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A younger, less dominant 856 (left) plays with 489 Ted in 2008. Photo courtesy of Jeanne Roy.

Choose Your Brown Bear Live Chats!

In a whole new twist on live chats, our guide to bear cam season Ranger Dave Kopshever of Katmai National Park is asking YOU to help choose what he and his guests talk about! Learn more in this video: Tell us what you want to know in the comments below! Watch brown bears live, all

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Daily Dose of Love: Walrus Relaxation!

Wet And Wild Walruses! The Summer of Blubber is in full swing with the walrus dudes of Round Island! Hundreds of tusky males let it all hang out on this rocky Alaskan beach while their ladies and offspring have headed up north. Beach bods are lookin’ pretty good, fellas! Watch now, while ya can, here!

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Update: Live Chat with Chris Morgan Canceled

UPDATE: Unfortunately, due to illness, we’ve had to cancel tomorrow’s live chat with Chris Morgan. We hope to host him again, so stay tuned! Chris Morgan is an ecologist and award-winning conservationist, educator, TV host and film producer. He brings people back to nature, and nature back to people, all towards inspiring a fresh, new

Otis waits for salmon / pic by Ranger Jeanne Roy

Do Bears Fish Brooks Falls in September?

By “The Artist Formerly Known as Ranger Mike” Fitz In September and October, Bear 480 Otis makes a living from his office in the far pool at Brooks Falls, catching unsuspecting salmon that swim within reach. This year in particular, several other bears have joined him at the falls and all are fishing more or

Walruses haul out on Round Island, Alaska. Pic by Ryan Morrill

How Does a Walrus Fit In?

By Margaret Archibald, Alaska Department of Fish and Game The other day while trying to push our ungainly inflatable boat off the rocks during a falling tide, I noticed two juvenile salmon hovering together near the surface in the intertidal zone. I stopped for a second because, while I’ve worked with salmon for many years,

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