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A Kermode bear climbs a tree in search of food
August 10, 2011

Kermode Bear in Tree, British Columbia

This Month in Photo of the Day: National Geographic Magazine Features A mother of two cubs climbs a Pacific crab apple tree to grab its tart and tiny fruit. In years when autumn salmon numbers are low, the bears must find other food, such as wild berries, lupine roots, and mussels. See more pictures from the August 2011 feature story "Spirit Bear." See more pictures of bears »
Photograph by Paul Nicklen, National Geographic

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