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Bears: A Year in the Life

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Binding: Softcover
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ISBN: 9781554074617
Publisher: Firefly Books Ltd
Language: English
Page Count: 176
Publication Date: 1/1/2005
Size: 10.80" l x 8.50" w x 0.70
Series: N/A

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Nature & Outdoors Bears
This book focuses on an entire year in the lives of the three bear species found in North America -- the brown bear, the black bear and the polar bear. Matthias Breiter shows how these widely feared but rarely encountered animals hunt, feed, play, mate and breed. Based on the bears' yearly cycle, from when they awaken from hibernation and give birth in February through the return of winter and another hibernation, the book includes: Polar bears and their unique marine habitat; Brown and black bears across their ranges; Dangers from bears that live too close to human habitation; Biology and breeding; The five bear species that do not live in North America. Bears is lavishly illustrated with more than 125 remarkable color photographs taken in the wild. By shattering myths and revealing unusual facts, this book increases the understanding of these magnificent creatures.

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