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Eagle nonchalantly eyes fox’s salmon from safe distance. Fox runs over and says, “Hey, I’ll share this with you!” (And takes dump near eagle.)
The Alaska Peninsula supports very healthy populations of coastal brown bears and decent populations of wolves. Bears sightings happen, literally, on a daily basis. Wolf sightings are far more rare – we have perhaps half a dozen each summer, but …
Coastal brown bears are omnipresent at SAFARI camp. No exaggeration, we see them on a daily basis – sometimes at great distances, sometimes within close proximity. These regular bear sightings are just one aspect of what makes the SAFARI camp …
This Alaska fishing season offered something extraordinary – we were treated with multiple close-up sightings of 5 to 8.5 foot salmon sharks in shallow clear water, plus we witnessed some of these sharks blowing up on schools of salmon along a deep shoreline, launching themselves full body out of water!
Yes, you will catch more fish than you thought possible, but at Alaska Wilderness SAFARI you’ll also experience some of the best bear viewing in Alaska. Literally. Except for a few famous Alaska bear viewing areas, like Brooks Falls or Hallo Bay in Katmai National Park …
I knew in September 2010 that I would return to the majestic fishing waters of the Alaska Wilderness SAFARI Camp. Two years later and again the second week of September, I was impressed by the same picturesque scenery, which caught me …
Alaskan brown bears are powerful animals. Their large hump is a musculoskeletal adaptation optimized for efficient digging (perhaps better stated as “earth moving”), plus it helps them attain great bursts of speed over short distances (most references report up to 30 mph). …
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Bears are such a HUGE part of our summer and your weekly experience. Especially at our Alaska Wilderness SAFARI camp, where we literally see bears everyday of the season. And often we see mutliple bears in a single day.
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