Mother bear leaps into action when her cubs go over the falls

The camera was rolling at Katmai National Park in Alaska when a momma bear named Grazer looked on as her three curious cubs went over Brooks Falls, a spot the bears normally stake out to catch salmon.

After the second cub went over the falls, Grazer sprinted out to collect them.

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That’s when the third cub went over the edge.

The rescue video had the uploader nominating Grazer for a “Mother of the Year” award when it was posted Aug. 9.

If you're interested in monitoring what the bears are up to, there is a live stream you can watch.

Grazer's Cubs Slide Down Falls!

and the Mother of the Year award goes to... Grazer!!!  All 3 of her cubs ended up going over the falls, thankfully they are all ok!

Posted by on Tuesday, August 9, 2016

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