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#89 Backpack and #480 Otis on a Gorgeous Fall Day in Katmai, Snapshot from Samantha Eye

Cam Alert! Autumn Hours on the Bear Cam

Backpack and Otis are here to update you on the new Autumn Hours for the Bear Cams. With the light low in the northern fall skies, our feed will be live from these new hours (and stay tuned for updates).

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See the “Butt” Photo Contest Winners!

The “end” is here, and we have the winners from Juergen’s hosted “Animal Butt Contest.” We’ll start the list from the “rear” up. (OK, OK, no more puns! See the winners and full results here.)

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Meet Indy and Learn to Fish

Meet one of our newest bears on the Bear Cam. Viewer riverrock :0) has helped with our Citizen Science and offers this excellent description of our quick-footed bear.

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See Ilka the Polar Bear Nurse Her Cub

Ilka, mom to famed polar bear Siku, was in motherly bliss nursing one of her youngest cubs on the Live Cam. We have a highlight video here.

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Three Little Ducklings All in a Row

Well… not exactly ducks here. This photo from Ranger Jeanne captures a female bear with her three cubs in Katmai National Park. As you can see here, brown bears are very adept swimmers from a very young age.

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