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Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Up high and Bears

Shyla and I are up in the alpine zone today. This photo is from last year, on one of her first trips up high.
While we are up there, I thought that you might enjoy some footage of our mother bear, Mabel, and her single cub, cooling off in a spring. You can watch it here or at Youtube.

I'm so glad that I found this spring because it lets us watch two different bear families. The spring must be right on the border between their territories and is probably a heavily contested site. It's fun to see both families!

23 comments:

  1. That was so much fun! We really enjoyed watching the bears playing in the water. They were having a great time and it probably felt really good to them. What great placement for your camera.

    Look at Shyla! She's come a long way in the past year and has grown so much :)

    Hugs,
    Lily Belle & Muffin

    (Thanks, we've included your M&M guess into the mix. Hopefully Mom can post the results this weekend.)

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  2. That is so cool!!!! Thanks for sharing!

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  3. Shyla looks like such a puppy! Love the bears!

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  4. Those bears look so adorable splashing and washing behind their ears in that spring! :) Too cute!

    Shyla has really grown hasn't she? In all kinds of ways. :)

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  5. My puppy brother and sistah love this. Their names mean "Bear"! My brother's blog: www.haikubyku.com

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  6. Haha! After watching the video, I decided Sage must be part bear! Or would it be the other way around? :)

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  7. Awesome bear videos and stills.

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  8. I like how the little guy stands up to look for his MOm after she left to watering hole.
    Blessings,
    Goose

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  9. Bears doing what bears do in the wild. Just being bears. What a treat!

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  10. The bears are so totally amazing! Very beautiful!
    love
    tweedles

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  11. Wow, that is beyond cool! Two bear families is way better than one. Does Shyla cool off in that spring too? :)

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  12. That is incredible footage. I enjoyed the stills as much as the videos. The sight of them brings a continuous grin to my face.
    Thank you so much for sharing these all the time. You can't know how much I look forward to them.
    Bert's My Vickie

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  13. We thought you were going to lose your camera for a minute. Love watching the bears in the spring.

    XXXOOO Daisy, Bella & Roxy

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  14. I love watching the bears! Thank you for such great viewing.


    Anne and Sasha

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  15. Great video. We have bears in the North of Sweden, sometimes they get lost in the south of Sweden...its not normally they area they live in, very seldom.

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  16. The bears sure look like they're enjoying themselves!

    Love ya lots♥
    Mitch and Molly

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  17. This is amazing to see these bears so often. Are you ever afraid for Shyla's safety?
    Benny & Lily

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  18. What an awesome video of those bears! I always enjoy seeing your wildlife videos and photos!
    -Corbin

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  19. My oh my... look how Shyla has GROWN!!! Get out the proverbial brick, dear heart, and put it on her head. No more growing older for Shyla!!! Or us, eh? :)

    Hope your trip is everything you expected & more.

    Love ya~ Andrea
    XOXOXO

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  20. Lovely to follow the bears with video.
    Hope they will stay in your area so we can see more of them

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  21. The video of Mabel and her cub is absolutely wonderful! Just AWESOME! Thanks for sharing this!

    Susan and Wrigs

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  22. this was wonderful to see, thank you for finding and capturing this experience!

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