Pictured: The cub and his mother.
A playful polar bear cub looks like he is screaming in delight as he throws himself at his mother and dives into the water.
The young cub confronted his initial fears and bravely jumped in - after a little coaxing from his mother.
And once in the water he couldn't help but play by splashing and swimming after his mum.
Wildlife photographer Gerard Lacz was visiting a park, in Canada, Quebec, when he saw the female polar bear in the water and her unsure cub at the edge of the pool.
Although polar bears are confident swimmers, the cub was at first wary about the water.
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