Little bear cubs discover the simple joys of a hammock

Looks like a roarin' good time.


Gabe Bergado

Internet Culture

Published Sep 10, 2015   Updated May 28, 2021, 12:20 am CDT

When they aren’t trying to get honey from beehives or salmon from a stream, some bears just want to chill out.

Carol Harrington of Washington Borough, New Jersey, caught a mama bear and a couple of her cubs playing around in her backyard hammock. The fuzzy babies look like they’re having a good time swinging back and forth while the mom gets her TLC time in. Watch as one of the young’uns even adorably takes a tumble off the hammock at about 0:25.

Thank the cute animal gods: This appears to be a common occurrence.

Photo by Max Goldberg/Flickr (CC BY 2.0)

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*First Published: Sep 10, 2015, 10:54 am CDT