Right now, on the brushy tundra of northern Alaska, grizzly bears are gathering at quiet streams and rivers, attracted by the largest calorie reward they can find — spawning salmon.
As I started hiking a ridgetop during the July 4th weekend, a friend told me to look for the mushroom rock ahead.
At first, I thought I may have heard her wrong.
A scientist recently wondered which animal travels farthest across the landscape in one year. In doing his research, he found a few Alaska creatures near the top of the list.