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Polar Bears: A Natural History of a Threatened Species

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Dr Ian Stirling, the best known polar bear scientist in the world, compresses the major new discoveries of the last 40 years of research on this iconic mammal into a new easily readable and scientifically comprehensive book about the ecology and natural history of polar bears.  He explains how polar bears evolved, how they were researched, aspects of their behaviour and ho ...more
Paperback, 300 pages
Published September 15th 2011 by Fitzhenry & Whiteside (first published August 1988)
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Brenda Nutter
Nov 18, 2012 rated it it was amazing
An exceptionally well documented volume. A must read for all who are interested in the life and preservation of these amazing creatures.
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I couldn't ask for a more thorough, intelligent, and entertaining book about a single subject. I was absolutely fascinated, and I firmly believe I already knew a lot about polar bears. This book will continue to be used as reference material in my future studies.
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