That must be bear’y itchy – Brown bear scratches his back against tree 

A brown bear has used a tree to scratch his sort his itch in an adorable photo sequence. 

Andy Williams, 58, from New York, US, was visiting British Columbia, Canada, last month when he spotted the bear who was trying to solve his own itchy back.

The photographer was just steps away when he began taking snaps of the thrilling moment.

Andy said: “I’d had an incredibly fun spending a week with the bears, in a place where the bears hold citizenship.

PIC By Andy Williams / Caters News

“Initially thinking the bear was heading upstream and I pleasantly surprised when the bear approached him.

“He walked up towards us, and stood up at the tree and began scratching himself! It was thrilling and amusing.”