PHOTO: Black bear cub recently photographed enjoying the early-morning sunrise

[Beverly Meekins Photo]

No human can resist a good sunrise. That goes for our animal friends just as well!

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The featured photograph (above) of a black bear awakening in the warm, orange glow of the Pocosin Lakes National Wildlife Refuge sunrise was captured by Beverly Meekins.

The Pocosin Lakes National Wildlife Refuge is one of nine national wildlife refuges in the Coastal North Carolina National Wildlife Refuges Complex.

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