Massive bruisers go head to head in the last Fat Bear Week semifinal match
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  • Massive bruisers go head to head in the last Fat Bear Week semifinal match

    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!

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  • Jar removed from bear cub's head

    A bear cub in Maryland is back in the woods after getting a jar removed from its head.

    Workers with the Wildlife and Heritage Service tracked the animal for three days until they got it safely tranquilized and were able to remove the jar.

    Officials said that after the rescue, the bear returned to the nearby woods with two other bears near Wisp Ski Resort in Garrett County.

    It's unclear exactly how the jar got stuck on the bear's head, but the animal appeared to be fine.