Archive for September, 2011

Grizzly Bear Cub Photo

Posted in Grizzly Bear Cubs with tags , , , , on September 23, 2011 by grizzlybearblog

grizzly bear cub photoA grizzly bear cub munches on sedge grass in Katmai National Park.


Grizzly Bear Fishing

Posted in Grizzly Bears Fishing with tags , , , , on September 22, 2011 by grizzlybearblog

A large, male grizzly used an interesting “splashing” method to fish for salmon.  He would leap in the air and land in a big belly flop.  The force of his body created a huge splash which on several occasions pulled a handful of salmon up to the surface of the water.

Moose Nursing

Posted in Alaska animals with tags , , on September 19, 2011 by grizzlybearblog

moose nursingA very young, baby moose nurses.  I took this photo from my house in Anchor Point, Alaska.  This mother with twins frequented the area around our house, and liked a pond across the street.

Alaska moose photoMoose babies are vulnerable to predation by bears and wolves.  Grizzly bears also prey on adult moose.  The first summer I moved to Homer, Alaska two residents watched a grizzly bear take down and kill an adult moose in their driveway.  The grizzly quickly ate the highly nutritious heart, liver and other vital organs, then fled the scene out of fear of humans.

Watch the video of this grizzly kill:


Bald Eagle in Spring

Posted in Alaska animals with tags , , , , on September 19, 2011 by grizzlybearblog

bald eagle photoA Bald Eagle in Homer, Alaska snacks on some scavenged meat.

Grizzly Bears Safely Near People

Posted in Grizzly bears and people with tags , , , , , , on September 12, 2011 by grizzlybearblog

grizzly bear viewing AlaskaA grizzly bear female decides to walk right past my husband John.  We knew this grizzly bear quite well, and were comfortable with her close approach.  She was curious, and decided to walk near my husband after she took a dip in the stream.

Grizzly Bear Penis

Posted in Grizzly Bear Physiology, Male grizzlies with tags , , , , , on September 3, 2011 by grizzlybearblog

brown bear penisWeb stats can be interesting – this blog’s most popular post is “grizzly bear penis” so here’s another one!