Cub-ling Rivalry

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PHOTOGRAPH AND CAPTION BY DAVID & SHIELA GLATZ,
2018 NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC PHOTO CONTEST

Coastal brown bear family. New mom with her first litter of cubs. They are about seven or eight months old. Mom proved to be an excellent fisher. She (usually) shared her catch with the cubs. Both cubs carried full little bellies off the beach this morning. Here they warily eye each other—they were continuously sparring while mom was fishing, and they look about to engage in mischief at this moment.

Let’s Go Home

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Credit: backt0natureThis woman went to a dog shelter in Spain. The dog she’s holding just climbed up onto her and fell asleep like that. She adopted him, and brought him home!