Bears: Behavior, Ecology, Conservation

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Voyageur Press, 1996 - Nature - 159 pages
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A captivating treat for outdoor adventures and wildlife fans from two bestselling nature photographersPeople are fascinated by bears. Bears appear on state flags, as sports teams' mascots, and in beloved tales like Winnie the Pooh. Entire regions, including the Bearpaw Mountains and the Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness, are named after bears. Children are escorted by teddy bears wherever they go, and a famous bear warns us of the dangers of unattended campfires.In this engaging new book about North American bears, Erwin Bauer outlines the differences and similarities among the various species, and makes an impassioned plea for the preservation of bear habitat that is quickly disappearing. Erwin also shares delightful personal tales and tips for capturing these elusive creatures on film.Full of outstanding color photos that bring you face-to-face with powerful grizzlies, curious cubs, and everything in between, Bears is a captivating treat for wildlife enthusiasts and outdoor adventurers.

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
7
BLACK BEARS
17
GRIZZLY BEARS
55
Copyright

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About the author (1996)

Bauer is among the most published photographer and writer in the world on travel, adventure, and environmental subjects.

Erwin Bauer and Peggy Bauer are the authors of 45 books on wildlife and the outdoors, including Bears of Alaska and Glacier Bay: The Wild Beauty of Glacier Bay National Park. They live in Sequim, WA.

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