Unidentified man takes selfies at bear feeding site

A man visiting Brooks Falls in Alaska's Katmai National Park and Preserve is likely to be charged this month for breaking a federal law that prohibits anyone from getting within 50 yards of a bear "using a concentrated food source."

Video courtesy of Explore.org. Editing and production by Chris Farmer.


Video clip: Brown bears eating salmon at a waterfall. An unidentified man walks toward them to take photographs.

Text on screen: "This unidentified man at Brooks Falls in Alaska's Katmai National Park and Preserve faces federal charges for getting too close to a group of feeding brown bears."

Text on screen: "He took selfies of himself this past summer, unaware that he was on the park's live 'bearcam.'"

Video clip: Man exits screen.