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    Fattest Bear of 2018 winner revealed

    -While these bears were pulling their weight, only one could be crowned champ.

    A female brown bear known as 409 Beadnose took down finalist 747 to claim the title of "The Fattest Bear of 2018," according to Katmai National Park and Preserve's Facebook page.

    Brown bears at the Alaskan park were being judged on their obesity in a bracket-style Facebook competition.

    Voting for Fat Bear Week, which kicked off Oct. 3, closed on Tuesday with 409 Beadnose and 747 clawing it our for the honor.

    The competition — now in its fourth year — compared bears that were seen on a live bear cam in Brooks Falls.

    Bears were able to receive votes on their photos through Facebook likes...

    *Pics at link

    http://www.nydailynews.com/news/nati...009-story.html

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    I guess no one volunteered to stretch a tape? PETA really is a chicken butt outfit.

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    Quote Originally Posted by FireBrand View Post
    I guess no one volunteered to stretch a tape? PETA really is a chicken butt outfit.
    Those before and after pics are unreal...how could they put that much weight on in 2 or 3 months?

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    Quote Originally Posted by krystian View Post
    Those before and after pics are unreal...how could they put that much weight on in 2 or 3 months?
    Oh let me tell you...

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    Quote Originally Posted by krystian View Post
    Those before and after pics are unreal...how could they put that much weight on in 2 or 3 months?
    Their body metabolism is geared to gain weight. They gorge themselves on salmon runs, lay near the river, then go back for more. Winter will melt it all away.

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    Quote Originally Posted by krystian View Post
    Those before and after pics are unreal...how could they put that much weight on in 2 or 3 months?
    Quote Originally Posted by fuego View Post
    Oh let me tell you...

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    Quote Originally Posted by fuego View Post
    Oh let me tell you...
    Hate it when that happens.

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    Quote Originally Posted by FireBrand View Post
    I guess no one volunteered to stretch a tape? PETA really is a chicken butt outfit.
    "chicken butt" - must incorporate into my socially acceptable alternatives to "unseemly" phrases that makes people wonder if you are a Christian.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jonathan david View Post
    "chicken butt" - must incorporate into my socially acceptable alternatives to "unseemly" phrases that makes people wonder if you are a Christian.
    Sometimes you just have to be creative.

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