Brown Bear Antics With Tree Trunk

If you are visiting Kufri with children, the mini zoo there is an ideal place to visit. From Anala Outdoors, the resort where we were staying, the zoo was hardly a kilometer. Zoo, of course is a place where you will see many animals and it may seem nothing very memorable, but this trip was made memorable for me by a cute little bear!

The bear was in a playful mood with a tree trunk. His antics went on for more than 5 minutes and that gave us a golden opportunity to click several pictures. Again it was one of those moments when I had to tear myself away from the scene and watch it through the eyehole of camera. You miss a lot that way. The simple pleasure of watching it live is lot more than the watching the captured frames at home.

Bears are often picturised with tree trunks. Seeing this fellow’s antics the figurines, paintings and drawings made sense why they are shown thus.

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50 Responses

  1. Amusing! Nice captures.

  2. Dana says:

    Aw, that's so sweet! Great photos. ☺

  3. Gary says:

    He's sure having fun. Boom & Gary of the Vermilon River, Canada.

  4. I was feeling too cold to walk to the zoo. I surely missed clicking this cuddly bear! 🙁

  5. Hello!
    I have a special fondness for brown bears.
    The last time I saw them at the Zoo and the two cities.
    In the Czech Republic wKrumlowie and Switzerland in Bern.
    Yours 🙂

  6. Sylvia K says:

    He is having fun and what great shots, Indrani!! I'm glad you had the chance to catch them!!

  7. Love the sequence photos!! Fabulous! And what a cutie he is!

  8. very cute. haven't seen one that has this features.

  9. They are beautiful, Brown Bear is unique.

  10. Joyful says:

    Great shots! I love to watch animals in their native habitats and sometimes in zoos. This bear was certainly in a playful mood.

  11. George says:

    These are great pictures of the cub with his tree trunk. Thanks for sharing.

  12. RNSANE says:

    The babies of a species are always so cute, aren't they – though I imagine hippo mothers are the ones who find their offspring the most endearing.

  13. Thanks a lot, Indrani, for your comment under my current post. I've never been to India, but the company I work for has a subsidiary in your home city Bangalore. So regularly (?) – at least from time to time (!) I'm in contact with my colleagues from India. And in July I will welcome six of them for a training in technology at Europe – I'll pick them up at Italy and later we continue the trip in Germany.

    Have a great day, Uwe.

  14. Carver says:

    What fun. Looks like the brown bear is happy there.

  15. Spiderdama says:

    Ah, how nice! Great pictures of this big bear:-)

  16. magiceye says:

    Beautifully captured!

  17. eileeninmd says:

    Indrani, what a cute bear and I love the photos.

  18. Interesting! nice clicks,
    Kufri is an amazing hill station in Shimla district in Himachal Pradesh(India).

  19. Sridharan says:

    Interesting snaps of fun..cute bear looks unaware of the photographer..

  20. Jeevan says:

    Adorable bear I! It’s been ages I saw a bear alive 🙂

  21. I envy your good luck. These animals i saw during my exploration work on Himalayas. But they are too shy. As a matter of principle I do not visit Zoo.
    Very rare and excellent post.

  22. That was such a fun, FUN post and awesome images.

  23. fine post with amazing pictures.

  24. says:

    i feel like hugging the brown beauty.. wish I were as muscular as Arni 😀

  25. ladyfi says:

    Lovely shots indeed. But I always feel sad to see bears in captivity.

  26. Looks like an entertaining show…

  27. a Rat says:

    so cute.. amazing captures

  28. Some how his face appears to be bored/annoyed…

  29. Good shots. That’s the dilemma we all face – whether to enjoy the moment or whether to get some clicks and savor them later 🙂

    Animals that Run the Fastest

  30. Priyanka says:

    Awww, cute little teddy☺️

  31. Jaishvats says:

    Very cute bear… You are right…in an attempt to get the perfect shots we miss out a lot 🙂

  32. Bhavani says:

    Cute bear!!! Amazing shots!

  33. Kalpana says:

    Love these bear pictures.

  34. magiceye says:

    Cute teddy!! Well captured!

  35. Jyothi D'mello says:

    Hahaha. He is a funny chap 🙂

  36. Ami says:

    So cute. Must be quite amusing to watch it

  37. capturing Bears! This must have been a great experience!

  38. Great captures Indrani!

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