86 Cool and Unusual Things to Do in Alaska - Atlas Obscura
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86 Cool, Hidden, and Unusual Things to Do in Alaska

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Bear 409, “Beadnose,” a sow that won Fat Bear Week in 2018. GIS specialist Joel Cusick is pioneering a new technique for calculating the bears’ weight that doesn’t require pulley systems and tranquilization.

Just How Fat Are Alaska's Most Famous Fat Bears?

As fans weigh in on which Katmai National Park and Preserve bear seems plumpest, biologists test a noninvasive method to determine the animals' true heft.
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