This National Park Holds A Fattest Bear Competition

Katmai National Park and Preserve in Southwest Alaska is a haven for bears and bear watchers alike. They are particularly well known for their bear cam, which enables visitors to spectate the daily routine of these brown bears in their natural habitat. However, they are also gaining recognition through their Fat Bear contest, a yearly competition to which the pudgiest bears only may apply. Here are a few of this year’s hopefuls.

 

Plump And Proud

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I am beautiful, no matter what they say.

 

She’s A Natural

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I’m ready for my close up!

 

On The Paleo Diet

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A fluffy coat adds on, like, 10 pounds in photos.

 

Meditation Monday

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This fuzzy guy is not about the haters and all about self care.