‘We’re tired, carry us home, mommy!’ Mother bear photographed carrying cubs across the road

Parents always worry about road safety for their young children. Likewise, animals worry over their young ones when crossing the roads.

A mother bear was photographed carrying her two cubs safely to the other side of the road. Prasad Natarajan, a network engineer from India, took the photos at the Tadoba Tiger Reserve in Maharashtra, MailOnline reported.

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“Within less than a minute all the action took place. My heart was thumping and I just went with the emotions and clicked as many images as possible. I felt really overwhelmed to be able to witness this in real life and to be able to capture this moment,” Prasad said.

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Prasad, who started photography in 2014, continued, “I felt gifted. I always wanted to capture the moments in nature through images, got my first digital camera in 2014, ever since have been making image [sic].”

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These bears are thought to be sloth bears that are native to the Indian subcontinent. Such a beautifully touching sight!