03-11-10 Wildlife

The only wildlife I seem to photograph is captive, such as the butterflies I’ve posted. And now a lumbering brown bear, on display at a zoo a few miles south of Sitka, Alaska, named “The Fortress of the Bear.” This young bear is one of two at the compound. They were orphaned after their mother had to be be destroyed. The crime the mom had committed was that she had made her way into the kitchen of a resort. Once a bear has tasted peanut butter and jelly, she is less inclined to eat berries and salmon. And before you know it, they’ll be back in your kitchen. Here’s another view. (click)

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