Wednesday, September 8, 2021

Giddyup, Mama!

“Giddyup, Mama!”

~ A bear cub climbs on his mama’s back ~

Judy Royal Glenn Photography

Once in a while, you get a special opportunity when out photographing. A black bear and her cubs graced my presence. They meandered about on Sparks Lane for a while. I parked my car at the top of the hill and Hazel and her cubs decided to walk near it. 

While I was photographing her, I noticed another set of ears popping up on her back. One of her cubs climbed up and said, “Giddyup, Mama!”

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Location: Cades Cove, Tennessee in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park


  1. How precious! We just got home from a month-long vacation to the Yellowstone area. We saw several bears there but they were always too far away for my cell phone "camera."

  2. I bet you had a blast. It was good to talk to you!!


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