Black Bear Gallery
Wild Card
Wild Card

This cinnamon black bear (Ursus americanus cinnamomum) is high in the top of a hawthorn berry bush eating all of the berries it can each day in a final attempt to fatten up before winter sets in. Our bear pauses for a few seconds and smiles for our camera before returning to the task at hand. Grand Teton National Park. Wyoming.

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Black Beauty
Black Beauty

An Adult Black Bear (Ursus americanus) suddenly appears out of the trees peering around this large bolder sporting its new shiny black coat and beautiful face. Yellow Stone National Park, Wyoming

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Up a Tree
Up a Tree

Two black bear cubs-of-the-year (Ursus americanus), one cinnamon and one black practicing avoiding danger climbing up a tree. Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

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Just Passing Through
Just Passing Through

A Cinnamon black bear (Ursus americanus cinnammomum) has spent all morning eating hawthorn berries. Tired now, he walks through the shallow bond on its way into the dense forest for a short nap. Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming

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Where'd he go
Where'd he go

Two black bear cubs-of-the-year (Ursus americanus) one cinnamon and one black, practicing what their mother has taught them to do in the case of danger. Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

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Morning Stroll
Morning Stroll

At daybreak we come upon a male cinnamon black bear (Ursus americanus). Looking closer at the bear we see an old scar above his left eye presumably received during competition for the right to mate. Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

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Hide and Seek
Hide and Seek

These black bear cubs-of-the-year Ursus americanus), one cinnamon and one black playing a game of hide and seek among the boulders and pine trees. Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

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Berry Focused
Berry Focused

There is a chill in the air, the leaves have begun to change, the nights are getting colder, fall has arrived. This cinnamon black bear (Ursus americanus cinnamomum) is standing high above the ground with very little support from the skinny branches of the hawthorn berry bush. One by one this bear is consuming all the hawthorn berries trying to fatten up before winter sets in and it goes into its den for the duration. Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming

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Play Time
Play Time

These black bear cubs-of-the-year (Ursus americanus) one cinnamon and one black, are playing together in a meadow filled with pink wildflowers climbing a bolder playing hide and seek. Their mother, although out of the photo, is grazing nearby keeping a watchful eye on her cubs as they play. Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

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