Kamchatka, Russia | Where the Salmon Rule, National Geographic Magazine: Grizzly Bear with Salmon

If you watch brown bears long enough, you understand why they need an abundance of salmon to survive.  Each bear can eat as many as 40 salmon a day. If they see ripples in the water they charge in and try to step on a fish—not the most accurate form of fishing— the water churns with salmon for them to catch. Kamchatka has the highest density of brown bears, also known as grizzly bears, in the world. There are almost 15,000 on Russian Kamchatka peninsula.

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