A Black Bear Cub Displays Astounding Cliffhanging Skills… He Was Simply Catching Up With Mom!

Now, this is a real cliffhanger (sorry, I couldn’t resist the pun). This little black bear cub was already struggling to keep pace with his mom when he came up against a steep wall of rock. What followed was extraordinary — the cub climbed up the wall. You just have to see this (and make sure you watch the video below).

1. The steep climb is no trouble for the mother bear but her cub has a hard time keeping up

A Black Bear Cub Displays Astounding Cliffhanging Skills... He Was Simply Catching Up With Mom!

Source: The Daily Mail.

2. The Mexican black bear cub struggles to find a place to grip on to.

A Black Bear Cub Displays Astounding Cliffhanging Skills... He Was Simply Catching Up With Mom!

Source: The Daily Mail.

3. The bear cub tries to grip on to an almost sheer cliff face.

A Black Bear Cub Displays Astounding Cliffhanging Skills... He Was Simply Catching Up With Mom!

Source: The Daily Mail.

4. With all four limbs stretched out as far as possible, the cub appears to have become stuck.

A Black Bear Cub Displays Astounding Cliffhanging Skills... He Was Simply Catching Up With Mom!

Source: The Daily Mail.

5. The cub manages to make it to a section of the ravine that has more places to grip on.

A Black Bear Cub Displays Astounding Cliffhanging Skills... He Was Simply Catching Up With Mom!

Source: The Daily Mail.

6. The cub heaves itself up the last part of the cliff face.

A Black Bear Cub Displays Astounding Cliffhanging Skills... He Was Simply Catching Up With Mom!

Source: The Daily Mail.

7. Having made it to a narrow ledge, the cub sets off in pursuit of its mother.

A Black Bear Cub Displays Astounding Cliffhanging Skills... He Was Simply Catching Up With Mom!

And here is the amazing video:

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