Wildlife photography of Black Bear cub resting in mossy branches of a tree in Alaska’s Anan Wildlife Observatory

In the mossy branches of a tree in the temperate rainforests of Anan Wildlife Observatory in Alaska’s Tongass National Forest, a Black Bear cub finds a moment of rest and relative safety with his unseen mother undoubtedly keeping watch nearby. At a mindboggling 16.7 Million acres, Tongass in the largest National Forest in the United States and a haven for many endangered animal and plant species.