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a brown bear in Lake Crescent, Alaska
November 13, 2014


While visiting Alaska’s Lake Clark National Park, Your Shot member Rob Daugherty planned to photograph coastal brown bears. He saw 21 bears on the first day alone. He came across this one about two hours into a boat ride on Crescent Lake. “He had just finished eating a salmon,” Daugherty writes. “It was an epic moment to photograph him as he licked his fishy, post-meal chops.”

Daugherty’s picture recently appeared in Your Shot's Daily Dozen.

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Photograph by Rob Daugherty, National Geographic Your Shot
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