Grizzly Smile
Posted by Lee Petersen | March 22, 2020
Grizzly Smile

Purchase Print A brown bear takes a pause from eating soapberries in Denali National Park. The brown bears in the interior of Alaska often have a blonde coat with darker...

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A moose in the bushes during early morning blue light
Posted by Lee Petersen | March 18, 2020
Moose

Purchase Print I was walking on the Alaska Dog Musher's Association trails to Creamer's Field to take some sunrise photos when I heard rustling up ahead. I kept walking cautiously...

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Snowshoe Hare
Posted by Lee Petersen | March 16, 2020
Snowshoe Hare

Purchase Print I took my camera while walking the dog with Cat yesterday. There have been fox tracks all over the yard and road lately, so I wanted to get...

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Steller Party
Posted by Lee Petersen | March 14, 2020
Steller Party

Purchase Print A raft of Steller Sea lions near the Solomon Gulch Hatchery in Valdez, Alaska. Steller sea lions are the largest sea lion species with the males reaching over...

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Solomon Gulch Hatchery – Valdez, Alaska
Posted by Lee Petersen | March 5, 2020
Solomon Gulch Hatchery – Valdez, Alaska – Wildlife Viewing

Along Dayville Road, less than a 15-minute drive (10-miles) from Valdez is the Solomon Gulch Hatchery. The returning salmon draw multiple predators to the area. Sea lions, seals, eagles, and...

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Sea Otters
Posted by Lee Petersen | March 4, 2020
Sea Otters

Sea otters deciding whether or not to flee the comfort of their iceberg while they curiously watch our boat pass. This photo was taken in Columbia Bay near Glacier Island.

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Posted by Lee Petersen | February 29, 2020
Dall Sheep

Purchase Print Dall sheep grazing near Polychrome Pass in Denali National Park & Preserve. I took this photo while on a 3-day bike-packing trip in early May before the buses...

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Posted by Lee Petersen | February 26, 2020
Moose

Purchase Print Before living in Fairbanks, I've only seen three moose. The first was through the trees while hiking in New Hampshire. The second was dead in that back of...

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Posted by Lee Petersen | February 23, 2020
Velvet Free

Caribou are the fourth largest mammal in Denali National Park, after moose and bears (brown and black). You can usually spot them out on the tundra in small herds. Unlike...

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Arctic ground squirrel eating a plant in Denali National Park
Posted by Lee Petersen | February 16, 2020
Arctic Ground Squirrel

The Arctic ground squirrel lives only in subarctic North America and eastern Asia. Spending 7 to 8 months of the year in hibernation, these little critter's body temperature drops to...

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