A young grizzly bear seen through dried grass in Katmai National Park, Alaska.
A grizzly bear fishes in Brooks Falls in Katmai National Park, Alaska.
A grizzly bear in Katmai National Park, Alaska.
Polar bears relax at the Omaha Zoo.
A vulnerable sloth bear (Melursus ursinus)at the Sunset Zoo in Manhattan, Kansas.
Vulnerable sloth bears (Melursus ursinus) at the Sunset Zoo in Manhattan, Kansas.
A salmon with bear claw marks jumps up at Brooks Falls in Alaska.
Polar bears at the Omaha Zoo.
The May 2006 issue of National Geographic Magazine.
A polar bear, fresh from feeding on whale remains, peeks in the window of a truck near Kaktovik, Alaska.
A polar bear in reverse. (Alaska, North Slope)
A vulnerable (IUCN) and federally threatened polar bear off the coast of Kaktovik, Alaska.
A vulnerable (IUCN) and federally threatened polar bear feeds on the remains of a bowhead whale harvested by natives along the coast of ANWR.
A polar bear feeds on the jaws of a bowhead whale harvested by natives along the coast of ANWR.
“Bear-proof” Dumpster near Banff National Park in Canmore, Alberta (CANADA).
Bear tracks on the beach of Togiak NWR, Alaska.
Veteran bear biologist Carrie Hunt of the Wind River Institute trains Karelian bear dogs to recognize bears’ scent
A grizzly bear sits in a culvert trap and waits to be relocated. The bear and her cub were caught after prowling through neighborhoods near Whitefish, Montana.
Montana Fish & Game employee Tim Manley fires a rubber bullet at a grizzly bear as it’s being released near Glacier National Park. The bear was trapped and relocated near Whitefish, Montana.
Doug Chadwick with one of the trainees at Wasach Mountain Wildlife, an animal training facility in Utah.
A grizzly bear tears into a fish he just caught in Katmai National Park, Alaska.
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