Brown Bears of Brooks Camp by Roy Wood, Katmai Staff, Michael Fitz, Aaron Camire, Tammy Olson, Eric Groth & Jeanne Roy

Brown Bears of Brooks Camp

By Roy Wood, Katmai Staff, Michael Fitz, Aaron Camire, Tammy Olson, Eric Groth & Jeanne Roy

  • Release Date: 2012-09-14
  • Genre: Nature
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Description

This guide is a representative sample of the brown bears who frequent the Brooks River in Katmai National Park, and not a complete checklist of the entire population. Featured bears include those visitors most often see, or ones who have experienced a life event common to brown bears. 

This information draws on years of field observations conducted by biologists attempting to document long term patterns of bear use along the river. Even for observers with such training and experience, it can be difficult to identify individuals.

Recognizing individuals is enjoyable and exciting, but watching how bears behave is equally rewarding and ultimately teaches observers more than memorizing a particular bear’s physical appearance. This is especially true when bears gather in large concentrations.

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  • Brown Bears of Brooks Camp

    5
    By DavesWildlife.com
    Having been to Brooks Camp over a dozen times I think that Roy Wood and his staff have done an excellent job putting together the book and incorporated video. I highly recommend it whether you have been there, thinking of going, or dreaming of going! I did have a problem with downloading it to my laptop and trying to transfer to my first generation iPad, but was able to use iBooks on the iPad and download it directly.

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