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Black bear sow nursing triplets
Photographer: Meg Sommers
Location: Rainy Lake, Yellowstone National Park
This little lady was a wonderful mom and she would feed her little ones every five or six hours - usually with her back to us or behind a tree! Of course she wasn't doing that to spite her paparazzi, just whatever was convenient for the 4 of them. In the more than 10-12 full days I watched them, she gave us only a couple of opportunities to photograph her nursing. It was special when she did though! Watching babies nurse is one of nature's most intimate moments and well worth the wait!
Digital Alterations: 
cropping, levels, color tweaking, unsharp mask,
Camera Information: Canon EOS 5D Mark III with Canon 600 mm lens mounted on a Gitzo tripod and Wimberly head with Really Right Stuff lens brace
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