Here’s the live bear cam at Brooks Falls, Alaska. I have to tear myself away from watching it. We have a slew of bears (yes, I know that’s not the right name for a group) standing in a stream to gobble spawning salmon as they try to get over a waterfall. Fall and winter are coming, and the bears need to fatten up. (Fat Bear Contest coming.)
The cam is live, and the bears are dining like kings today! I just watched a salmon leap right into the gaping maw of one.
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Salmon returns this year seem to be excellent: good news for the bears. https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/pinkeye-sockeye-salmon-run-bc-2022-1.6546874
I love wildlife cams, and this is one of the best!
Thank you for posting this. I needed it.
(Trying to figure out a plan for the cat on my porch- pretty feral, abandoned by former neighbor, needs health care. Came over and sat less than 1m from me, curled up, and went to sleep, which isn’t a good health sign in a feral)
I’m reminded of the spoof motivational poster which features a bear catching a salmon as it leaps out of the water. The caption is “The journey of a thousand miles sometimes ends very, very badly.”
Oh wow, I see that the grizzlies also fish during the night! Didn’t know that.
I have been watching it and it is so addictive. It is so lovely to watch and see.
Same here. It’s a marvellous feeling of elation when 3 bears on the lip and a couple in the jacuzzi all catch fish in quick succession. It’s soothing at my bedtime too.