Just bear-ing up – it’s closing time as bears stumble out of lake

PIC BY GIUSEPPE DAMICO / CATERS NEWS - (PICTURED: Two berars playing with each other in the waters of Kurrile Lake in Russia.) - Its a scene familiar to many humans - these bears look like theyve just stumbled out at closing time. A bit damp, looking a little worse for wear, holding each other as they spoil for a fight, they look like theyve been out on the town. Instead, the bear brothers are taking a playful break from salmon fishing in Lake Kurrile, in Kamchatka, eastern Russia. The photographs were taken by 57-year-old Italian Giuseppe DAmico. SEE CATERS COPY.

It’s a scene familiar to many humans – these bears look like they’ve just stumbled out at closing time.

A bit damp, looking a little worse for wear, holding each other as they spoil for a fight, they look like they’ve been out on the town.

PIC BY GIUSEPPE DAMICO / CATERS NEWS - (PICTURED: Two berars playing with each other in the waters of Kurrile Lake in Russia.) - Its a scene familiar to many humans - these bears look like theyve just stumbled out at closing time. A bit damp, looking a little worse for wear, holding each other as they spoil for a fight, they look like theyve been out on the town. Instead, the bear brothers are taking a playful break from salmon fishing in Lake Kurrile, in Kamchatka, eastern Russia. The photographs were taken by 57-year-old Italian Giuseppe DAmico. SEE CATERS COPY.

 Its a scene familiar to many humans – these bears look like theyve just stumbled out at closing time. 

Instead, the bear brothers are taking a playful break from salmon fishing in Lake Kurrile, in Kamchatka, eastern Russia.

The photographs were taken by 57-year-old Italian Giuseppe D’Amico.

PIC BY GIUSEPPE DAMICO / CATERS NEWS - (PICTURED: Two berars playing with each other in the waters of Kurrile Lake in Russia.) - Its a scene familiar to many humans - these bears look like theyve just stumbled out at closing time. A bit damp, looking a little worse for wear, holding each other as they spoil for a fight, they look like theyve been out on the town. Instead, the bear brothers are taking a playful break from salmon fishing in Lake Kurrile, in Kamchatka, eastern Russia. The photographs were taken by 57-year-old Italian Giuseppe DAmico. SEE CATERS COPY.

 A bit damp, looking a little worse for wear, holding each other as they spoil for a fight, they look like theyve been out on the town. 

He said: “I was on the lake’s shores to photograph bears fishing for salmon.

“Suddenly in the distance I saw two bears that looked like they were fighting.

PIC BY GIUSEPPE DAMICO / CATERS NEWS - (PICTURED: Two berars playing with each other in the waters of Kurrile Lake in Russia.) - Its a scene familiar to many humans - these bears look like theyve just stumbled out at closing time. A bit damp, looking a little worse for wear, holding each other as they spoil for a fight, they look like theyve been out on the town. Instead, the bear brothers are taking a playful break from salmon fishing in Lake Kurrile, in Kamchatka, eastern Russia. The photographs were taken by 57-year-old Italian Giuseppe DAmico. SEE CATERS COPY.

Instead, the bear brothers are taking a playful break from salmon fishing in Lake Kurrile, in Kamchatka, eastern Russia. The photographs were taken by 57-year-old Italian Giuseppe DAmico.

“But after a while I released that they were really just playing.

“Their interaction was very nice and interesting to see.

“It was a fantastic experience to see two big bears seeming to have such a big struggle.”