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Fat Bear Week: Alaska's Brown Bears Face Off in Battle of the Plumpest


Offbeat  (tags: bears, hibernation, fat, wildlife, protection, environment )

Cher
- 261 days ago - theguardian.com
Right now, the bears are eating almost non-stop to prepare for hibernation, which lasts five to six months and sometimes longer. Brown bears need fat to survive the -35F to 50F (-37C to 10C) winters in Katmai's mountains.



   

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Derry Richardson (38)
Saturday October 6, 2018, 8:16 am
Thank you.
 

Animae C (509)
Saturday October 6, 2018, 8:31 am
Thanx dear Cher
 

Colleen L (3)
Saturday October 6, 2018, 11:18 am
Love to eat.
Thanks Cher
 

Janet B (0)
Saturday October 6, 2018, 7:13 pm
Thanks
 

Clint B (1)
Saturday October 6, 2018, 7:30 pm
something a little lighter, thanks
 

Connie O (45)
Saturday October 6, 2018, 7:48 pm
I enjoy watching the Katmai web cams. Thanks.
 

Naomi Dreyer (43)
Saturday October 6, 2018, 8:54 pm
Thanks.
 

John J (0)
Sunday October 7, 2018, 2:11 am
thanks for sharing
 

Jack Y (0)
Sunday October 7, 2018, 2:37 am
thanks
 

Jerome S (0)
Sunday October 7, 2018, 2:59 am
Thank you
 
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