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Bear Left

Posted by
B. Thomas (Arlington, Texas, United States) on 23 July 2013 in Animal & Insect and Portfolio.

In the Spirit of Silly Tuesday...
Bear left.

An early morning drive in Yellowstone National Park.

NIKON D5000 1/50 second F/5.6 ISO 640 82 mm (35mm equiv.)

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom

That bear is clearly 'going round the bend'............ :-)

23 Jul 2013 6:03am

@Nigel: ;-)

jean pierre from paris, France

sacré rencontre!!! amitiés

23 Jul 2013 7:19am

CLODO from PESSAC, France

Someone has just slow down in front of him (see the tyres tracks!)

23 Jul 2013 9:38am

Mariana Maoduš from Waterloo, Canada

amazing capture. bravo !

23 Jul 2013 11:22am

Julie L. Brown from Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

Good job getting this shot. Bears have the right-of-way I would presume.

23 Jul 2013 11:23am

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

Just out for a midnight snack! Well seen and captured Barbara! ;-)

23 Jul 2013 12:42pm

Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ Isa from Vaucluse, France

Jolie photo ! très impressionnant...

23 Jul 2013 12:48pm

gerard1948 from Somewhere on earth, Spain

Very impressive, I think we do not want to stop up to greet him. Excellent picture for ST.
Happy ST, have a good day.

23 Jul 2013 1:10pm

Loner from Wörgl, Austria

That must have been a nice observation - I've never seen a bear outside of enclosure.

23 Jul 2013 1:47pm

Kyu from Kyoto, Japan

Wonderful shot. Ha ha ha, nice title. Happy ST.

23 Jul 2013 1:58pm

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

are you sure? He seems to be bearing right

23 Jul 2013 4:46pm

@grouser: Yes, but the bear left. ;-)

Carol from Leamington, Canada

That would be a bit of a surprise having this big guy cross your path... that's pretty cool! Happy sill Tues, I enjoyed.

23 Jul 2013 4:53pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

WOW! Happy ST!

23 Jul 2013 5:38pm

Akbar&Armaghan from Gorgan, Iran


23 Jul 2013 5:39pm

Phil Morris from Saskatoon, Toronto, NYC, Canada

King of the road !~

23 Jul 2013 6:00pm



23 Jul 2013 6:04pm

Olivier from Manage, Belgium

Dangerous road...

23 Jul 2013 6:08pm

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Whoa!! Something you definitely don't want to come in contact with....a new definition of road rage. Happy ST!!

23 Jul 2013 6:46pm

@Steven: Should have called it Road Rage. ;-))

omid from mashhad, Iran

very nice!!!!

23 Jul 2013 7:26pm

Doug from Burnham-on-Sea, United Kingdom

Fantastic sight, Happy Silly Tuesday

23 Jul 2013 7:29pm

Denny Jump Photo from Easton, PA, United States

The skid marks make this pic :-) VERY cool shot Mrs T..

23 Jul 2013 8:06pm

RBL from Oxford, United States

Wow, what a scene ... an amazing shot! Love your title!

23 Jul 2013 8:23pm

michel creze from le havre, France

Great !!!!!!......H S T !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

23 Jul 2013 8:56pm

Judy aka L@dybug from Brooksville, FL, United States

Great shot ... and title, as long as the oncoming car doesn't follow the directive! ;D

23 Jul 2013 9:44pm

J.R. from Urasoe City, Japan

Skids marks are cool;) but the bear is the star of the show

23 Jul 2013 9:45pm

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

What a surprise to come around a curve and see him! Fantastic image! Happy ST!

23 Jul 2013 9:46pm

Josep from Barcelona, Spain

Woooow!! This a discovery!! Great timing and a bit of luck to get this wonderful moment. A special moment frozen in time for your (and our) eyes!!! Thanks for sharing, Barbara. Wonderful colors for this unforgettable scene.

23 Jul 2013 10:16pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

great!! happy st

23 Jul 2013 11:35pm

John Jungklaus from Chase Mills, NY, United States

Beautiful Bear !! Happy ST !! Great Shot !!

24 Jul 2013 2:07am

DarkElf from Perth, Australia

this is a funny one :-) great work all around!

24 Jul 2013 3:03am

Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

Handsome guy (?).

24 Jul 2013 3:51am

Focales from Rhône-Alpes, France

Surprising meeting... and dangerous for the bear

24 Jul 2013 4:54am

L'angevine from Angers, France

trop beau d'en voir un de si près

24 Jul 2013 6:39am

Tomek from Poznań, Poland

Interesting situation.:-))

24 Jul 2013 6:57am

Jeremy from Ridgedale, United States

I really like this! Something about the bear and the car offers an interesting perspective on city and nature.

24 Jul 2013 6:37pm

Jason Politte from Conway, AR, United States

Wow, really cool image, Barbara - well done!

25 Jul 2013 12:46am

StarCosmosBleu from Bedford.Qc, Canada

Excellent and surprising sceen...phew...hope he had his stomach full...

28 Jul 2013 3:38pm

Ellebasi from HOFSTADE, Belgium

waouw too much to be so near!!

27 Feb 2014 8:58pm

1/50 second
ISO 640
82 mm (35mm equiv.)