Lesson 10 - Salmon swimming upstream

The fish in freshwater lakes video reminded me of a video I came across recently, of salmon crossing a road during their upstream migration. It blew me away! I had no idea that fish could manage to make progress in such shallow water.

Drive Slowly & Carefully - Skokomish River Salmon Fish Crossing The Road


If you are interested in salmon there is an entire chapter in James Michener book Alaska in which you undergo the life history of a salmon from the salmons
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I’ll check it out! I have read some James Michener books but not Alaska.

That’s so cool Pat! I was worried one might get run over by those trucks but I don’t think any did. But did you see that one fish swim the other way??? lol! Confused salmon :slight_smile:

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I found this live webcam of a waterfall in Alaska. It was very active! Some wolves were standing at the top waiting for salmon that made it up, then a bunch of bears came and had a feast and playtime! https://explore.org/livecams/brown-bears/brown-bear-salmon-cam-brooks-falls


My first thought: I’m glad I am not a salmon. Or a bear either, for that matter, having to stand in freezing water waiting for my food to arrive …

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lol but they were having so much fun! …until one of them fell over the waterfall that is. Silly ol’ bear :wink:

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