close encounter

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"Uhh... h-hey, buddy! H-h-how's it... how's it going? You're not... you're not hungry, a-are you?"

It's the summer feeding season in for bears in Alaska right now, which typically runs May through late September. During this period, Alaskan brown bears will eat massive quantities of salmon, berries, grass, rodents, and small mammals, in preparation for winter hibernation. This makes summer the safest month to be around bears (although "safest" doesn't mean much; it's still super unsafe!) because they're walking around in lazy, lethargic, perpetual food comas.

"Naw, dude... I just had like 50 Doritos Locos Tacos, man... really freakin' full right now... uuuggghhh..."