WATCH: Alaskan brown bears fishing for salmon on live webcam in Katmai National Park & Preserve

ByAndrew Morris via KGO logo
Tuesday, July 27, 2021
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Brown bears are beefing up for winter hibernation by fishing for salmon in the Brooks River of Katmai's National Park on the Alaskan Peninsula.

ALASKA -- The brown bears of Katmai's National Park & Preserve in remote Alaska have picked up quite the Internet fam over the years.

A live webcam has been following their fishing expeditions as they beef up for a winter of hibernation to come.

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Brooks Falls in the remote area of Alaska's southern peninsula provides the perfect natural roadblock for the hungry bears to wait for a juicy meal -- migrations of fresh, 4,500-calorie sockeye salmon that are making the journey upstream to lay their eggs.

Click here to watch the bears at work and open the portal for the Explore.org network of live cameras.