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Never look a polar bear in the eye : a family field trip to the Arctic's edge in search of adventure, truth, and mini-marshmallows

Author: Zac Unger
Publisher: Boston, MA : Da Capo Press, a member of the Perseus Books Group, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A captivating look at the battle between man and nature from the vantage point of Churchill, Manitoba- the Polar Bear Capital of the World- where natives, conservationists, hunters, scientists, and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Places
Canadian nonfiction
Named Person: Zac Unger; Zac Unger
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Zac Unger
ISBN: 9780306821165 0306821168
OCLC Number: 875989012
Description: ix, 296 pages : illustrations, map
Contents: Prologue --
Let's See What We've Got Bear-Wise --
The James Bond of Vertebrate Zoology --
The Polar Bear Capital of the World --
Vacation in Bogland --
Pretty Dumb for Being So Smart --
The Truth Is That We Just Don't Know --
Polar Bears Need Crime Labs, Too --
Sniff Away --
Going Nuclear --
I Think We Should Move to Churchill --
A Perfect Place for a Bear Attack --
Beartopia --
This Is a Disaster --
Bedeviled from the Start --
Polar Bear Pitchman --
The Greatest Conservation Generation --
Scare Them and They Will Come --
Never Look a Polar Bear in the Eye --
Dial 675-BEAR --
Nice Day for a Drive --
Don't Touch the Bears and Don't Feed the Bears --
Looking for Narnia --
The Bear Whisperer --
Bunny Huggers --
They Know They Are Safe Here --
Circus Bears --
Bear in the Air --
All Creatures Great and Small --
The Heavy Hitters Speak --
Apocalypse Now. Or Maybe Later --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: Zac Unger.

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Dan Rubenstein, Canadian Geographic"Zac Unger's deep dive into the health of polar bear populations around the world cuts through the sound-bite science typically reported by the mainstream media to Read more...

 
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