By Olivia B. Waxman
September 8, 2015

On Tuesday, The TODAY Show aired a clip of President Barack Obama snacking on salmon that had been half-eaten by a bear and cooked up by “survival expert” Bear Grylls during the commander-in-chief’s three day visit to Alaska for an upcoming episode of NBC’s Running Wild With Bear Grylls (airing this fall).

The President — who is known for declaring “the bear is loose” whenever he leaves the White House to do something ordinary Americans do — made it very clear that he was not used to roughing it, calling Grylls a “mediocre cook” and adding, “It would have been nice if we had a cracker to go with it.”

Watch the full clip below:

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