The largest predator in North America, bears have the majesty and solitude of the "errant knight" from classic literature. During our experiences with bears, we're continually amazed by how silently such a large animal can move through its surroundings, the dexterity they demonstrate in feeding and the care they show in raising their young,

The Wait - Katmai NP, Alaska

The Wait - Katmai NP, Alaska

Shoreline Searcher - Katmai NP, Alaska

Shoreline Searcher - Katmai NP, Alaska

Poised for Action - Katmai NP, Alaska

Poised for Action - Katmai NP, Alaska

Target in Sight! - Katmai NP, Alaska

Target in Sight! - Katmai NP, Alaska

The Charge #1 - Katmai NP, Alaska

The Charge #1 - Katmai NP, Alaska

The Charge #2 - Katmai NP, Alaska

The Charge #2 - Katmai NP, Alaska

The Critical Moment - Katmai NP, Alaska

The Critical Moment - Katmai NP, Alaska

Success! - Katmai NP, Alaska

Success! - Katmai NP, Alaska

Family Outing - Katmai NP, Alaska

Family Outing - Katmai NP, Alaska

Mom's Here - Katmai NP, Alaska

Mom's Here - Katmai NP, Alaska

Day Dreamin' Bear - Katmai NP, Alaska

Day Dreamin' Bear - Katmai NP, Alaska

Sleepin' Bear

Sleepin' Bear

Drinkin' Bear - Katmai NP, Alaska

Drinkin' Bear - Katmai NP, Alaska

Fuzzy Ears - Katmai NP, Alaska

Fuzzy Ears - Katmai NP, Alaska

Grizzly Bear Portrait

Grizzly Bear Portrait

Northern Majesty - Churchill, Manitoba, Canada

Northern Majesty - Churchill, Manitoba, Canada

Polar Bear on the Prowl - Churchill, Manitoba, Canada

Polar Bear on the Prowl - Churchill, Manitoba, Canada

Snowstorm Wanderer #1 - Churchill, Manitoba, Canada

Snowstorm Wanderer #1 - Churchill, Manitoba, Canada

Contemplation of a Carnivore - Churchill, Manitoba, Canada

Contemplation of a Carnivore - Churchill, Manitoba, Canada

Polar Bear Portrait - Churchill, Manitoba, Canada

Polar Bear Portrait - Churchill, Manitoba, Canada