A young Black Bear using their extraordinary sense of smell takes some time stop and sniff the berries. Snowberries to be exact. He decided to pass but snowberries are an important food source for many birds in winter. Snowberries are also but considered poisonous to humans.
Kuma by Jon Bedford. Photographed at the Shidoni sculpture garden near Santa Fe, NM. Every time I visit this sculpture I feel like I am visiting an old friend. A beautiful work and fun to photograph.