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Thanksgiving flashback: Wolf fishes for salmon – just like the bears

© Paul Stinsa

© Paul Stinsa

Recalling a fascinating wolf story from 2007:

Brooks River Falls in Katmai National Park & Preserve – An amateur wildlife photographer captures stunning shots of a wolf using bear fishing techniques to efficiently snag herself more than a dozen salmon from an Alaskan river.

When a lone, female wolf appeared at the Brooks River Falls in Katmai National Park & Preserve this summer and began catching sockeye salmon as if she were the most efficient of brown bears, photographer Paul Stinsa didn’t know what to think.

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