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Polar bears : a complete guide to their biology and behavior

Author: Andrew E Derocher; Wayne Lynch
Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press ; [Bozeman, Mont.] : Polar Bears International, 2012.
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Presents an introduction to the polar bear, discussing its evolution, physical characteristics, life cycle, predatory behavior, habitat, and the threats to its existence from global warming.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Derocher, Andrew E.
Polar bears.
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press ; [Bozeman, Mont.] : Polar Bears International, 2012
(DLC) 2011021303
(OCoLC)728892107
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew E Derocher; Wayne Lynch
ISBN: 9781421404516 1421404516
OCLC Number: 849739067
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 249 pages) : color illustrations, color maps
Contents: A polar bear described --
Evolution --
Early polar bear-human interactions --
Arctic marine ecosystems --
Sea ice and habitat --
Prey --
Distribution and populations --
Hunting methods --
Polar bear behavior --
Den ecology --
From birth to death --
Threats --
Looking forward --
Appendix A. Scientific names of plants and animals --
Appendix B. Species of plants and animals eaten by polar bears.
Responsibility: text by Andrew E. Derocher ; photographs by Wayne Lynch.
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