Mother brown bear can’t bear to watch cubs in tree

Screen Shot 2015-11-15 at 09.38.04Screen Shot 2015-11-15 at 08.57.23This mother bear can hardly bear to watch as her cubs climb higher and higher up a tree!  The photo shows the cubs all looking down to see how far their brothers and sisters have got.  They know that their mother can’t stop them as they head higher up.  Sitting at the bottom, mother even holds her head in her paws because she can’t bear to watch them!  Photographer Ville Paakkonen, 20, from Finland was out bear watching when he found the cubs playing around.  Finland’s pine forests are home to an estimated 1,500 European brown bears.  Sightings can be almost guaranteed.