Bear Cub Scales Tree Under Mom's Watchful Eye in South Lake Tahoe

A nature enthusiast captured footage of a bear cub fearlessly climbing a tree in South Lake Tahoe, posting footage of the sighting in early May.

Video captured on a trail camera by Toogee Sielsch shows the cub scoot up a tree as its mom nervously watches on.

“I think this young mom gets a little nervous when her single cub of the year climbs trees,” Sielsch wrote in a post. “The older moms with multiple cubs don’t even pay attention after the first week of tree climbing training.”

Sielsch regularly posts photos and videos related to South Lake Tahoe’s wildlife on his Instagram profile. Credit: Toogee Sielsch via Storyful

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