The Resource The world of the polar bear, Norbert Rosing

The world of the polar bear, Norbert Rosing

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The world of the polar bear
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The world of the polar bear
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Norbert Rosing
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Title
The world of the polar bear
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Written by an acclaimed nature photographer and featuring 175 remarkable color photographs this is a season-by-season account of the life of polar bears, including hunting, mating, rearing cubs, and journeying to and from the ice. A powerful predator, revealed here by an acclaimed nature photographer. The polar bear is the largest terrestrial carnivore, uniquely adapted to thrive in the harsh environment of the Far North. In The World of the Polar Bear, renowned nature photographer Norbert Rosing followsthe polar bear through each season. With its thorough and engaging text and spectacular photography, the book provides:- A season-by-season account of the life of the polar bear, including feeding, mating, rearing of cubs and journeying from the ice- An intimate look at the animals that share the polar bear's environment, including seals, arctic foxes, walruses and muskoxen- A section on such northern sky phenomena as sun dogs and the northern lights- Many anecdotes and insights about the polar bear -- at once a loving parent, a fierce predator and a natural jester .In addition to the 175 truly remarkable color photographs, there are four spectacular gatefolds. The World of the Polar Bear will appeal to any reader interested in natural history, animals, and the Arctic. Polar bears are seriously threatened by global warming, and this book will attract considerable press attention
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Dewey number
599.786
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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bibliography
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adult
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Norbert Rosing
The world of the polar bear, Norbert Rosing
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The world of the polar bear, Norbert Rosing
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"A Firefly book"--T.p. verso
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 201) and index
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Dimensions
30 cm.
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Extent
203 p., [10] p. of plates
Isbn
9781554071555
Isbn Type
(bound)
Note
cat64
Other physical details
col. ill., col map
System control number
  • ocm63194885
  • (OCoLC)63194885

Library Locations

    • Douglas County Libraries, Philip S. MillerBorrow it
      100 S. Wilcox Street, Castle Rock, CO, 80104, US
      39.3681268 -104.8590461
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