21st Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Beach Day

4 cubs is rare for a coastal brown bear. This mom appears to be taking a much needed break as her young ones explore the beach on the shore of Naknek Lake, Alaska.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2022
Date Uploaded: 11.2023
Photo Location: King Salmon, Alaska, United States of America
Copyright: © Randy Robbins