"Yosemite Valley Black Bear"
March 2009, Yosemite National Park, California
I've had more than my share of bear encounters in the wild. This enormous black bear was by far the largest. Grizzly bears get much larger still, but as far as black bears are concerned, this is about as big as they come.
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