Grizzly & Wolf Discovery Center 2: Duel of the Grizzlies

Yellowstone SP12-108

It all started innocently enough, with the two bears merely checking each other out:

But soon they were in a fight to the death:

Until one of bears went in for the kill:

Okay, it didn’t quite happen that way. The bears were not fighting to the death (although it sure looks like they were!), they were merely pretending to fight to the death. It was all in good fun: a bit of a show for the spectators at the Grizzly & Wolf Discovery Center; a show, which moreover, provided an opportunity to get some interesting shots of bears interacting. The photos, however, were rather challenging, as the bears decided to put on their show in section of their display area that is covered by fence. Getting a clean look at the bears turned out to be challenging:

Moving toward the main display area gave me a cleaner look, but I was further away, and the background wasn’t too good, either:

But the backgrounds, as I explained in my last post, can be removed in Photoshop, providing something a bit more special: