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Brown Bear Story: calliopejane

“Back in 2014, on my first trip to Katmai National Park, we did a float down to Big Creek and King Salmon. Along theway we saw a yearling and her injured mother who had a snare cutting into her neck. Right after I got home I saw a post on Explore that the injured bear


Bear Story: Jeanette Koenig

“My favorite moment was back in 2012, when we saw Lurch tending a cache for several days. The story had begun a few days earlier, when Patches (I think) had been observed on the cache. The cams went dark for the night, and the next morning, Patches was gone, Lurch was in his place, and


Daily Dose of Love: How To Fish Brooks Falls

How Brown Bears Fish The Falls The Falls on Brooks River are a physical barrier to the countless salmon trying to swim upstream to spawn each summer. So if you’re a hungry bear, you should gather there to catch lunch (and breakfast. And dinner.) The sheer number of jumpers might confuse you so try to

Snapshot by T.P. Speedy

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


Bear & Angler Update

From Ranger Anela After talking with LE staff and with the platform ranger who was working at the time, the anglers were in the right. The platform staff member yelled out to the anglers, telling them that the bear was in the area. At the time, they could not wade across because of the family

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