Hungry grizzly bear photo-bombs camera trap in award-winning photo
By angelamontana

Posted: October 19, 2021

Here’s quite a photo from Montana photographer, Zack Clothier.

A grizzly bear attacked a photographer’s camera and ended up starring in a grisly photo that has won the photographer an award.

Zack Clothier, a professional photographer based in Montana, set up a camera trap pointing at an elk carcass hoping to get some shots of scavenging wildlife. He returned to find his camera setup trashed and one clear picture of the culprit: a large grizzly bear (Ursus arctos horribilis).

The photo, called “Grizzly leftovers,” captures the bear just before it lunges at the camera. Clothier found out his picture won the 2021 Wildlife Photographer of the Year prize for the Animals in their Environment category at an awards ceremony on Oct. 12.

Read more on this random accident by Patrick Pester via livescience.com HERE.