By Andrew E. Derocher
The polar undergo, king of the Arctic, is among the world’s such a lot recognizable animals. photographs of the majestic beasts roaming around the ice cap, plunging into frigid waters, and fiddling with hairy cubs have come to represent the sweetness and grandeur of the Arctic. Andrew E. Derocher and Wayne Lynch have spent many years following the bears, and this booklet deals the main entire and readable evaluation in their biology, ecology, habit, and conservation.
With gripping photos through Lynch, a preeminent flora and fauna photographer, and the non-public tales of Derocher, this e-book is as wonderful to examine because it is attention-grabbing to learn. It weaves jointly their outstanding studies with the most recent examine to inform the superb tale of those Arctic predators, tracing the animals again to their evolutionary roots and searching forward to the way forward for polar bears on a warming planet Earth.
Through informative and fascinating language, Derocher rigorously explains the ocean ice environment that's necessary to the survival of polar bears. He addresses the specter of international warming to the Arctic―home to polar bears for tens of millions of years―and describes in awesome element their feeding conduct, distribution, den ecology, and copy. Lynch’s brilliant images catch all this and extra as they chronicle the wide variety of polar undergo habit, from kin rituals to ferocious predatory practices.
Captivating, actual, and encouraging, Polar Bears belongs within the palms of all who love the wild.