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The Bears of Kodiak Island

March 16, 2013  •  Leave a Comment
On a cool, rainy morning in September of 2006 I boarded a small float plane and headed out into the wilds of the Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge to photograph the world’s largest bears. Our destination was the Aleut Island Lodge. From here we would explore the areas salmon streams in hopes of having some close encounters with the massive Kodiak bro...
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Life in the Shadow of a Predator

March 16, 2013  •  Leave a Comment
The close presence of predators is a daily reality for many animals throughout the world. Humans have insulated themselves from this reality by building up cities and pushing predators back into smaller and smaller natural spaces. As a result, we have lost our sense of the natural order and we are shocked and angered when one of our own falls to a...
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Amazon - The Flooded Forest

March 16, 2013  •  Leave a Comment
The density and diversity of life in the Amazon is truly staggering. One of the first things you notice is the sounds. There are so many birds, insects and frogs that there is a continuous symphony day and night. By day, an extraordinary array of bird calls fills the air, many with beautiful songs. As night falls the frogs call to prospect mates. T...
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Denali - Alaska's Autumn Jewel

March 16, 2013  •  Leave a Comment
For a brief moment each autumn, a blanket of spectacular color falls across Alaska. The progression begins as the underbrush lights in a blaze of reds and orange and continues in the coming days as waves of yellow spread across the trees. The moment seems so brief and magical as the color fades in only a few days. While it lasts, nature seems wrapp...
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Monterey Bay Orca Attack

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Spring is a time of intense predation in the waters of California’s Monterey Bay. After months of fasting in warm southern waters, numerous humpback whales fed on large schools of anchovies near the submarine canyon. On the first two days of our trip there were humpbacks in every direction, up to 30 each day. Our fish finder suggested that the anch...
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