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Bear Attacks : Their Causes And Avoidance

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Of the animals in North America, none commands such dread, awe, and interest as the bear. Creatures that fear little, bears compete for survival with the only other animals that can threaten their existence: Humans. Bear Attacks is a thorough and unflinching study of attacks made on humans. This is the sometimes horrific, yet always instructive, story of Bear and Human, written by the leading scientific authority in the field. This book is for everyone who camps, hikes, or visits bear country -and for anyone who wants to learn more about these fearsome but always fascinating wild creatures.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 304 pages
  • 152.4 x 226.06 x 20.32mm | 362.87g
  • ROWMAN & LITTLEFIELD
  • The Lyons Press
  • Guilford, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • First Edition Revised
  • 158574557X
  • 9781585745579
  • 356,171

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About Stephen Herrero

Stephen Herrero is a professor at the University of Calgary. He is recognized throughout the world as a leading authority on bears.show more

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Of all the animals in North America, none commands as much respect, interest, awe, and fear as the bear. Endowed by nature with incredible size, speed, intelligence, and power, bears in the 21st century now compete for survival with the only other animals that can threaten their existence: Humans.Bear Attacks, first published by Lyons & Burford, in 1985 and now thoroughly revised and updated, is the classic, authoritative, and unflinching study of attacks on humans by the mighty grizzly and the normally less aggressive, but sometimes deadly, black bear. This book is for everyone who camps, hikes, or visits bear country -and for anyone who wants to learn more about these fearsome but always fascinating wild creatures. (6 x 9, 304 pages, b&w photos, illustrations, charts)Stephen Herrero is a professor at the University of Calgary. He is recognized throughout the world as a leading authority on bears.show more

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323 ratings
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4 40% (128)
3 22% (71)
2 2% (8)
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