A black bear (Ursus americanus) feeds on abundant pink salmon in Anan Creek adding needed protein to fatten up on a diet that otherwise consists of cranberries, currants, blueberries, devil's club ants and grubs. Anan Wildlife Observatory in Tongass National Forest is restricted by permit to keep the bears families that feed there wild.
- MELISSA FARLOW
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- Tongass National Geographic Magazine MM7258