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2018 Bearcam Stories: The Elders of Brooks River

By Mike Fitz Two of bearcam’s most recognizable bears are also the oldest known bears at Brooks River. Bears 410 and 480 Otis, have survived the last several years in the face of competition from younger, larger, and stronger bears. How will their experience help them meet the challenges of making a living this summer?

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Favorite Bear Memory: LaniH

My favorite memory would have to be the little lip fisher subadult. We first noticed her at the end of August and she climbed up on the lip and approached the edge but backed off and sat down. She sat there for a few minutes then got back up and approached the edge again, she

Snapshot by BruniCaselli

Share Your Bear Cam Memories!

It’s almost time for #bearcam and we know you are all on the edges of your seats! While we wait, share you favorite snapshot and #bearcam memory in the comments below! We will select winners and feature their stories here and on other platforms. So what are you waiting for? Share with us your unforgettable bear

Snapshot by CamOp Arya

Brooks River Bear Mating Season

by Mike Fitz The month of June might allow Brooks River’s bears their first opportunity of the year to catch and eat salmon, but this month also marks an annual event even more important than their first meal hearty fish dinner. June is the peak of the bears’ mating season. A male bear uses his

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Daily Dose of Love: Root Bear Float

We All Float On! The best kind of treat after a long hot day is a casual float in Brooks Falls. One, two, three backstrokes into relaxation. This bear knew that even after a long day of fishing that it is important to sit back, relax, and enjoy the jacuzzi! Make sure to tune in every day

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