14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Mother Grizzly Nursing Cub

A mother grizzly and cub take a break from foraging the young spring grass and grubs in dead wood. The mother leaned back on an old tree and the cub climbed up and began nursing, They were both very relaxed throughout and took a nap near each other after the cub was finished.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 06.2016
Date Uploaded: 11.2016
Photo Location: Wyoming, United States of America