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Grizzly Bears of Hallo Bay


This is a shot I took a couple of years ago while camping in Hallo Bay Alaska, the area where Timothy Treadwell and his girlfriend were killed by Grizzly Bear.


I just found an entire folder of photos from that trip I'd forgotten about! So I scanned through them and was pleased to find this one! I recall this moment, sitting on an old log in the middle of a sedge grass field (the Grizzlies meal during the spring) and watching this sow nurture her two cubs. I remember this moment when they all went on the lookout...there was a boar (male) grizzly entering the area and they sensed his presence, and the danger he presented to them.


If you'd like to read about my 5 amazing days in Hallo Bay, click here.

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Taken on August 6, 2008