All photographs copyright (2003-2013) by Kris H. Light

<b>Bear cubs in tree</b>
Bear cubs in tree
The fall of 2011 was a great time to see bears in the Smokies. A good mast crop (acorns and other nuts) had the bears foraging for food before they bedded down for the winter. We enjoyed seeing these two cubs napping in an oak tree after munching on acorns.