Day 2 of Fat Bear Week pits a scarred, powerful male against a young challenger

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Welcome to Fat Bear Week at Mashable! Each fall, Katmai National Park holds a competition as Alaska’s brown bears finish fattening up for their long winter hibernation. This year, Mashable is getting in on the salmon-munching action. Check back with us all week as we follow the fat bear face-offs each day, and remember to get your votes in for each round. Happy fishing!

Get ready for another day of fat brown bear face-offs.

The second day of the Fat Bear Week competition features two separate matches. The first pits Bear 32 “Chunk” — who in 2017 was the most dominant bear in Alaska’s Brooks River — against a younger, teenage bear. Read more…

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