Black Bears : A Natural History (Paperback)

Author: Taylor, Dave

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In 1990 author, naturalist and photographer Dave Taylor set out to research and photograph black bears in North America - a quest that took him from the high arctic to the swamps of Florida, and from the East Coast to the shores of the Pacific.

Of the three species native to this part of the world - the grizzly or brown bear, the polar bear, and the black bear - Taylor devotes this beautifully embellished volume exclusively to the black bear, the most numerous of North America's three bear species.

Lavishly illustrated throughout with more than 100 full-colour photographs, maps and charts, "Black Bears" introduces the reader to this shy, reclusive and largely misunderstood animal with an encyclopedic examination of the black bear's world by state, province and territory.

The diet, dens, mating habits, habitat, and hibernation are examined in Taylor's lively text, as is the bear's adaptation to the encroachment of civilization into its territory.

A special section of the book dealing with bears and people, offers valuable advice on camping in bear country, and what to do when encountering bears in the wilderness.


Publisher Midpoint Trade Books Inc
Mfg Part# 9781550418491
SKU 202726668
Format Paperback
ISBN10 1550418491
Release Date 8/13/2012
Dimensions (in Inches) 11H x 8.25L x 0.5T
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Editors Note Illustrated with more than one hundred full-color photographs, maps and charts, offers an introduction to the black bear's world by state, province and territory, covering diet, dens, mating habits, habitat, and hibernation.
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Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0188
Publisher Fitzhenry & Whiteside

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