This composite print, made from 16 photographs taken by Alexandra Cearns, stars three sun bear cubs, as they climb in and out of the den entrance at the Free the Bears Fund in Cambodia.
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"Cheeky, joyful and adorable, sometimes they're solo and sometimes they're with their bear buddies," notes Cearns. "Each bear was rescued from the illegal wildlife trade when they were only a few months old, and will now be in the care of Free The Bears for the rest of their lives."
Credit: Alexandra Cearns, Australia, Entry, Open, Enhanced, 2017 Sony World Photography Awards