A brown bear's claws hang onto the salmon in Kuril Lake.
Grizzly bears need to eat about 40 fish a day to put on weight to make it through the winter.
Brown bears in Kamchatka can be 7 to 9 feet in length and weigh 700-800 pounds. Species: U. arctic Genus:Ursus
Kamchatka has the highest density of brown bears in the world, with almost 15,000 on the Russian peninsula.
- RANDY OLSON
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- Kamchatka Salmon_ National Geographic Magazine 8/2009