With over 51,000 votes, 480 Otis, because the plus-sized patriarch is thought to locals, was topped fattest within the park for the fourth yr working.
Otis was between 4 and 6 years previous when he was first recognized in 2001, and now is likely one of the older bears at Brooks River.
Otis returned to Brooks River later than normal in 2021, nonetheless, he rapidly made up for misplaced time.
Being loads older than others, Otis now has to compete with youthful males for an opportunity to top off on succulent salmon.
He will not trouble outpacing them, as a substitute he’s recognized for utilising his persistence and his “mastery of fishing”.
He was the inaugural Fats Bear Tuesday champion in 2014 and Fats Bear Week champion in 2016 and 2017.
Coming in at a second place was 151 Walker, who garnered 44,000 votes.
The competitors goals to spotlight the significance of defending pure environment in addition to offering an perception into the other ways by which bears discover success in Katmai’s difficult atmosphere.
The area is dwelling to extra brown bears than individuals and likewise the most important, healthiest runs of sockeye salmon left on earth.