Anchorage, Alaska skyline
Moose. She was behind a fence near the airport. There was an article in the local paper about a woman getting stomped by a moose that day in a nearby park.
This was our transportation, a DeHavilland Beaver six-seater.
View from the plane.
Bear digging razor clams on the mud flats at low tide, followed by a pod of photographers, as seen from the plane on approach.
Clamming bear with her attending pod of paparazzi; the first thing we saw when we landed on the beach.
How we got around
Photo nerds in their native habitat. Doug Mader (left) and me.
Stand and deliver! Hand over all of your lupins!
First sign of bears
Quit touching me!
Relaxing in the sun.
Bear buddies crossing the river.
That awkward moment when they spot you.
Big blond boar bear checking out a lady.
Soft and fluffy; you just want to pet her.
They usually sit or lie down while grazing.
This shot makes the bear look like a pet Golden Retriever