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820 July 2017 NPS photo

Subadult Male

Year First Identified:  2017 as an independent subadult

Offspring Of:  Unknown at this time

Genetics Study Samples Obtained:  There were no known genetics study samplings obtained by Ranger Michael Saxton in 2017.  We are awaiting 2018 and 2019 season darting information from Ranger Michael Saxton / KNP&P staff.


Identification:

McKate commented on 820's early season blonde coat. 820 has a faint scar on his mid-muzzle, left side. The scar can be seen in a 7/5/2018 photo by NWBearLove92 and a 9/17/2019 photo by scooch.

Distinctive Behaviors:

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Life History:

2017:  Subadult Male, 1st Year Classified, July Only Bear

820 was initially identified, assigned his bear monitoring number , and classified as a subadult in 2017.  He was only observed during official July bear monitoring sessions.  

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820 July 2017 NPS photos

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820 July 2017 NPS photos

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820 July 2017 NPS photos








2018: Subadult Male, Seen in Both July & Fall 2018

820 was not included in the 2018 Bears of Brooks River book .

July 2018:

2018.07.05:  NWBearLove92 shared 7/5/2018 photos of 820 on 3/31/2020, #1, #2 and #3.

Please request NWBearLove92's permission prior to using any of their photographs!

2018.07.09:  Katmai National Park volunteer Maurice Whalen captured 7/9/2018 video of 820 attempting to steal 900's fish.

Disagreement over ownership - July 9, 2018 Brooks Falls AK, video by Maurice Whalen-0

Disagreement over ownership - July 9, 2018 Brooks Falls AK, video by Maurice Whalen-0

Brooks Camp visitor Mariya Ka captured a photo of 820 attempting to steal 900's fish on 7/9/2018. The photo by Mariya appears to be at the same time as Maurice Whelan's video above, at 0:27.

2018.07.17:  503 can be seen playing with 820 from 0:08-0:40 in this 7/17/2018 video by Birgitt.

503 Plays with LLF & 812 2018-07-17, video by Birgitt-0

503 Plays with LLF & 812 2018-07-17, video by Birgitt-0

Fall 2018:

On August 8 2019, this Fall 2018 photo of subadult 820 by T. Carmack was shared in the chat via Katmi Conservancy Ranger Naomi Boak.

September 2018:

2018.09.19: 602 on the left and 820 on the right are seen in this 9/19/2018 video  by Lani H.

602 and ?? 9 19 2018, video by Lani H-0

602 and ?? 9 19 2018, video by Lani H-0

2018.09.24:  Is this video by mckate 720? or 820? playing with 812 in the foreground? 3/28/2020: This appears to be 820 (front, right), updated by Mazey

24 Sep 2018 Pairs of Bears Play by mckate (720? or 820? playing with 812 in foreground)

24 Sep 2018 Pairs of Bears Play by mckate (720? or 820? playing with 812 in foreground)

2018.09.27:  Is this video by Lani H 720? or 820? 3/28/2020: This appears to be 820, updated by Mazey.

Subadult resting on rock at falls 9 27 2018 by Lani H (720? 820?)-0

Subadult resting on rock at falls 9 27 2018 by Lani H (720? 820?)-0

2018.09.30:  Shel shared these snapshots of 820 in chat on 3/25/2020, #1, #2, #3, #4, #5 and #6.

Birgitt captured 9/30/2018 video of 820 sitting by the jacuzzi.

820 Sitting by J 2018-09-30 17-17-18-302, video by Birgitt

820 Sitting by J 2018-09-30 17-17-18-302, video by Birgitt

October 2018:

2018.10.06:  Is this video by Lani H 720? or 820?  3/28/2020: This appears to be 820, updated by Mazey.

Subadult eating on the far bank10 6 2018 by Lani H (720? 820?)-0

Subadult eating on the far bank10 6 2018 by Lani H (720? 820?)-0

Is this 720? or 820? staying out of the fray and looking for lost fish in this video by mckate?  3/28/2020: This appears to be 820 (against the rock wall), updated by Mazey.

6 Oct 2018 719 Defends 503 by mckate (is this 720? or 820? staying out of the fray and looking for lost fish)-0

6 Oct 2018 719 Defends 503 by mckate (is this 720? or 820? staying out of the fray and looking for lost fish)-0

Birgitt shared 10/6/2018 snapshots of 820 (far) and 719 (near) on 3/25/2020, #1, #2, #3 and #4.

Birgitt also shared this 10/6/2018 video 820 is seen against the rock wall.

503 Attacks a Begging 602 & 719 Joins In 2018-10-06 16-32-11-119, video by Birgitt

503 Attacks a Begging 602 & 719 Joins In 2018-10-06 16-32-11-119, video by Birgitt


2018.10.07:  Is this video by Lani H 720? or 820?: 3/28/2020: This appears to be 820, updated by Mazey.

Close up of subadult 10 7 2018 by Lani H (720? or 820?)-0

Close up of subadult 10 7 2018 by Lani H (720? or 820?)-0

Is this video by Lani H 720? or 820?  3/28/2020: This appears to be 820, updated by Mazey.

Subadult eating on the island 10 7 2018 by Lani H (720? or 820?)-0

Subadult eating on the island 10 7 2018 by Lani H (720? or 820?)-0

2018.10.08:  Is this video by Lani H 719 (ID of 719 is firm) with 720? or 820?  3/28/2020: This appears to be 820, updated by Mazey.

719 and another subadult on far rock wall 10 8 2018 by Lani H (720? 820? with 719)-0



Xander-Sage created this gif of 720? or 820? with 719:

Is this video by Lani H 503 Cubadult (ID of 503 is firm) with 720? or 820?  3/28/2020: This appears to be 820, updated by Mazey.

503 has words with subadult 10 8 2018 by Lani H (720? or 820? with 503)-0

503 has words with subadult 10 8 2018 by Lani H (720? or 820? with 503)-0

2018.10.09:  Is this video by Lani H 720 or 820?  3/28/2020: This appears to be 820, updated by Mazey.

Subadult eating on the far bank 10 9 2018 by Lani H (720? 820?)-0

Subadult eating on the far bank 10 9 2018 by Lani H (720? 820?)-0

2018.10.10:  Is this video by Lani H 720 or 820?  3/28/2020: This appears to be 820, updated by Mazey.

Subadult at the falls 10 10 2018 by Lani H (720? 820?)-0

Subadult at the falls 10 10 2018 by Lani H (720? 820?)-0

2018.10.16:  Is this video by Lani H 720 or 820?  3/28/2020: This appears to be 820, updated by Mazey.

Subadult near platform 10 16 2018 by Lani H (720? 820?)-0

Subadult near platform 10 16 2018 by Lani H (720? 820?)-0

2018.10.17:  Is this video by Lani H 720 or 820?  3/28/2020: This appears to be 820 updated by Mazey.

Subadult on the rock wall 10 17 2018 by Lani H (720? 820?)-0

Subadult on the rock wall 10 17 2018 by Lani H (720? 820?)-0

2018.10.19:  719 (ID of 719 firm) spies 720? or 820? video by mckate. 3/28/2020: This appears to be 820, updated by Mazey.
19 Oct 2018 719 Spies 820(?) by mckate

19 Oct 2018 719 Spies 820(?) by mckate


2018.10.20:  804 and subadult have words video by Lani H.  Now, the questions about this video...

1)  Is this the real 804 or is it really 806?  There is confusion as to if 804 is the real "Little Lip Fisher" or is 806 the:real "Little Lip Fisher"?  3/28/2020: This is 806. 804 was not observed in 2018, updated by Mazey.

2)  Is the other subadult 720 or 820?  3/28/2020: This appears to be 820, updated by Mazey. 820 is seen at 0:04 walking towards the fish ladder area.

804 and subadult have words 10 20 2018 by Lani H (804 or 806? with 720 or 820?)

804 and subadult have words 10 20 2018 by Lani H (804 or 806? with 720 or 820?)

2019:  Subadult

2019 season:

Deanna Dittloff created this 2019 season video of 820.

Bear 820 Wallflower Bear 2019, video by Deanna Dittloff

Bear 820 Wallflower Bear 2019, video by Deanna Dittloff

June 2019:

Week of 2019.06.20: 820 snapshot by deelynnd (p 01/04/2020 10:05 ).:

2019.06.21:  820 snapshot by Mazey (p 01/04/2020 11:00 ).:

2019.06.22: 820 tries to pirate a salmon from 128 Grazer, 6/22/2019 video by Lani H.

Subadult (820?) tries to pirate a salmon from 128 Grazer 6 22 2019, video by Lani H

Subadult (820?) tries to pirate a salmon from 128 Grazer 6 22 2019, video by Lani H

6/22/2019 video by mckate, 820 steals 128 Grazer's fish.

22 Jun 2019 820 Steals 128's Fish, Again!, video by mckate

22 Jun 2019 820 Steals 128's Fish, Again!, video by mckate

820 dares to steal 128 Grazer's fish, 6/22/2019 video by mckate.

22 Jun 2019 820 Dares to Steal 128's Fish, video by mckate

22 Jun 2019 820 Dares to Steal 128's Fish, video by mckate

Mckate captured 6/22/2019 video of 820 (left) playing with ?807 (right).

22 Jun 2019 First Bear Play of the Season, video by mckate

22 Jun 2019 First Bear Play of the Season, video by mckate.

2019.06.23:  820 (left) annoys a bear (possibly 807), 6/23/2019 video by mckate.

23 Jun 2019 820 Annoys 807*, video by mckate-0

23 Jun 2019 820 Annoys 807*, video by mckate-0

2019.06.24:  820 scratches an itch or two, 6/24/2019 video by mckate.

24 Jun 2019 820 Scratches an Itch or Two, video by mckate

24 Jun 2019 820 Scratches an Itch or Two, video by mckate

2019.06.26:  820 is seen on the left in the beginning of this 6/26/2016 video by mckate. He is possibly playing with 602.

26 Jun 2019 820 Plays with 602?, video by mckate

26 Jun 2019 820 Plays with 602?, video by mckate

2019.06.30:  Closeup of 820 (left) and possibly 807 (right), 6/30/2019 video by mckate. "This is a good look at two bears who have been fixtures at the falls since the cams came up. 820 (blond) is probably 4.5 years old, and 807* (brown) 5.5 and, therefore, an adult."

30 Jun 2019 Closeup of Buddies 820 and 807*, video by mckate

30 Jun 2019 Closeup of Buddies 820 and 807*, video by mckate

July 2019:

2019.07.02:  820 by the far wall, 7/2/2019 video by Birgitt.

820 by the Far Wall 2019-07-02 09-48-45-017, video by Birgitt

820 by the Far Wall 2019-07-02 09-48-45-017, video by Birgitt

2019.07.07: Truman Everts shared this 7/7/2019 photo of 820 (left) and 503 (right) playfighting on 5/1/2020. Truman Everts shared a 7/7/2019 photo of 820 on 4/29/2020. 820 is at his usual position against the rock wall at the falls. His muzzle scar can be seen. Truman Everts shared a 7/7/2019 photo of 820 on 5/12/2020.

Please request Truman Everts' permission prior to using his photographs!

Mckate captured video of 820 and 503 playfighting on 7/7/2019. This video was taken at the same time as Truman Evert's above 7/7/2019 photo. The same scene can be viewed at 1:30.

7 Jul 2019 The Long, Hot Summer, video by mckate

7 Jul 2019 The Long, Hot Summer, video by mckate

Lani H also captured 7/7/2019 video of 820 and 503 playfighting at the same time as Truman Everts above 7/7/2019 photo. The 820/503 interaction can be viewed at 2:33.

503 and ??? do a little wrastlin 7 7 2019, video by Lani H-0

503 and ??? do a little wrastlin 7 7 2019, video by Lani H-0



2019.07.09: 820 is discussed by Resident Naturalist Mike Fitz during a 7/9/2019 Play by Play, video by Brenda D. At 6:07 Mike states "That bear may be # 820 who is a young adult male or an older juvenile bear but right around that size that indicates for at least at Katmai, that he is a young adult or a juvenile bear."

07.09

07.09.2019 - Play by Play with Mike Fitz and Ranger Naomi, video by Brenda D

2019.07.10:  503 and 820 play, 7/10/2019 video by mckate. 503 is on the left, 820 is on the right.

10 Jul 2019 503 and 820 Play, video by mckate

10 Jul 2019 503 and 820 Play, video by mckate

Mckate filmed 503 and 820 playing againin in a 7/10/2019 video. 503 on the right, 820 on the left.

10 Jul 2019 "Dude, Get Off My Back!", video by mckate

10 Jul 2019 "Dude, Get Off My Back!", video by mckate

2019.07.11:  Cam viewer and Brooks Camp visitor angerbodha captured 2 photos of 820 by the island on 7/11/2019, #1 and #2.

2019.07.19:  "Bear 820: I am not scared of You, Mr.747." 7/10/2019 video by Erum Chad.

Bear 820 I am not scared of You, Mr

Bear 820 I am not scared of You, Mr.747 -) Brooks falls 2019 07 10, video by Erum Chad

September 2019:

2019.09.16:  503 greets 820 (right), 9/16 2019 video by mckate.

16 Sep 2019 503 Greets 820, Shares Fish, video by mckate

16 Sep 2019 503 Greets 820, Shares Fish, video by mckate

Scooch shared 9/16/2019 photos of 820 on 3/31/2020, #1, #2 and #3.

Please request Scooch's permission prior to using her photographs! 

2019.09.17:  820 along the rock wall, 9/17/2019 video by Lani H.

Subadult along the rock wall 9 17 2019, video by Lani H

Subadult along the rock wall 9 17 2019, video by Lani H

Scooch captured 9/17/2019 photos of 820 that she shared in chat on 3/25/2020. #1, #2, #3 and #4. It appears that the photos may have been taken close to the time of Lani H's video above. Scooch shared 9/17/2019 photos of 820 on 3/25/2020, #1 and #2. Scooch shared 9/17/2019 photos of 820 on 3/31/2020, #1 and #2.

Please request Scooch's permission prior to using her photographs! 

2019.09.21:  821 and 503 wrestle, 9/21/2019 video  by mckate. 

21 Sep 2019 820 and 503 Wrestle, video by mckate

21 Sep 2019 820 and 503 Wrestle, video by mckate

2019.09.24:  820 video by mckate.  Here's a better look at 820 in the sunshine.:

24 Sep 2019 This is 820 by mckate

24 Sep 2019 This is 820 by mckate

October 2019:

2019.10.??:  GreenRiver captured this snapshot of 480 Otis (left) with 820 (right) (p 01/26/2020 07:47 ).:

2019.10.01:  Is this 820 getting too close to 151 Walker? 10/1/2019 video by Lani H.

820(?) gets too close to 151 Walker 10 1 2019, video by Lani H

820(?) gets too close to 151 Walker 10 1 2019, video by Lani H

2019.10.03:  During a 10/3/2019 Play by Play, Mike Fitz Resident Naturalist identifies 820 at 10:32 and 43:46, video by Brenda D.

10.03

10.03.2019 - Play by Play with Mike Fitz, video by Brenda D

Birgitt captured 10/3/2019 video of 820 in the backgound (against the wall) as 503 and 602 play, 10/3/2019.

503 & 602 Still Playing Together 2019-10-03 19-27-45-813, video by Birgitt-0

503 & 602 Still Playing Together 2019-10-03 19-27-45-813, video by Birgitt-0

2019.10.05:  820 ventures to the other side of the falls, 10/5/2019 video by mckate.

5 Oct 2019 820 Ventures to Other Side of Falls, video by mckate

5 Oct 2019 820 Ventures to Other Side of Falls, video by mckate

2019.10.07:  820 (left) denies "Little Sub" admission to the office, 10/7/2019 video by mckate.

7 Oct 2019 820 Denies Little Sub Admission to Office, video by mckate

7 Oct 2019 820 Denies Little Sub Admission to Office, video by mckate

2019.10.10:  480 Otis displaces 820, 10/10/2019 video by mckate.

10 Oct 2019 480 Displaces 820, video by mckate

10 Oct 2019 480 Displaces 820, video by mckate

2020: Subadult or Young Adult Male

June 2020:

 2020.06.23: 909 and 820 canoodle? or just buddies, 6/23/2020 video by mckate.

23 Jun 2020 909 and 820 Canoodle?, video by mckate

23 Jun 2020 909 and 820 Canoodle?, video by mckate

Known Courting & Mating:

There is no known courting and mating information on 820 as of the 2018 season.

Known Relatives:

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Genetics Study Samples Obtained:

2017:  None Known

There were no known genetics study samples obtained from 820 by Ranger Michael Saxton in 2017.  2017 was the 1st year 820 was classified and identified so prior year samples were not obtained for this bear either.  We are awaiting darting information from Ranger Michael Saxton / KNP&P staff for 2018 and 2019.

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