Bear Attacks: Their Causes and Avoidance

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Globe Pequot, 2002 - Nature - 304 pages
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Of all the animals in North America, none commands as much respect, interest, awe, and fear as the bear. Endowed by nature with incredible size, speed, intelligence, and power, bears in the 21st century now compete for survival with the only other animals that can threaten their existence: Humans.Bear Attacks, first published by Lyons & Burford, in 1985 and now thoroughly revised and updated, is the classic, authoritative, and unflinching study of attacks on humans by the mighty grizzly and the normally less aggressive, but sometimes deadly, black bear. This book is for everyone who camps, hikes, or visits bear country -and for anyone who wants to learn more about these fearsome but always fascinating wild creatures. (6 x 9, 304 pages, b&w photos, illustrations, charts)Stephen Herrero is a professor at the University of Calgary. He is recognized throughout the world as a leading authority on bears.
  

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User Review  - Mike Spinak - Goodreads

If you've read other books about bears, and then read this one, you'll recognize the difference readily. Herrero is far more knowledgeable. His interpretations of events are much more plausible. His ... Read full review

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User Review  - Civia Verstraete - Goodreads

Excellent book with tangible knowledge about what to do when faced by a Grizz. Still scared but no longer imagining one coming around the corner! Read full review

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Stephen Herrero is a professor at the University of Calgary. He is recognized throughout the world as a leading authority on bears.

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