Wild Chronicles travels to America's North Country with one brave photographer who is looking for something beyond your "average bear."
Alaska's grizzly bears capture National Geographic photographer Joel Sartore's imagination yet fuel his worst fears. Sartore knows that as Alaska loses its wilderness to oil exploration it is the grizzly that should be afraid of him. After spending months in the wild observing changes in bear behavior as human settlements creep in on their habitat, Sartore comes to an alarming realization—it is virtually impossible to keep the two apart, and the results are not always good.
large mammal native to North America.
environment where an organism lives throughout the year or for shorter periods of time.
fossil fuel formed from the remains of marine plants and animals. Also known as petroleum or crude oil.
environment that has remained essentially undisturbed by human activity.