Nature

New on 500px : Grizzly Bear, British Columbia, Canada by travelwithkat by travelwithkat

This large male Grizzly Bear sniffed the air to catch our scent as I photographed him from a small boat. He then slowly edged his way forward and looked me straight in the eye. Time to retreat I thought!

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New on 500px : Running for the salmon by Dionys_Moser by Dionys_Moser

Big brownbear in Kamtschatka
We still have 2 space free for the tour in august 2016
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New on 500px : Purple Yawn by fulllifephotoadventures by fulllifephotoadventures

Polar bear in the early autumn light, Svalbard.

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New on 500px : Pindos National Park (Bear river) by giannisrpkphotography by giannisrpkphotography

Pindus National Park also known as Valia-Kalda, is a national park in mainland Greece, situated in an isolated mountainous area at the periphery of West Macedonia and Epirus, in the northeastern part of the Pindus mountain range. It was established in 1966 and covers an area of 6,927 hectares (17,120 acres). The park’s core zone, 3,360 hectares (8,300 acres), covers the greatest part of the Valia Kalda valley and the slopes of the surrounding peaks.

The national park has an elevation range from 1,076 to 2,177 metres (3,530 to 7,142 ft) and is characterized by dense forests of European black pine and common beech, rocky ridges, several peaks over 2,000 metres (6,600 ft), rapid streams and mountain lakes. The area belong to the wider Pindus Mountains mixed forests ecoregion and is a representative part of Pindus mountain range. Moreover, it belongs to the Natura 2000 ecological network of protected areas and is one of the three places in Greece that hosts a population of bears.

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