Grizzly bears are not vicious. Like any animal – wild, domestic, and human (especially human!) – they have the potential to be dangerous when surprised, scared or defending their territory/young. But they are naturally docile, gentle and playful creatures. Just look at their eyes! Photographers and observers need to be careful for the safety of themselves and the bears. Do not get too close – all of these images were taken from a safe distance or from my vehicle – be bear smart when hiking/camping, carry bear spray, make lots of noise, etc.
- Mom and three little bears – my first grizzlies of 2016
- Kiwi teaches me to forget about photography at the Grizzly Bear Ranch
- Grizzly Bears Photography – my 2013 year in review