Mother’s Watch

Mothers are always watchful of their young, and this Moose is no exception. She was leading her two young ones around a winding creek, but constantly looking back in my direction to ensure everyone’s safety.

I watched these moose from a very close vantage point at first, but there were so spread out and cluttered with trees. I waited as the family moved off and crossed a small creek, and for a brief moment they looked back before heading into the wilderness once again.

Photographed in Algonquin Provincial Park, Ontario.

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