Kamchatka, Russia | Where the Salmon Rule, National Geographic Magazine: Brown Bear Fumbles Salmon | Kamchatka, Russia

Grizzlies fish for salmon in one of the best spots where the Ozernaya River flows into Kurilskoe Lake.  Brown bears are not pack animals and it takes an abundant food supply to get them all in the same place. The Kurilskoe Preserve is the model for poaching enforcement in all of Kamchatka and the only way to protect the last wild place that produces all seven species of salmon.

 

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