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This Week on Explore (10/4)

It’s the most wonderful time of the year…FAT BEAR WEEK! From Oct 2nd to the 8th, viewers will vote on Katmai National Park’s Facebook page which bear they think is the fattest at the falls. While support for different bears has been going on for weeks, come check out fan made campaign posters to help you decide which bear will be the King or Queen of Brooks Falls! Who are YOU voting for?

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Why is #FatBearWeek so special? Come learn about how fat bears equals a healthy ecosystem:

Last week we held a live chat with explore.org’s own tech team to learn about how #bearcam is even physically possible. Watch here:

Tune in here for more weekly updates from explore.org!

  • Pansy2

    So happy to see all of the salmon loving boars, sows cubs and subs at Katmai in peak hibernation condition. Thanks to all for the weekly reports and learning opportunities Explore.org provides!

  • Tyson Luo