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Backcountry bear basics : the definitive guide to avoiding unpleasant encounters

Author: Dave Smith
Publisher: Seattle, Wash. : The Mountaineers, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Provides advice for what to do in encounters with bears, examines the likelihood of a person coming into contact with a bear during an outdoor activity, and analyzes the behavior of grizzly and black bears.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dave Smith
ISBN: 089886500X 9780898865004
OCLC Number: 36315963
Description: 109 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Planning a Trip into Bear Country --
Bear Evolution, Behavior, and Biology --
Menstruation, Sex, and Bears --
Cooking and Food Storage --
Camping and Travel Tips --
Bears and Human Recreation --
Close Encounters --
Guns and Pepper Spray --
Grizzly Bear Recovery and Reintroduction.
Other Titles: Bear basics
Responsibility: Dave Smith.

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Provides advice for what to do in encounters with bears, examines the likelihood of a person coming into contact with a bear during an outdoor activity, and analyzes the behavior of grizzly and black bears.

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