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A brown bear is the biggest terrestrial animal in Japan . It classified as omnivorous .They usually feeds plants ,nuts, mushrooms,and also some kind of salmon which swimback up to the rivers in autumn. Also the brown bear wakes up from hibernation in early spring ,they sometime attacks shika deers or other animals to survive and to leave the offspring.
It seems to cruel behaivor but kind of this activity in SHIRETOKO is natur of law.

The Shiretoko peninsula is one of the world's highest density regions for brown bear
.Since they can make use the bounty of the forests and the sea,,,including herbaceous plants from the coasts and high mountains,fruit and nuts from forests,and the salmons that swim up stream,,,they have more than 90 varietis
of food resources at their disposal.


A famiry of brown bear is walking under the spring mild sun light

A bear family is praying
the shika deer

A cub bear rasees by mother so
carefully and safely.

Early spring, ,brown bear sometime attacks shika deer to survive themselves.. Not to mention the conection of life is very inportant activitys in natural world.