In this September 2016 photo, a sow black bear, known as Nikki, beds down for a nap in the woods near Steep Creek after consuming a coho salmon at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

In this September 2016 photo, a sow black bear, known as Nikki, beds down for a nap in the woods near Steep Creek after consuming a coho salmon at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

This is how the animal kingdom reproduces

Live-bearing, egg-laying and everything in between.

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