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13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Big Black Bear, Yellowstone

This black bear was climbing up the side of Mount Washburn in Yellowstone National Park likely with thoughts of hibernation on his mind. It snowed heavily in that area just a few days later and closed the roads.

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Date Taken: 09.2015
Date Uploaded: 11.2015
Photo Location: Wyoming, United States of America
Copyright: © Rupert Chambers