Alaskan bears

Alaska wildlife cruise

October 20th, 2009

These 7-11 trips around Alaska look extremely exciting. Watch as a 40-ton humpback whale launches itself out of the ocean in Frederick Sound; see brown bears fishing for salmon in a rushing river; float among icebergs as a part of a glacier tumbles into the sea. Read more here

The Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center

September 5th, 2009

Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center (AWCC) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving Alaska’s wildlife through public education. AWCC takes in injured and orphaned animals year-round and provides spacious enclosures and quality animal care. Animals that cannot be released into the wild are given a permanent home at the center. AWCC encourages you to visit the center with your walking shoes and camera in hand for an educational Alaskan experience to remember. More here

Grizzly Bears feeding at Brooks Falls

August 23rd, 2009
Brooks Falls 2 por Rhonda2327.

Grizzly Bears feeding at Brooks Falls in the Katmai National Park, Alaska. At times dozens of bears can be seen gorging on the sockeye salmon swimming upstream on their way to their spawning grounds. Photo by Brian Ronda (CCL). See also this rather amusing video: