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This Week on Explore (7/14)

Service Dog Project has welcomed a new baby donkey! Lin Ping has given birth to twins! Sadly, two of Rachel and Steve’s chicks have been taken by GHO predation. Bailey is still healthy and actively being watched by Rachel and Steve.  Doves egg have hatched! Congrats BellaDonna & Adonis! Best Bear Sighting This Week! A

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

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.

panda cub and mom

Baby Panda Won’t Let Mom Sleep In

Those pandas are at it again! Mama panda Xi Mei and toddler daughter Xi Le are known for their hilarious and playful banter, like the times mama wouldn’t share her bread with baby.

I'm walkin' here!

Cub Standoff Leads to Single Car Traffic Jam (Video)

There was an adorable standoff in Katmai National Park between #132’s cub and what appears to be a small Mitsubishi. It all begins as mama bear and cubs amble down the paved road near the boat cove. Anticipating an approaching truck, the family smartly veers into the grass and out of harm’s way. Everyone except

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