Bear : spirit of the wild / Paul Nicklen.
By: Nicklen, Paul.
Contributor(s): Payne, Barbara | National Geographic Society.Material type: BookPublisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, 2013Description: 207 pages : colour illustrations ; 26 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781426211768 (hardcover); 1426211767 (hardcover).Subject(s): Bears -- North America | Bears -- North America -- Pictorial worksDDC classification: 599.78
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:
"Following on the heels of his National Geographic blockbuster Polar Obsession , Paul Nicklen turns his keen photographic eye to North American bears. Stunning images shot by the renowned photojournalist are enriched with personal accounts by noted environmentalists, providing a glimpse into the endangered realm of North America's bears- the grizzly, the polar bear, the black bear, and the rare all-white spirit, or Kermode, bear. Gorgeously produced, inspirational in message, and educational, it will appeal to audiences of all ages. b> aul Nicklen, wildlife photojournalist, showcases his stunning photography for National Geographic with this collection of North American bears- the grizzly, polar bear, black bear and the rarest spirit bear. Evocative storytelling combines with Nicklen's landmark photographs to reveal the truths and myths about these amazing creatures, and sheds light on their threatened ecosystems. Years of photographing bears in their habitat have given Nicklen a special understanding of these majestic mammals- the polar bear, ranked most popular species on Earth; the grizzly, feared and misunderstood; and the black bear, as well as its precious white
Includes bibliographical references.
Polar bear -- Grizzly bear -- Black bear -- Spirit bear -- Epilogue -- Field notes.
Includes bibliographical references. -Polar bear -- Grizzly bear -- Black bear -- Spirit bear. -Photography and personal accounts by environmentalists offer insight into the endangered realm of North America's bears, sharing coverage of a variety of species to challenge popular myths and explore their threatened ecosystems.
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