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Photo of the Day: Safe and Sound

Photographer caption: While on a photo tour at Lake Clark National Park, I was fortunate enough to catch this precious moment shared between a mother brown bear and her cubs. 

Photo by David Shaffer (Springbrook, Wisconsin, USA); Lake Clark National Park and Preserve, Alaska, USA

This photo is a submission from our 14th Annual Photo Contest. We’ll be announcing our finalists soon!