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Photo: Mom's lesson bears fruit for bear cub

A black bear cub in Montana watches its mother eat chokecherries. (Jaime Johnson)
A black bear cub in Montana watches its mother eat chokecherries. (Jaime Johnson)

WILDLIFE WATCHING — While bears have a well-known taste for huckleberries, they also cash in on other fruits.

This black bear sow appears to be giving its cub a lesson in the nutritional benefits of eating chokecherries, according to this great photo snapped this week by Montana outdoor photographer Jaime Johnson.




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