There’s something very human-like about a mama bear’s relationship with her cubs. The way they tend to their young with affection and care reminds me of how my own mother took care of me when I was a child.
With that being said, I don’t think my mom is capable of mauling a threatening intruder to death to protect me, but then again maybe she is…
Check out this cute video of a mama bear teaching her cubs how to climb a downed tree near Lake Tahoe, CA.
“Occurred on April 2022 / Lake Tahoe, California, USA Mama black bear and cubs in Lake Tahoe, CA, April 2022. Cubs learning to climb trees. Mama inspects a trail for cubs to practice their climbing. Mama nudges the cubs up the tree with her nose. One cub makes it to the top.”