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The world of the polar bear / Norbert Rosing.

Rosing, Norbert. (Author).

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  • ISBN: 155209068X :
  • ISBN: 9781552090688
  • Physical Description: 174 p. : col. ill. ; 25 x 32 cm.
  • Publisher: Willowdale, Ont., Canada ; Firefly Books, 1996.

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General Note: Translation of: Im Reich des Polarbr╠łen. 1994.
Bibliography, etc.: Includes bibliographical references (p. 173-174).
Contents: Introduction -- How it all began -- Churchill, Manitoba : the polar bear capital of the world -- The polar bears of Hudson Bay -- Spring and summertime -- The return of the snow geese -- Pulsating life : the brief Arctic summer -- Belugas, the canaries of the sea -- The Arctic fox : northern survival expert -- Polar bears and their world : a short history -- Bear and dog : an unusual friendship -- Brian Ladoon, man of the North -- Polar bear alert -- The polar bear : an economic factor -- A king without a realm? -- Impressions of winter -- Snowdrifts : nature's sculptures -- Biography -- Excursions into photography -- How to photograph a polar bear -- Capturing the Northern lights -- The best weeks for the best subjects -- Bibliography -- Churchill as a tourist town.
Summary, etc.: The author/photographer introduces the four seasons of the Arctic and "the lives and behaviors of polar bears as they prepare for the winter hunt, witness the antics of a rambunctious family of arctic fox kits, track the migration of the snow goose, see the northern hawk owl in its forest nest and much more."--Cover.
Subject: Polar bear.
Polar bear > Pictorial works.
Ours blanc > Ouvrages illustr├ęs.
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