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14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Nap time

Content and tired bear cub falls asleep with a stick .I observed a seemingly frustrated and bored cub play with this stick while his mother slept a few yards away . Sensing her cubs boredom she called her cub over for a round of mom and son playtime . After a few minutes of play the little cub returned to the tree took up his stick and fell asleep hugging his little stick.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 10.2016
Date Uploaded: 11.2016
Photo Location: Hayward , Wisconsin, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D4S
Copyright: © David Shaffer