Kamchatka, Russia | Where the Salmon Rule, National Geographic Magazine: Brown (Grizzly) Bear with Sockeye Salmon | Kamchatka, Russia

All the bears have different fishing habits. This bear pounces on fish and then brings them to the surface immediately. All these species of salmon are in the Oncorhynchus (meaning “hook nose”) family. When the salmon leave the ocean and enter the river system, the spawning males change color and their nose hooks over to one side. This sockeye, still in the silver bullet form, has just come in from the ocean and has not mutated yet.

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