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The Grizzly Almanac: A Fully Illustrated Natural and Cultural History of America's Great Bear

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By: Robert H Busch

229 pages, Col photos

Lyons Press

Paperback | Dec 2004 | #145933 | ISBN: 1592283209
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Hardback | Dec 2000 | #145932 | ISBN: 1585741434
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About this book

A powerful symbol of wilderness, the grizzly bear was once widespread from Alaska to Mexico. Today 99% of its population in the lower 48 US states is gone - a victim of habitat loss, over-hunting, and predator control programs that were based more on emotion than fact. This well-researched volume looks at the natural and cultural history of the grizzly, with vital information on its evolution, habitat, diet, reproduction, intelligence and behaviour. The almanac also covers the emotion-charged topic of grizzly attacks, with descriptions of notable cases and practical information on avoiding them.

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