14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Stay Here

This mother black bear sent her cub up a safe tree so she could forage in a near by marsh . Before she left she sat up at the base of tree and looked lovingly at her cub . It was if she was saying .. "Stay here , I'll be back "

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