Salmon are amazing.
They are born in fresh water. They live most of their lives out in the sea. Then, when their biological clock tells them, they swim upriver, sometimes many miles, to the place where they were born, only to spawn and die. An amazing circle of life.
Salmon trying to jump up obstacles in their way home to spawn
Ketchikan, Alaska, late August:
A traffic jam of salmon waiting to make their run up the small but challenging falls on Ketchikan Creek:
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