Glacier Grizzly And Wolf Encounter Explored 8/ 29/12


Glacier National Park is not known for wolf sightings, fact is it's rare. Kathy and I were lucky enough to be at the right place and right time to see not only three wolves but, their encounter with a Grizzly.


It was all about protecting a carcass the wolfs had first.

Because this was shot from nearly a half a mile away the photo details could be better.

It was amazing to see the wolves come at the bear in an all out run and how the bear first went into the nearby lake for protection only to come back to the carcass and stand his ground. In the end they all went their separate ways without injury.


  • Saint Photo 3y

    Wonderful photo, thanks for sharing in NATURE'S CAROUSEL (Invite Only)

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  • Susan 3y

    Wow! What a great moment! I can't believe the wolves were that brave but I guess they had the numbers! Bears are so unpredictable and strong and fast I am just glad none of them got injured or killed.
  • KathyPiper (Spokeannie) 3y

    Incredible capture! Boy, you just don't get to see THIS every day!! Super job, Jerry -- what a thrill it was to watch this unfold.
  • ironwalker 3y

    This is remarkable. What a scene to have witness!
  • Dennis Kirkland 3y

    What a moment to remember, Jerry & will not soon (if ever)forget this excitement!
  • Rebecca Tifft 3y

    Yup ! That's what happens here too.
    The bears usually try to take the kill from the wolves, and usually succeed.
    Great action shot :)
  • Phil's Pixels 3y

    OMG! What a thrilling and exhilarating time, and scene. Wonderful capture of these sparring carnivores. Excellent timing to get these poses and stances. This just shouts Food Fight! Fabulous image Jerry. I'm a weeeeee bit envious.
    Have a wonderful Holiday!
  • KvikneFoto 3y

    Fantastic capture!!
  • Daryl L. Hunter 3y

    Wow, what a shot jerry :D
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  • Roger Hickey 3y

    Talk about right place at the right time, you have to love these predator interaction shots.
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  • Massimo Greco 3y

    Great capture !!!!
    Fantastic natural action.
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  • penant 3y

    Nature is fierce!

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  • Deby Dixon 3y

    Awesome Jerry! Glad that you two got to see and document this.
  • metherit 3y

    the moment or extreme quality, hmm......, I am glad you chose to share as this is a moment not many will ever witness

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  • Steve Platt 3y

    An amazing thing to see!!!
  • amy buxton 3y

    quite an amazing image. carcasses are valuable!
  • Anthony 3y

    Wow,this an amazing capture.
  • shagee1 3y

    Hi Jerry it's Stephanie from Thronson's! I am finally checking out you work and LOVE IT!!!! Hope to see you again next year!
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Taken on August 24, 2012

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