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Gotcha! Mother bear plants a kiss on her adorable cub as they play peek-a-boo in Finland 

Gotcha! Mother bear plants a kiss on her adorable cub as they play peek-a-boo around a tree in Finland

  • Valtteri Mulkahainen, 59, from Finland was mesmerised when he saw the bears
  • He said the mother bear acted ‘human’ when interacting with her babies in the town of Martinselkonen
  • He added: ‘She played with other cubs around the trees too. They climbed trees and went down for kisses.’ 

Stunning images capture the moment a mother bear was caught kissing her cub following an afternoon of games.  

Valtteri Mulkahainen, 59, from Finland was mesmerised when he was fortunate enough to witness the incredible moment a mother bear acted as though she was human when interacting with her babies in the town of Martinselkonen – near the border with Russia. 

Having been photographing for almost eight years, Valtteri who is passionate about photographing nature and animals said that he found the moment amusing, witnessing such a large animal acting as though it was human. 

He said: ‘The bear behaved like a human. She lovingly watched her baby bear, following it around the tree.

‘In the pictures the bear played with other cubs around the trees too. They climbed trees and went down for kisses.’

Valtteri Mulkahainen captured the moment a mother bear played with and kissed her cub in the town of Martinselkonen, Finland

The photographer said: 'The bear behaved like a human. She lovingly watched her baby bear, following it around the tree'

The photographer said: ‘The bear behaved like a human. She lovingly watched her baby bear, following it around the tree’

The baby bear was lovingly leaning towards its mother's face when she also leaned in and planted a big kiss on the cub's face

The baby bear was lovingly leaning towards its mother’s face when she also leaned in and planted a big kiss on the cub’s face

The cub slyly watches its mother, thinking she doesn't realise its whereabouts during what looked like game playing

The cub slyly watches its mother, thinking she doesn’t realise its whereabouts during what looked like game playing

'The bear played with other cubs around the trees too. They climbed trees and went down for kisses,' said Mr Mulkahainen

The youngster, latched to the base of the tree, seemed to be playing peek-a-boo with her mother, who got involved

‘The bear played with other cubs around the trees too. They climbed trees and went down for kisses,’ said Mr Mulkahainen

 

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