By Tom Gillespie @TomGillespie1

PLAYFUL bear cubs lock paws and show their teeth during a harmless scrap in the grass

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BEAR Hug: The adorable cubs lock arms

The young animals were spotted wrestling in Lake Clark, Alaska, by amateur photographer Greg Morgan.

Fluffy fighters: This time the fight was just play

The 44-year-old, from Walthamstow in the northeast of the UK, travelled all the way to the US state to photograph the creatures, and said: “Seeing the two brown bear cubs was a brilliant feeling.

Not so grizzly: The youngsters were spotted in Lake Clark, Alaska, by photographer Greg Morgan

“The bears are so interesting and they are also really cute that’s for sure.

BEAR fight: There are roughly 30,000 brown bears living in Alaska

“A lot of the time they aren’t doing a lot so when you get action like that it is a great feeling.”

You're un-BEAR-able: One cub appears to push the other away

Alaska has the highest number of brown bears in the US and is home to roughly 98% of the country’s entire population of the species.

Come 'ere: Greg travelled all the way to the US state to photograph the creatures

Intrepid Greg, who works as a civil servant, took the photos on June 19 after a long search for the animals.

Claw-some: The pair scratch at each other with their front paws

He was also lucky enough to see the same two cubs wrestling on another trip three days later.

Cub love: The troublesome two appear to be hugging in this adorable shot

He said: "It was a very intensive 16 hours with the odd break here and there, but it was without a doubt worth it when I sighted them.”

Bear-ing teeth: Opening their mouthes the pair show each other their sharp incisors

There are roughly 30,000 brown bears living in Alaska, making them the state's top predator. 

Brown bear: Alaska has the highest number of brown bears in the US

Depending on availability of food, their population can be as dense as one per square mile.

Warm and fuzzy: Fighting finished - the pair cuddle up together