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Grizzly bear turns the tables on photographer

A grizzly bear fishing for salmon in Alaska. Image by brewbooks / CC BY 2.0
A grizzly bear fishing for salmon in Alaska. Image by brewbooks / CC BY 2.0 Image by brewbooks / CC BY-SA 2.0

Grizzly bears are generally the subject of interest for countless photographers, but one grizzly decided to see what the fuss was all about and take a look behind the lens himself. The bear had been fishing in a river in British Columbia before it approached the photographer, Jim Lawrence, and began inspecting his equipment, at one point staring intently at the camera’s screen as if lining up a shot. Lawrence’s snap of the bear, taken with another camera, is a once-in-a-lifetime pic. Read more: cbc.ca