Kamchatka, Russia | Where the Salmon Rule, National Geographic Magazine: Underwater Brown (Grizzly) in Kurilskoe Lake Preserve | Russia

Underwater Brown (Grizzly) in Kurilskoe Lake Preserve.  Kurilskoe Lake is a World Heritage Site and a very unusual place.  There are not many tourists because it is expensive to get there. You have to charter an MI-8 helicopter for a two-hour ride each way.  So there aren’t many people to bother these bears and once they memorize your scent they can come very close.  At times I saw 17 bears in the view shed.

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