A black bear scrunches up his eyes, wrinkles his nose, and eats some barnacles in the intertidal zone at Glacier Bay National Park, Alaska. Although he's a very healthy looking bear, eating barnacles seems a bit desperate and more than a little crunchy. He quickly moved on to other food.

Photographed during my Artist in Residency at Glacier Bay National Park. For funding my stay, I am very grateful to the National Park Service, Alaska Geographic, and the Voices of the Wilderness program.