Live video: Watch the brown bears of Katmai National Park

The National Park Service Explore live nature cams give you front-row seat to the bears feasting on salmon as they swim upstream to spawn.
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Right now, from your desk, you can watch brown bears fattening up on salmon at Brooks Falls in Alaska's Katmai National Park. You can tune in 24/7 through the National Park Service's Explore live nature cams. Watch as numerous bears—there are about 2,200 in the park—soak in the water and swat jumping fish out of the air. 

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