Amber Alert issued after man stabs estranged wife, takes child in Spokane

WATCH: Momma Bear to the rescue when 3 of her cubs get swept over waterfall (VIDEO)

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

KATMAI NATIONAL PARK, Alaska — A mother bear nicknamed Grazer was standing at the top of Brooks Falls recently, patiently waiting to snatch some jumping salmon out of the air for dinner, when she suddenly noticed that one of her cubs had been swept over the waterfall.

She didn’t seem to know what to do at first, but then her second cub went over, too. That’s when Momma Bear’s instincts kicked in and she rushed to the rescue.

This video posted by the nonprofit, which runs a 24-hour bear camera at the site in partnership with the National Park Service,  has been viewed nearly 1.3 million times. wrote on its Facebook page: “And the Mother of the Year award goes to… Grazer!!! All 3 of her cubs ended up going over the falls, thankfully they are all ok!”


Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.