This predator is out to catch fish with his BEAR-HANDS. The powerful brown bear stationed himself near a bridge on the Ozernaya River in the South Kamchatka Federal Sanctuary in Russia.
As the salmon made their way from the Sea of Okhotsk to Lake Kurile, home to the largest gathering of sokeye salmon in Asia, the bear lay in wait for a lucrative haul.
A close-up video shows the imposing male climbing into the water before staying dead still.
When a salmon gets close enough, he lashes out with both paws to seize it before climbing back out of the water with a tasty meal.