• Large male brown bear at Brooks Falls


    National Park & Preserve Alaska

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For replays of ranger chats and highlights from the bearcam, check out Katmai's Youtube channel and explore.org's Youtube channel.

Did You Know?

Cub in water

The average mid-summer weight of Katmai's adult male bears is 600-900 pounds (272-408 kg). Some of those bears will weigh over 1000 pounds (450 kg) in the fall. Amazingly, those bears only weighed 1 pound (.5 kg) when they were born.