Fat Bear Week!
It’s the most wonderful time of the year! It’s fall, of course, which is the very best season, and we’re a month away from Halloween, which is the very best holiday. But it’s also Fat Bear Week, which is the best. What is Fat Bear Week, you ask? Well, it’s a celebration of all the brown bears at Katmai National Park and their hard work eating salmon all summer to get as fat as possible before hibernation. Then for a week we humans get to vote for the bears we think are the fattest in a March Madness style bracket competition. And it’s really fun, especially if you love fat bears as much as I do. As someone who is hooked on the bear cams, I tend to vote based on who my favorites are, whether they’re the actual fattest or not. So for me, that’s always my favorite,