British Columbia, Canada


This grizzly decides the time is perfect to put his feet up and chill in the water on a warm summer's day.

The adult male brown bear was clearly in a mood to relax as he floated on his back in a lake, with his feet pointing to the sky. For half an hour the bear drifted along in the water, happily playing with bra He even showed off his acrobatic skills as he performed a 360 degree spin in the water.

Graphic designer Rose Smith captured the wonderful pictures of the animal while visiting Grouse Mountain Wildlife Refuge in British Columbia, Canada. While travelling with her sister, Rose was in awe to spot the male bear and get within 30ft to photograph it.