Up close with a large black bear. In a remote corner of northwestern Alaska lies Selawik Refuge, a special place of extreme climate, free-flowing rivers, and abundant wildlife. Here where the boreal forest of Interior Alaska meets the arctic...
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This student enjoys becoming the bear, even if it's only pretend.
This shows a pair of polar bear at the refuge shore. The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is home to some of the most diverse and spectacular wildlife in the arctic. The Refuge's rich pageant of wildlife includes 42 fish species, 37 land mammals,...
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This shows a bear standing in the water surrounded by salmon. Alaska is a land of awe-inspiring beauty and fish and wildlife spectacles, and the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge is a microcosm of all this wonderful state has to offer.
This is a side view of a bear walking along the river bank. Alaska is a land of awe-inspiring beauty and fish and wildlife spectacles, and the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge is a microcosm of all this wonderful state has to offer.
This image taken at the Frazer Lake weir. Frazer Lake weir consists of a series of "fish ladders" which allow salmon to ascend around a 30' falls, near the outlet of Frazer Lake on the south end of Kodiak Island. Counts are made at the outlet.