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Ken Canning partially ate the salmon carcasses, dumping them on the riverbank and flowing over a flowing island. Every second, a few salmon jump out of the water trying to jump over the waterfalls. When I get to watch, only the giant 747 hunts, but it was obviously a very good day for the hungry bears. During the peak of salmon migration, bears rarely catch fish alone, and in 747 an even more experienced bear soon joins. Reaching the far shore, Otis immediately lay down on the river, allowing the water to cool his sides. He does not move for a few minutes, except to put his face under water to accidentally look for fish. With his head down and his head down, Otis appears with a sore throat, so much so that my wife and I joke that he can sleep in the water. Instead of falling asleep, Otis apparently had something else in mind. He shakes drowsily and slowly moves to one of his favorite fishing spots, the Jacuzzi. When a border adult was first recognized in 2001, Otis became one of the oldest and most skillful bears to use waterfalls. Tall, slender, blond in early summer with a dull right ear, he stands out among the adult males on the river bank. Otis understands that he can not throw 747 challenges for the jacuzzi, so he waits downstream. When the 747 moves into the woods, perhaps to relax and earn a living, Otis fills the vacancy. Sitting in a plunge pool, he sits on a statue facing the river with his head, shoulders and upper back under water. There is no visibility in the ac accusation to see the salmon in the water, but Otis spares no effort to place himself in another position. He does not need. He knows exactly what he is doing. When a salmon hits his body, disoriented by the water that drowns him or another fish he has to deal with, Otis goes to work. His reflexes are fast and accurate. Tying the fish to the river gravel or body, he plunged his snout into the water to secure his prey. I look impressed and curious, as his hunting speed increases rapidly, from 1 to 5 to 10 to 15, until the 747 returns. Jacuzzi The big bear growls modestly, but easily gives way. It’s not possible, though. Otis sees the opportunity elsewhere. The catch level of Otis in this new location is a bit slower. Soon it rises to 20, then 25, then beyond 30. When I leave the waterfall that evening, I am amazed at the capacity of his stomach. In about five hours, Otis hunted and ate most of the 35 salmon. Webcams continue to follow her level of success after I left, watching Otis eat these seven salmon before he spends the night. In total, he ate all 42 fish, or most of them, the most salmon I have ever eaten as a bear. The bear-hunting salmon has become an almost clichéd species, yet most bear populations survive without many. or any fish on the menu or without a lot of meat at all. A random list of brown bear foods in the area includes dozens of species. A more comprehensive inventory will number in the hundreds. In Yellowstone, the gray color is like a corpse of a wolf, a corpse of wolves, climbing mountains to entertain moths with barren moths, using their scent to find underground truffles, looking for meadows on rodent-cared for seeds, crushing down swarms Wrap up underground colonies, larvae, protect adults uselessly as easily as digging a spoon into an ice cream bowl. Grays in the Arctic Mountains include about 200 plants in the diet and make a profit. 90% of their annual energy comes from plant materials. At the beginning of the growing season, they will swallow green forks to the alpine meadows in search of roots and tubers. At the end of the summer, they pull thousands of blueberries out of the stem with a vacuum cleaner at a speed that exceeds that of the most skilled barefoot human voters. In the Alaskan Peninsula, the bear diet is no less varied, although it is based on a different set of foods. They eat carcasses, bird eggs, birds, crabs, minced squirrels, reptiles, caribou, other bears and coils. They graze on grassy plants such as sea urchin, sea buckthorn, cow parsley, grasses and grasses. As a rule, it is the berry season in Katma, when the bear turns black, blue-brown with blueberry, crow, linden, brown, bean cranberry, watermelon berry and currant remnants. On the shores of Park Park is virtually any animal, including sea otters, harbor seals, dead spots, clams, mussels, barns and beach whiskers. They are fun for fish, especially salmon, of course, but their own vomiting և human excrement is not taboo to cross the menu. If bears were as common on the planet as humans, the diversity of their diets could exceed our diet. Salmon is, on average, the richest and most nutritious food for Katma bears, and bears will work hard to catch them. Most of the bears that catch fish in Brooks Falls are common, like Otis, which returns year after year. Although the rarest is the arrival of a fully-fledged adult, one who has no prior history of depression declines to stay. Watching these bears try to catch fish, navigate their blood, shows how strong hunger can be, how well bears adapt to new situations. In a rainy evening in mid-July 2015, I watch a bear come out of its neat fur. The trees were tied to the waterfall. His snout is short, tangled, a large wound damages his right edge, his body is missing from most of the adults who have been fishing here for the past three weeks. It is more noticeable that his left ear is half the size of his right ear. This is Lefty, a bear that until now was regularly seen only in late autumn,, I have never had such an opportunity to watch. Lefty’s behavior that evening strongly suggested that he had no significant experience in fishing or interacting with the waterfalls. Bear Season was also young enough that the Brooks River was still the only place to fish, so Lefty was hungry. He jumps from place to place, deviating from every fish that catches his eye. He confronts almost every bear, regardless of their place in the hierarchy. On the verge of falling, he moves to a distant pool, where he meets 410 larger, almost 27-year-old females, and immediately steals his salmon. Driven by success, he tries the same step with 856, which is not afraid of the gloomy approach of the newcomer. But failure does not prevent him from having fun. Continuing, he returns near 410, steals another of his salmon, then one from Otis, and another from 410. He eats vigorously, consuming each salmon in a few large socks. But the few fish he has collected so far are almost not enough to satisfy him. He moves back to his lips, where an adult woman had just finished eating her prey. He sells blows with her and then forces her to slide off the edge of the waterfall. Left has a lip to it but seems unsure of what to do next. He weaves his head, pantomimeing the movement of the salmon spinning in the pool below; Looking at the fish, he raises his head once or twice, then jumps out of the waterfall into the pool below. Though unsuccessful, it has been in the womb for centuries. On July 20, I watch Left walk to his lips again. He puts his front paws on top of the falls. ,, patiently waits there. Within a minute of arriving, he is rewarded. He hits his jaws on a bouncing salmon. His focused routine developed rapidly after his initial arrival, he spent only five days away from stealing fish and biting his crazy belly. Since then, Lefty has remained a skilled, skilled fisherman, despite the constant excitement and anticipation. Adapted section of Brooks Falls bears. Wildlife և survives on the Brooks River in Alaska. Copyright © 2021 by Michael Fitz. Reproduced with permission from The Countryman Press, WW Norton & Company. All rights reserved. Read more at The Daily Beast. 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