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The Resource The world of the polar bear, Norbert Rosing

The world of the polar bear, Norbert Rosing

Label
The world of the polar bear
Title
The world of the polar bear
Statement of responsibility
Norbert Rosing
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • ger
  • eng
Summary
Written by an acclaimed nature photographer and featuring 175 remarkable color photographs this is a season-by-season account of the life of polar bears, including hunting, mating, rearing cubs, and journeying to and from the ice. A powerful predator, revealed here by an acclaimed nature photographer. The polar bear is the largest terrestrial carnivore, uniquely adapted to thrive in the harsh environment of the Far North. In The World of the Polar Bear, renowned nature photographer Norbert Rosing followsthe polar bear through each season. With its thorough and engaging text and spectacular photography, the book provides:- A season-by-season account of the life of the polar bear, including feeding, mating, rearing of cubs and journeying from the ice- An intimate look at the animals that share the polar bear's environment, including seals, arctic foxes, walruses and muskoxen- A section on such northern sky phenomena as sun dogs and the northern lights- Many anecdotes and insights about the polar bear -- at once a loving parent, a fierce predator and a natural jester .In addition to the 175 truly remarkable color photographs, there are four spectacular gatefolds. The World of the Polar Bear will appeal to any reader interested in natural history, animals, and the Arctic. Polar bears are seriously threatened by global warming, and this book will attract considerable press attention
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
211294
Cataloging source
SVP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Rosing, Norbert
Dewey number
599.786
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Polar bear
  • Polar bear
Target audience
adult
Label
The world of the polar bear, Norbert Rosing
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"A Firefly book"--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 201) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Spring: Polar bear's den -- Journey to the ice -- Arctic Spring -- Summer: Ice breakup -- Searching for the Arctic Fox -- Surprise visitor -- Fall: More close encounters -- Waiting for the ice to form -- Leaving the land -- Winter: Adapting to the Arctic -- Sky phenomena -- Habitat of ice and snow -- Afterword -- On wildlife photography -- Technical information -- Polar bear facts and figures -- Map -- Acknowledgments -- Bibliography -- Index
Control code
617750
Dimensions
30 cm
Extent
203 pages, 10 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781554071555
Isbn Type
(bound)
Lccn
2006287194
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
chiefly color illustrations, color map
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781554071555
Label
The world of the polar bear, Norbert Rosing
Link
Publication
Note
"A Firefly book"--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 201) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Spring: Polar bear's den -- Journey to the ice -- Arctic Spring -- Summer: Ice breakup -- Searching for the Arctic Fox -- Surprise visitor -- Fall: More close encounters -- Waiting for the ice to form -- Leaving the land -- Winter: Adapting to the Arctic -- Sky phenomena -- Habitat of ice and snow -- Afterword -- On wildlife photography -- Technical information -- Polar bear facts and figures -- Map -- Acknowledgments -- Bibliography -- Index
Control code
617750
Dimensions
30 cm
Extent
203 pages, 10 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781554071555
Isbn Type
(bound)
Lccn
2006287194
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
chiefly color illustrations, color map
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781554071555

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