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a bear cub in a tree in Alaska
November 22, 2012

Bear Cub, Alaska

This Month in Photo of the Day: 2012 National Geographic Photo Contest Images This yearling cub was "fishing" with his mom at Brooks Falls, Alaska. Mostly, he was getting in her way. Suddenly he became quite agitated and ran from the water and into a tree right next to the viewing platform where we were standing. It provided the best photo op of our trip. (This photo and caption were submitted to the 2012 National Geographic Photo Contest.) See all contest entries » Vote for your favorite » Submit your best shot »
Photograph by Douglas Croft

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