Aug 10, 2018 - National Geographic Sea Lion
Today was yet another spectacular day in a truly spectacular landscape! Early this morning we stopped in Bartlett Cove at the entrance of
Several bears were spotted during the morning, including a mother brown bear with three large and almost adult-sized cubs that must have been over two years old. We saw a few mountain goats and continued up the bay to the very northern glaciers, Margerie and Grand Pacific. The Margerie Glacier calved a few small pieces of ice for us, and we were treated to hot sun and views of the surrounding foothills. We continued to the Lamplugh and Johns Hopkins Glaciers, which were stunning in shadowy sunlight and backdropped by snow-clad peaks. On the return to Bartlett Cove we had a very special sighting: a glacier bear. This grayish-blue morph of black bear is highly prized by natural history enthusiasts, and
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