7 maart 2015

From the archives #56

Canada (2012)
Definitely one of the most amazing things we ever witnessed was the salmon jump at Bailey's Chute in Wells Gray Park (B.C.) in September 2012. We had actually parked our car here to take a walk and when we came near the Clearwater River wondered why it was so crowded. Well, we soon found out!

Chinook Salmon travel over 600 km through lakes, up heavy rapids, strongs currents, and against natural predators to their spawning ground, leaving the last bit of effort to spawn, and then to die. If you would like to read more about the Wells Gray Park and the journey of the salmon click HERE.

The only thing missing here was a bear.. fishing and eating.. ;)     Enjoy your weekend!

6 opmerkingen:

  1. Wow, mooie foto met de springende zalm!

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  2. Inderdaad mooie foto. Hoe doen die beesten dat. Je blijft je verwonderen.

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  3. It's amazing, their willpower to fight their way up that river, just to spawn and kick the bucket.

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  4. What a wonderful shot.
    Have a nice sunday.

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  5. Salmon runs are definitely exciting. I've never seen one with a bear either... :)

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