A family of baby brown bears
appeared to be dancing to Ring a Ring o'Roses as their mother watched them from behind a tree.
The bears, aged just a few months old, were pictured by PE teacher Valtteri Mulkahainen, 52, in the forest in Finland
The two young males and one female gathered in a circle and clutched each other's hands before appearing to dance to the popular nursery rhyme.
Mulkahainen witnessed the magical moment while travelling through eastern Finland and came across the bears near Suomussalmi.
Brown bears are shy creatures that avoid contact with humans. They are the largest omnivores in Europe and Finland's national animal.
In autumn, they prepare themselves for their winter hibernation by eating berries and other forest treats. Their hibernation takes place between September and March.
Baby zoo animals around the world
These babies, named Sri Kandi (left) and Arjuna (right) were born at Tierpark, Berlin, Germany. They made their debut on 5 March 2012.
Clinging to his mum, baby Changi meets his public for the first time at Krefeld Zoo, Germany.
This little rhino, named Male, was born in January. He's pictured here with his mother, Mana, at Magdeburg Zoo, Germany.
The zoo at Tierpark in Berlin celebrated the birth of a litter of four dingo babies in January.
Only a few days old, this baby giraffe, named Kimarle, peaks out from her enclosure at the ZOOM Zoo in Gelsenkirchen, western Germany. The 170cm tall giraffe was born on March 9.
A one-month-old baby squirrel monkey clings to its mother's back at Qingdao Forest Wildlife Park, China.
A two-week old baby gorilla is cuddled by her mum, Mumba, a Western Lowland Gorilla, at Port Lympne Wild Animal Park near Ashford, Kent.
Born at Cincinnati Zoo, US, this one-month old hedgehog is being hand reared by keepers until it is old enough to be included in the zoo's outreach programme.
Ludwig the baby elephant is clearly happy to be out and about at the Tierpark Hellabrunn Zoo, Munich.
These cuties were born in February at Bristol Zoo Gardens.
This cub was born prematurely at Toronto Zoo. His mum rejected him soon after he was born, so he was cared for by staff at the zoo. Here he is making his debut in February.
This six-month old baby Western Lowland Gorilla is seen here enjoying the spring sunshine with her mother at Dublin Zoo.
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