President Obama Snaps a Selfie with Bear Grylls While Learning Survival Tips in Alaska

During his trip to Alaska, President Obama took over the White House Instagram page and shared his experience.

President Obama ventured to Alaska this week to tape an episode of Running Wild with Bear Grylls.

The Commander-in-Chief met with the adventurer to show how climate change is affecting Alaska’s landscape.

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As he arrived, the president took over the White House Instagram account and posed for a selfie with Grylls. He also shared some stunning photos of the Alaskan wilderness.

Grylls shared his sentiments about the monumental occasion on Twitter:

@POTUS such special moments all through this journey. & what you are doing to help protect our planet in inspiring.

— Bear Grylls (@BearGrylls) September 2, 2015

During the Obama presidency, the leader has appeared in various and sometimes off-beat places to push a topic and agenda.

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In 2014, he appeared with Zach Galifinakis on his web series Between Two Ferns to promote universal health care.

Earlier this year he appeared on Marc Maron’s WTF podcast to discuss race issues as well as the HBO music series Sonic Highways to discuss the American dream.

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