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Posts tagged black bear

The prettier bear

The prettier bear

Marty’s photo of the day #2886: Yesterday, I shared a story about essentially hiking into two black bears in a narrow Yellowstone National Park valley. The photo (see #2885) with that post showed the male bear, with a black coat. This photo shows his companion, with a brown coat. This bear didn’t stand up to […]

Bear-ly too close

Bear-ly too close

Marty’s photo of the day #2885: Last weekend, in Yellowstone National Park, we were going to hike up an old-favorite closed road that Deb and I had hiked before. Then I spotted an unmarked trail going off to the side and suggested we follow it instead. The trail went into a narrow valley and eventually […]

Black bear standing

Black bear standing

Marty’s photo of the day #2882: I don’t often miss posting a photo of the day, but Deb, Fiona, and I are in Yellowstone National Park, and yesterday morning we were up early to drive into the Lamar Valley. Now is the time when the locals do Yellowstone, because you can see the park before […]

Black bear

Black bear

Marty’s photo of the day #2414: I completely forgot about this picture. This is a black bear, photographed several years ago in my backyard, with my motion-sensing camera.

Black bear

Black bear

Marty’s photo of the day #2317: Greetings from Lafayette, Louisiana! I’m here to perform two shows at South Louisiana Community College tomorrow. Since I have been on airplanes all morning, I’m late on my photo of the day. Here’s one of the black bears that has been walking by my front yard motion-sensing camera.

Crossing the same path three times

Crossing the same path three times

Marty’s photo of the day #2290: Here’s another photo from the motion-sensing camera in my front yard. I almost didn’t post this one, as it was dusk when the bear walked by, and I had to digitally increase the light to make the photo presentable. This shot may be lacking some in detail, but it’s […]

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