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Boater captures incredible video of mama bear ferrying her cubs across wide lake

September 15th, 2020

Nature shares its infinite beauty with all of us, and we get it enjoy all for free. However, because of people’s jam-packed daily routines, most of us get to miss a lot of its wonders. Lucky are those living near a wildlife area — they get to witness many beautiful fleeting moments, just like this particular couple who witnessed breathtaking scenery while leisurely boating on a lake.

This couple decided to go boating on the lake but they did not expect what they found.

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Dan and Nelda Powers finally had some spare time on their hands and they decided to use it to go sailing on a nearby lake with their friends. They grabbed their oars adn boat and headed to Lake Chippewa in Wisconsin.

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Everyone was enjoying their leisurely ride at sunset while chatting and catching up with each other’s lives. While they were in the middle of the lake, one of them spotted something in the distance heading their way.

Upon closer inspection, they instantly realized that it was a bear trying to cross the lake.

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This might just be the sweetest moment one could ever witness.

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What was more surprising was as the momma bear paddled her paws in the water, three baby cubs were hitching a ride on her back. The cubs were still young and they would be exhausted before they would even reach the other side, which is why the momma bear did all the work and had all of them ride on her back.

It was just a perfect display of parenthood in animals.

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While riding a boat during a beautiful sunset, seeing this pure and majestic display of wildlife makes everything a thousand times better.

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What could be more beautiful than watching these bears swim towards their destination?

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This beautiful sight amazed Dan, Nelda, and their friends, and they even got to have a closer look at the bears as they passed by right beside them. The curious cubs also took a glance at the ecstatic humans as they carefully balanced on their mother’s back.

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Their eyes followed the bears until they were able to cross the other side. When the bears finally did, they shook the water off from their bodies and eventually ran toward the trees.

Everyone on the boat was delighted to have captured that sight and they shared it on the internet for everyone to see.

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Dan and Nelda were able to capture the whole moment on their camera and decided to share it on their Facebook. The clip has accumulated over 270,000 views and has been shared more than 7,000 times on the platform. How kind of them to share this fleeting moment to all of us.

The video was a great example of bears as one of nature’s better mothers.

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The idea of protecting and caring for an offspring is ingrained in animals and humans alike. “The mother bear has always been the quintessential example of a mother’s love, and this is mainly because of their fierce, protective nature,” as told by Motherhood in Point Of Fact in their article about momma bears.

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Although this isn’t true all of the time, in the case of what has been seen by Dan and Nelda, it is just right.

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Nelda Blakely Powers and Dan are with Booty and Helen Fitch.On our Wisconsin Northwoods fishing trip, it is our custom to take a Friday night sunset cruise. This year, we had a special treat – if you like BEARS, that is!! Thank you Helen, for insisting I take my camera!To use this video in a commercial player or in broadcasts, please email licensing@storyful.com

Posted by Nelda Blakely Powers on Wednesday, July 1, 2020

Source: Inspiremore

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