Brown bear photo-bombs ‘oblivious’ fishermen in wildlife photographer’s photo

A wildlife photographer in Alaska just lately captured a jaw-dropping {photograph} of a brown bear creeping up behind two oblivious, soon-to-be shocked fishermen.

The superb picture exhibits the lads staring immediately into the photographer’s digital camera, wanting a bit confused, whereas the huge predator stands just a few ft behind them.

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Robert Hawthorne snapped the image throughout a current go to to Katmai Nationwide Park, Alaska, The Solar reviews. The photographer reportedly warned the lads of what was lurking close by, however solely after seeing the scene unfold by way of his lens.

“Believe it or not, the fishermen were thinking about nothing but their fishing,” Hawthorne said of the encounter, according to The Sun. “They were oblivious to the bear behind them.”

media=”(max-width: 767px)” >media=”(min-width: 767px)” >“I believe this photo strikes a nerve for a lot of people," said photographer Robert Hawthorne. "Many people shiver and recoil when they see it, imagining themselves in the fishermen's shoes.”

“I believe this photo strikes a nerve for a lot of people,” said photographer Robert Hawthorne. “Many people shiver and recoil when they see it, imagining themselves in the fishermen’s shoes.”
(Kennedy Information and Media)

Hawthorne, initially from Montana, has been photographing bears for a number of years, however solely trekked to Alaska this previous May to take a job as a images information, in response to Discover Massive Sky,

“Alaska is truly special,” Hawthorne informed the outlet. “Nowhere else on this planet can you experience the magnificent brown bear as you can there.”

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And this expertise at Katmai Nationwide Park, particularly, is probably going one of many craziest encounters Hawthorne has ever captured.

“I believe this photo strikes a nerve for a lot of people,” he said, per The Sun. “Many people shiver and recoil when they see it, imagining themselves in the fishermen’s shoes.”

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Hawthorne confirmed that each fishermen escaped with none damage, although they had been a bit shaken.

“[People] then they immediately ask, ‘What happened next? Are they alive?'” he said, “People can’t imagine being that close to a bear and not being attacked, and I don’t blame them. The bear truly was not interested in the fishermen, although he may have been interested to see if they had caught a fish for stealing.”

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The photographer credited the story’s fortunately uneventful finish to the truth that he didn’t see any bear cubs within the space. He additionally claimed that the 2 fishermen apparently solely suffered “a good startle,” however as soon as they realized there was no hazard, they went proper again to fishing.

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