“This video was recorded outside my cabin at Brooks Lodge in Katmai National Park. The mother bear is 435 Holly. The cub had been in an encounter with a porcupine the week before and had a lot of quills in her paw which caused her to limp.”
The grizzly bears up in Katmai National Park are so well fed rangers don’t seem particularly intimidated being in the presence of the apex predators. The park actually hosts a “Fattest Bear Contest” every year to determine who has cultivated the most mass.
Cultivation of mass: