It’s a salmon smorgasbord for the bears at Brooks Falls in Alaska’s Katmai National Park.
Brooks Falls in Katmai National Park is an all-you-can-eat salmon buffet for brown bears and grizzly bears. Thousands of bears congregate at the falls to catch the river’s abundant salmon.
You can see how many bears show up to dine in this incredible time-lapse footage from explore.org and Katmai National Park.
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Katmai National Park has the world’s largest protected brown bear and grizzly bear population.
Brooks Falls is popular among both bears and humans. The park has a viewing platform for tourists to observe the bears. It’s a unique opportunity to see bear society in action. At Brooks Falls, the older male bears fight for the best spot, while mothers teach their cubs how to catch fish.
Park rangers have several webcams setup around Brooks Falls to monitor bear activity. If you’re interested in seeing more, you can watch webcams by clicking here.
Have you ever visited Brook Falls?
Video via usatoday.com