Forget about sharks, in Alaska kayakers have to keep an eye on the bears: A kayaker watches a brown bear swimming in Anton Larsen Bay near Kodiak, Alaska, on Friday, July 13, 2012. Wendy Close Eskew, who operates kayak tours on Kodiak Island, said her group came across the 2 or 3-year-old animal as it swam from Whale Island to the shore of the bay, a distance of 4 miles. The bear eventually reached shore and ran unharmed into the brush. (AP Photo/Wendy Eskew, Kodiak Daily Mirror)
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