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Caption This Contest – Brown Bear

It’s Monday and we have a new one! Go on and caption this… and enter our weekly contest with this new snapshot from dawnrom1.Check out our latest winners and last contest, and then come back with some new ideas. Enter your caption below for the picture above.

Winners will be announced in one week and receive explore.org Brown Bear Cam prizes!

(PS Have you listened to the Brown Bear Soundtrack yet? Check it out here.)

  • http://www.elegantlychocolate.com StacyTx

    I GOT IT!…I GOT IT!…I GOT IT!…Oh Darn, I ALMOST got it.

  • Ronnie

    I don’t go fast, but I kick up a lot of suds!

  • Sue

    “I saw Otis do this, it worked for him!”

    • May


  • mosaic_world

    You think you’re so slick Salmon, but can you run a 6 minute mile??

  • Terry Ledbetter

    Hey I can “bearly” see the fish!!

  • GABear

    “Watch me walk on water”!

  • Linda Jett_Joanie_IRL_Joanie

    Whoooop! Whooooop! Whooooooop! Holy Aunt Jiminy Cricket this water is FREEZING!!!

  • iloveak

    watch out i am coming for you

  • grandmaj

    Two and half somersault with a salmon twist – Score: 10!

  • BirdyGirly

    Hi ho Silver and away!

  • Dicky Neely

    OK, I’m ready for the drag boat races now!

  • May

    …….Bear thinking “Oh do I wish Otis was here now to see me, he would for sure say something like this…… “I don’t look to jump over 7-foot bars: I look around for 1-foot bars that I can step over……” Warren Buffett quotes

  • Sue

    I enjoy thinking like the Bears and some of the crzy things you see them doing. Going to miss them, this was my first season, but looking forward to the polar bears!
    Otis is priceless, you can’t help but talk about him…wise old bear!

  • OBXdreamer

    Top this Michael Phelps!!!!

  • blueLily

    Muahahaha…I see you in there!

  • Leo Brackin

    OOOO something touched my leg!!!

  • JHughey

    The bigs boys do this ……. I think I can, I think I can, I think I can

  • Easy

    “I`m not yet the king here,but jumb like a lion.”

  • Gillian

    Look at me, I float like a butterfly, sting like a bee.

  • Sandy in NC

    CANNONBALL…not, more like a bearly-flop!

  • BeckyT-GA


  • BeckyT-GA

    It may not be ballet but it gets the job done!

  • Barbara Winkle


  • Ronnie

    I don’t go fast, but I kick up a lot of suds!

  • Cbuitron

    I’m the next bear rider of the waves

  • Carli Chapman

    Its a rock! No its a trout! NO its a Salmon! and its MINE!

  • Sue

    “this action shot is sure to get someone’s attention!”

  • Scotian-NS-CANADA

    “Run Forrest! RUN!!!!”

  • lilac

    I’m only doing these front hand clap push ups so that maybe, just maybe Lurch and 856 will let me hang around with them. 51, 52, 53, are they watching?

  • Denise

    “The Salmon “stroke”…newest swimming style added to the Bear-Olympics”

  • Janelle H

    Mine Mine Mine . .. . . . . . Mine Mine Mine.. . . .. . . Mine Mine Mine

  • Nancy McLaren Clark

    Is this how you said to do it mom. I think I can, I think I can.

    Nanc for bear chat

  • Leanne Ferree

    Get back here! You’re my dinner.

  • Ospreyfan

    “Come here, I just want to talk”

    • mosaic_world

      good one

  • Juergen

    aaannnnnndddddd TOUCHDOWN!!!!!

  • calliopejane

    I hope the viewers nail this shot before I faceplant in this freezing water.

  • karenUSA


  • SweetPea

    Maybe ???? If I run fast enough I can FLY like Alice.

  • Cbuitron

    I may not be the brightest bear in the woods, but , I do get what I go after.

  • Jason Mangelsen

    Ride the wave man, body surfing is where it’s at.

  • Trevyrox

    That darn rock trips me every time!

  • jigsallot

    YEA!!! MY CAR KEYS !

  • jigsallot

    LOOK!!! Lurch’s toupe !

  • Gvyt36785

    Brown bear exploding from the water. (Say No to anthropomorphization!)

    • Juergen

      what is your problem? bears have fun sometimes, and its a human thing to have fun too, have nothing to do with the animal, we caption a pic, you know
      and if you do not understand this kind of fun, so sad for you…
      only my opinion

  • Nicki Head

    People protect what they love. Explore has shown us how to love bears.

  • lingo13

    “You salmon think you can jump? This is what I call a jump!”

  • Mamoodle

    Simon Says: Spawn like a salmon!

  • Hank

    Darn! I dropped the remote….I know it’s in here somewhere!!

  • Genny

    Grazer taught me this move, run, jump and pounce.

    • Genny

      I do realize that if you aren’t familiar with Grazer you’ll not get this, but just had to do it for my favorite bear.

  • lilac

    You want me to what? Sing you a song? OK! Fishy Fishy in the Brook, This Bears comin in , your Goose is Cooked!

  • Nan Kan

    I dropped the key to my den!

  • heidibelle

    na na na Na na na, ME!…huh!…I’ll…show…you! Drat!…where’d he go…

  • Sandy in NC

    EWW…A PENNY!!!

  • buckeye

    “Last one in has fish breath!”

  • http://www.falconvalleygroup.com Gayle Falkenthal

    Michael Phelps, eat your heart out. I don’t even have to wax my legs to be this fast.

  • Tammyh

    Practicing what I learned in Otis’ fishing workshop, maybe he will give me a fish reward for doing good.

  • Luv2fishdarlene

    Going to grab mane and sink spurs to get that fish!!

  • CurbGirl

    Yowzah! I don’t care WHAT the rangers say…this water is COLD!