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Mother bear with three cubs in Katmai National Park

Brown bear, where have you gone?

By “The Artist Formerly Known as Ranger Mike” Fitz As bear sightings dwindle along Brooks River, the Bear Cams still catch periodic glimpses of single bears and a few females with cubs. However, there’s a dearth of bears at Brooks River compare to peak bear times in July and September. Fall is a season of

Charlie Annenberg hugs a panda at Wolong Preserve

Charlie Chats Bears On Mashable

Charlie Annenberg, founder of explore.org sat down for an interview with Jason Abbruzzese and Matt Petronzio on Mashable Business where he gave his personal perspective on our family of live cams, the Pearls of the Planet. It’s hard to choose among his “children” but he does expand on a favorite, the Katmai Bear Cam. 

Otis waits for salmon / pic by Ranger Jeanne Roy

Bear Cam Contest: When Will We See Otis?

UPDATE: Otis returned to Brooks Falls on June 30th, and our closest-guessing entry has been notified. Thanks for playing, everyone! Patience is a virtue, and Bearcam fan favorite Otis knows that better than anyone – he’ll sit in the Brooks Falls Jacuzzi for hours on end until he’s full of fish. Now, you’ll need his

Mom bear with cubs at Katmai NPS

Brown Bears: Take Part When You Watch

The Brown Bear Cams in Alaska’s Katmai National Park are live again for the season, bears are waking up, and our partners would like you to take part in research while you watch.

Cubdult 503 by Ranger Daniel

The Teenagers Of The Bear World

By “The Artist Formerly Known as Ranger Mike” Fitz Recently I speculated that 435 Holly and her two cubs might go their separate ways. Since then, park rangers spotted Holly’s adopted cub, 503 Cubadult, wandering alone near the mouth of Brooks River.

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