By Kevin Van Tighem
Fear of bears turns out virtually to be a part of what it truly is to be human. Our species emerged out of the depths of time right into a global already populated by way of those nice carnivores. earlier than we mastered iron and later constructed firearms, we had few defences opposed to bears—only watchful warning and complicated ceremonies and sacrifices to chase away fear.
Where human populations develop, bears have normally diminished or disappeared. but if we go back to the wild, to locations the place bears nonetheless continue to exist, all our primeval fears wake up back. the chance of an motor vehicle twist of fate as a way to endure kingdom a long way outstrips the chance of a close-range come across with a undergo, yet it’s the undergo that concerns us as we hurtle down the pavement at 100 kilometres an hour.
In this well timed and delicate e-book, Kevin Van Tighem calls on a long time of expertise, wisdom and knowing so as to enlighten readers approximately our courting with and perspective towards bears. alongside the way in which we're faced with the realities confronting those nice animals because of our ever-expanding human inhabitants and their ever-shrinking typical habitat. via old examine, box commentary, sensible recommendation, own anecdotes and an array of gorgeous images, Van Tighem has written a accomplished publication that's intended to demystify bears that allows you to advertise a deeper knowing of those robust but weak creatures.
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