SEVENSEAS Marine Conservation & Travel Issue 16, September 2016 - Page 88

It also occurred to me to write about the bears. This summer will always be the “Summer of the Bear” to me; whether in reference to the great Russian bear lifting it’s might head and growling after a long political hibernation, or in regards to the scores of bears we saw from Zodiacs (and landside) in Far Eastern Russia and Alaska.

Previous page: Seeing a female with three new cubs is a treat. They can have up to four in a litter, but it’s way more common to see one or two at a time.

Right: A bear down near the water’s edge scavenging on a falling tide.

A bear down near the water’s edge scavenging on a falling tide.

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