Sunday, June 21, 2009

Bathing Beast

Step 1. Head for the pond
Step 2. Dive in
Step 3. Play!
Step 4. Practice water ballet
Step 5. Head for the far shore
Step 6. Make tracks
Step 7. Shake it offStep 8. Shake shake shake off some more
Voilà! A Clean Bear!

(All this took place June 5, 2009, in a seasonal pond across the road from the Yellowstone River Picnic grounds, Yellowstone National Park; this is a black bear, extremely common in that area.)