Brown bears fish for salmon in one of the best spots where the Ozernaya River flows into Kurilskoe Lake. An abundant food supply attracts the bears, also known as grizzlies, to the protected watersheds of Kamchatka’s Kurilskoe Lake Preserve, the gem of the Russian preserve system.
- RANDY OLSON
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- Kamchatka Salmon_ National Geographic Magazine 8/2009