Today, we had a visit from our local mama bear … and it appears she has three little cubs. One is brown and the other two are black. It was so much fun to watch them roll in the grass and drink all the water that had filled into the bottoms of the flower pots.
Here is the mama bear just behind the fence … one baby is next to her:
They were all so hot, they were panting. Poor little guys. We hoped they would go for a swim in the pond and cool off, but no luck. The played around in the cool grass under the tree, however:
… and they drank all the water from the flower pots:
They climbed around on the rocks:
… and they walked back and forth under the trees:
You gotta love Colorado wildlife!
P.S. Mama bear and all three cubs are sleeping under the neighbor’s porch right now. Maybe a swim in the pond later? We can hope.