Fat Bear Week in the News

Hey Fat Bear fans! Want to read more about Fat Bear Week and the famous brown bears of Brooks River? We've scoured the internet to bring you this list of links to articles about Fat Bear Week 2021, enjoy!

The Guardian - 10/6/21

Ursus gluttonous maximus: 480 Otis wins Alaska’s Fat Bear Week contest

WBUR - 10/6/21

https://www.wbur.org/hereandnow/2021/10/06/otis-fat-bear-week-winner

Outsider - 10/6/21

https://outsider.com/outdoors/national-parks-journal-bear-480-otis-fat-bear-week-champion-oldest-brown-bears-on-planet/

OPB - 10/6/21

https://www.opb.org/article/2021/10/06/fat-bear-week-2021-champion-is-480-otis/

NPR - 10/6/21

https://www.npr.org/2021/10/06/1043647458/fat-bear-week-champion-480-otis?utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_term=nprnews&utm_campaign=npr

New York Times - 10/6/21

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/10/06/us/fat-bear-week-winner.html?smid=tw-share

Cosmos Magazine - 10/6/21

https://cosmosmagazine.com/nature/animals/fat-bear-week-2021-winner-otis/?utm_content=buffer2f7b9&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

CNN - 10/6/21

https://www.cnn.com/travel/article/fat-bear-week-winner-2021/index.html

Washington Post - 10/5/21

https://www.washingtonpost.com/travel/2021/10/05/fat-bear-week-winner-2021/

Mashable - 10/5/21

https://mashable.com/article/fat-bear-week-2021-champion-otis

Forbes - 10/5/21

https://www.forbes.com/sites/oliviagieger/2021/10/05/what-fat-bears-can-teach-us-about-stewardship/?sh=89a63ed5a583

USA Today - 10/5/21

https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2021/10/05/fat-bear-week-2021-480-otis-katmai-national-park/6009680001/

Gizmodo - 10/4/21

https://gizmodo.com/why-we-need-fat-bear-week-1847793506

Atlas Obscura - 10/4/21

https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/fat-bear-week-lidar

The Guardian - 10/3/21

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2021/oct/03/fat-bear-week-alaska

The Weather Channel - 10/3/21

https://weather.com/science/nature/video/fat-bear-week-is-here-time-to-choose-your-favorite

CNN - 10/3/21

Why everyone loves Fat Bear Week

NPR Here & Now - 10/1/21

https://www.npr.org/2021/10/01/1042371712/fat-bear-week-shenanigans-foster-care-system-aid-expires-for-aged-out-youth

The Times of London - 10/1/21

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/what-is-fat-bear-week-the-beauty-contest-with-a-difference-75mz9hd2m

NPR - 9/30/21

https://www.npr.org/2021/09/30/1041674219/fat-bear-week-2021?utm_source=npr_newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_content=20210930&utm_term=5813917&utm_campaign=news&utm_id=57470937&orgid=554&utm_att1=

Cosmos Magazine - 9/30/21

https://cosmosmagazine.com/nature/animals/fat-bear-week-is-here-and-its-full-of-chunky-ursidae/?utm_content=buffer6306d&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

People - 9/30/21

https://people.com/pets/alaska-katmai-national-park-fat-bear-week-2021/

Travel + Leisure - 9/30/21

https://www.travelandleisure.com/travel-news/fat-bear-week-2021-katmai-national-park

KCRW - 9/29/21

https://www.kcrw.com/news/shows/press-play-with-madeleine-brand/the-big-lie-coronavirus-reading-alaska/fat-bear-week?utm_campaign=pp&utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=kcrw-tweet&utm_content=pp-fat-bear-week

Washington Post - 9/29/21

https://www.washingtonpost.com/travel/tips/fat-beat-week-2021-katmai/

High Country News - 9/29/21

https://gcc02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.hcn.org%2Farticles%2Fnorth-bears-just-how-fat-are-the-fat-bears&data=04%7C01%7CJoel_Cusick%40nps.gov%7Cfefd274b97cd48b2190108d98368303a%7C0693b5ba4b184d7b9341f32f400a5494%7C0%7C0%7C637685305771333162%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C1000&sdata=Ytod%2FrQf%2F%2B%2FXt8y9LnXAyCGJhA1rmaIVVOHgzC7fCrE%3D&reserved=0

Deadspin - 9/29/21

https://deadspin.com/fat-bear-week-is-the-event-you-didnt-know-you-needed-1847770550

The Cut - 9/29/21

https://www.thecut.com/2021/09/fat-bear-week-has-officially-begun.html

New York Times - 9/29/21

https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2021/09/29/us/fat-bear-week-alaska.html

Sunset Magazine - 9/29/21

https://www.sunset.com/travel/wild-lands/fat-bear-week-2021

Newsweek - 9/29/21

https://www.newsweek.com/what-when-fat-bear-week-2021-watch-livestream-katmai-national-park-biggest-1633843

IFLScience - 9/29/21

https://www.iflscience.com/plants-and-animals/the-bodacious-bears-are-back-for-fat-bear-week-2021/

USA Today - 9/29/21

https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2021/09/29/fat-bear-week-bracket-vote-katmai-national-park/5899295001/

Mashable / Mark Kaufman - 9/28/21

https://mashable.com/article/fat-bear-week-dominant-bear-grazer

Reuters - 9/28/21

https://www.reuters.com/lifestyle/ahead-winter-hibernation-alaska-celebrates-fat-bear-week-2021-09-28/

Peninsula Clarion - 9/28/21

Bears show off full bellies at Katmai for Fat Bear Week | Peninsula Clarion

WDRB Television - 9/28/21

Fat Bear Week: It's time to weigh in on Katmai National Park's biggest bear | News | wdrb.com

Outsider - 9/28/21

National Parks Journal: Katmai Ranger Chats All Things Fat Bear Week (outsider.com)

Forbes - 9/28/21

https://www.forbes.com/sites/suzannerowankelleher/2021/09/28/fat-bear-week-2021-bracket/?sh=5593e7b269a4

Yahoo - 9/28/21

https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/fat-bear-week-220046267.html?guccounter=1&guce_referrer=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuZ29vZ2xlLmNvbS8&guce_referrer_sig=AQAAAAUL5vmE660t19y1QU0vkMRFWJYH1fbGi8wdfyjVPRhMno904tX1rMrFPmXGJ4GSFoTeE05oBnbq9TNZVxgCRhLFJwtH746swsKOnjUjbjL8oyc1ZAcnOXprOmrvM4aA91Lpt-oH6BMjFemXjQ2Tiv1HHxtDOMXg4XTPwQRJssTv

German Press Agency DPA - 9/27/21

https://www.stern.de/news/fat-bear-wahl-in-alaska--wer-wird-zum-fettesten-braunbaer-gekroent--30782744.html

Seattle Times - 9/27/21

https://www.seattletimes.com/nation-world/nation/fat-bear-week-is-here-heres-how-to-celebrate-according-to-huge-fans/

FOX 2 Detroit - 9/27/21

https://www.fox2detroit.com/news/fat-bear-week-2021-pick-your-favorite-chubby-bear-in-this-years-bracket

Anchorage Daily News - 9/27/21

https://www.adn.com/arts/books/2021/09/25/remarkably-fine-book-examines-the-place-where-bears-fish-tourists-converge-at-brooks-falls/

Wall Street Journal - 9/24/21

https://www.wsj.com/story/fat-bear-week-gets-even-bigger-with-chubby-cubbies-53b8524c

Mental Floss - 9/14/21

https://www.mentalfloss.com/article/650110/fat-bear-week-history