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Out Takes: Close encounter with a bear
This is an archived article that was published on sltrib.com in 2012, and information in the article may be outdated. It is provided only for personal research purposes and may not be reprinted.

Roger Murphy sent in this picture he snapped during a trip to Katmai National Park in Alaska in 2008.

Murphy said there were plenty of bears and numerous close encounters, but "the bears were interested in the fish, not people."

Another shot he included in the email illustrated just how close the encounters were that day. —

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