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Bear - World Book Student
CITATION: Doan-Crider, Diana. "Bear." World Book Student, World Book, 2017, www.worldbookonline.com/student/article?id=ar051280.
Grizzly Bear - World Book Student
CITATION: Servheen, Christopher. "Grizzly bear." World Book Student, World Book, 2017, www.worldbookonline.com/student/article?id=ar237060.
American Black Bear - World Book Student
CITATION: Doan-Crider, Diana. "American black bear." World Book Student, World Book, 2017, www.worldbookonline.com/student/article?id=ar755280.
Call Number: 599.744 WEX
Publication Date: 1995-08-01
Surveys the physical characteristics and different species of bears and examines their future and their relationship to human beings.
The Bear by
Call Number: 599.78 BAR
Publication Date: 1999-03-01
This book discusses the bears of the world and threats to their existence, such as hunting and international trade, habitat destruction, and captivity, as well as the future of bears.
Websites and Videos
Bears: Facts (Science Trek)
Learn about the eight different kinds of bears. Black bears live in the Americas, Europe, and Asia. Grizzly bears, native to North America, can weigh as much as six hundred pounds. Bears are big, but most are shy. Few are ferocious, but they aren't cuddly either. Newborn cubs weigh about half a pound. A one-year-old weighs about fifty pounds. Bears eat ants, plants, and baby animals. Berries are essential to gaining fat reserves to survive the winter. Weather doesn't impact hibernation, but food supplies determine when they go to their den.
CITATION: Bears: Facts. idahoptv.org/sciencetrek/topics/bears/facts.cfm.
North American Bear Center
Visit the North American Bear Center to understand and appreciate the different kinds of bears. The bear pages will introduce you to the black bear, grizzly bear, brown bear and polar bear. For each one, you will find a mini-course that teaches facts, shows signs of places bears have been, tells about the bear population and lets you hear the sound made by the bear. Be sure to watch the slide shows to see great photos of bears in action.
CITATION: North American Bear Center. www.bear.org/website/.