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'Fat Bear Week' Is A Thing At An American National Park & It's Better Than Shark Week

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Katmai National Park in Alaska hosts Fat Bear Week online for the world to see every year from September 30 to October 6. 

Therefore, this year's festivities have just concluded and there's so much fat bear content for you to consume. 

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Choose the fattest bear of the year! Fat Bear Week is an annual tournament celebrating the success of the bears at Brooks River in Katmai National Park.

Fat Bear Week

The national park is also known for its live bear cams where you can watch bears catching fish in the river. 

As for Fat Bear Week, the world is invited to watch as bears get huge in preparation for hibernation season. 

The 2020 votes have been tallied and the winner this year was a bear named 747. He beat out another bear named Chunk to win the title. 

Don't worry, they have been sharing transformation photos every step of the way. Here's what 747's gains look like: 

Just do yourself a big fat favour and peruse the Katmai National Park's Twitter feed to see all the before and after pictures. You won't regret it. 

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