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by Daniel Wood
"Bears" combines the work of some of North America's leading wildlife photographers with the writing of Daniel Wood, a leading nature writer. This celebration of the bears of North America covers black bears, brown bears, and polar bears.Through photographs, text, and extended captions, the earth's largest terrestrial carnivore is revealed in intimate detail. Wood explores ...more
Hardcover, 112 pages
Published January 1st 2010 by Whitecap Books
(first published October 1st 1995)
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This is a great book about bears with fantastic photos showing them in their natural habitat. It covers all four species known in North America—the black bear, brown bear or grizzly, polar bear and the rare Kermode bear on Princess Royal Island in British Columbia. I learned an abundance of diverse facts such as—polar bears are all lefties; black bears climb trees, mature grizzlies do not; that during hibernation—4 to 7 months, a bear doesn’t eat, drink or eliminate bodily waste, etc. I loved ...more