Meet Alaska’s fattest bear

In Alaska, a huge salmon-chomping bear named ‘747’ has emerged as the countries fattest bear for 2020.

Last week, 747 won an online vote to be called Alaska’s fattest bear.

Fat Bear Week is a yearly event which sees 12 bears go against each other in playoff-style competition. Bear fans compared photos and voted online for their favourites. The voting lastest a week.

Since then the bear has become an internet sensation.

For humans, Fat Bear Week is a fun way to learn about bears and Alaska.

747 is one of more than 2,200 brown bears roaming Alaska’s Katmai National Park.
Katmai’s bears can grow to well over 450 kg from summer feasting. They can also lose a third of their body weight during hibernation.

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JERRY
JERRY
3 months ago

WOW
that is big

ray
ray
3 months ago

Wow that pretty cool

Eli
Eli
3 months ago

i don’t like fat bears

jfkyv
jfkyv
3 months ago

that is not that fat

Shreya
Shreya
3 months ago

I make bad jokes… BEAR WITH ME!!!🐻

lilly
lilly
3 months ago

wow

London
London
3 months ago

That is weird and wow

sksksks
sksksks
3 months ago

WOW!

XxTruthTellerxX
XxTruthTellerxX
3 months ago

oh man, when boarders open i will see it

jade
jade
3 months ago

WOW

aasdds
aasdds
3 months ago

how much does it weigh

Logan and John
Logan and John
3 months ago

He is one of the 15 fattest animals in the world literally.

tawera
tawera
3 months ago

its the fattest bear in the world

micah
micah
3 months ago

that´s a fat bear

ME!
ME!
3 months ago

ew he is fat

lol
lol
3 months ago

wow

Hunter
Hunter
3 months ago

What have they been feeding that chunky boy? Surely fish couldn’t have done that to him…

Last edited 3 months ago by Hunter
fatman
fatman
3 months ago

he is nearly bigger then me

NO WAY
NO WAY
3 months ago

I like it

Ocean
Ocean
3 months ago

The fattest bear in the world should meet the others then they can confess and probably congratulate the big chubby bear when they tell them!

max
max
3 months ago

Fat bears are for losers me eat bears for breakfast

selina
selina
3 months ago

It’s huge!!!

Wish i could see
this with my own eyes!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Secritylol
Secritylol
3 months ago

What he been eating he sus

iain
iain
3 months ago

did the bear eat a lot of fish to get fat fat?

Fat bear
Fat bear
3 months ago

Weird bear / fat bear

hello
hello
3 months ago

so cool

Elle
Elle
3 months ago

Thats so cool

im a good boy
im a good boy
3 months ago

it is a very fat bear

mommy
mommy
3 months ago

you think that fat you should see my uncle

sister
sister
3 months ago

i wish i could make it into a seat becuase its flabes would make it comfortable

Reon
Reon
3 months ago

DISGUSTING AND UGLY AND BAD FOR ME TO EAT

bob
bob
3 months ago

wow

Temura K
Temura K
3 months ago

winnie the pooh is that you?

Sup Dude
Sup Dude
3 months ago

wow so cool, this is soooo fascinating, i would sooooo love to see this chunky boi

ezekiel thom
ezekiel thom
3 months ago

this bear is beeep fat its bad it shound be killed

Ryan
Ryan
3 months ago

A big fat bear lol

Brooke
Brooke
3 months ago

WOW!

geogie
geogie
3 months ago

he is cute but he is also fat lol

Caphy
Caphy
3 months ago

WOW IMPRESSIVE

shakira
shakira
3 months ago

~thats Amazing~

❤️🧡💛💚💙💜🖤🤍
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3 months ago

That’s sad bec they probably put chemicals in his/her food.

bruh
bruh
3 months ago

bro probably size of a t rex maybe even BIGGER then the t rex

subway
subway
3 months ago

that is what she said

amelia
amelia
3 months ago

wow that is cool

among us1
among us1
3 months ago

dont affend the poor bear 🙁

Elvis Presley
Elvis Presley
3 months ago

the bears a getting ready to hibernate and they need to eat a lot of food the bear is also very cute.

??????
??????
3 months ago

do u think that your uncle is fat then you have to see my dad

Last edited 3 months ago by ??????
ya mon
ya mon
3 months ago

Thats the definition of me

Harry
Harry
3 months ago

HE MUST BE SO HUGE

spig
spig
3 months ago

that is the definition of me

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