A young male brown bear sits on one of the rocks by Brooks Falls as he prepares to return to his fishing spot

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A young male brown bear sits on one of the rocks by Brooks Falls as he prepares to return to his fishing spot
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Each year millions of Pacific salmon return to their natal rivers of Alaska to spawn. Each year hundreds of Alaskan brown bears feast on the returning salmon. The oceanic nutrients the salmon provide helps to fatten up the bears before they enter hibernation in the autumn.
Location: Katmai National Park, Alaska, USA