July 30, 2012
Live Video Feed: Brown Bears Feasting on Salmon
By Tim Romano
After Deeter's post last week regarding the safety factor while fishing around bears, and my impending trip to Alaska at the end of the week, I have bears on the brain. That's why when my friend sent me this link to explore.org and the live bear cam at Brooks Falls in Katmai National Park, I felt I had to share.
I've been checking in on the bears the past few days and it's a pretty amazing thing to watch in real time. The info over on explore.com says, "You are watching exclusive LIVE footage from Alaska's Brooks River in Katmai National Park. Every year over a hundred Brown Bears descend on a mile long stretch of Brooks River to feast on the largest Sockeye Salmon run in the world."
The cameras almost always seem to be on, and there have been a few bears there every time I've looked. The site also has live cameras on osprey nests, Puffin Burrows, and a multitude of other really cool creature cameras.