Black bear cub in a tree, Ursus americanus

Black bear cub in a tree.  Mother bears will often send their cubs up into the safety of a tree if larger bears (who might seek to injure the cubs) are nearby.  Black bears have sharp claws and, in spite of their size, are expert tree climbers. Orr, Minnesota, USA, Ursus americanus, natural history stock photograph, photo id 18821
Black bear cub in a tree. Mother bears will often send their cubs up into the safety of a tree if larger bears (who might seek to injure the cubs) are nearby. Black bears have sharp claws and, in spite of their size, are expert tree climbers. Orr, Minnesota, USA

Species: American black bear, Ursus americanus
Location: Orr, Minnesota
Image ID: 18821
Format: Digital 2:3
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