding frenzy of bears as they prepare for hibernation. As the time draws near to den for the winter, they get an insatiable desire to eat everything they can […]
Today I’m featuring one of Hallo Bay’s Brown Bears (Ursus arctos), with some “catches-of-the day”. When I was there in early September, there were both pink salmon and silver salmon moving into the creek, so the bears had a delightful choice for dinner! All of the salmon in these images are pinkies (sometimes also called […]