Bear vs. Man: Recent Attacks and how to Avoid the Increasing Danger

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Recent years have seen a phenomenal increase in bear attacks on humans. In Bear vs. Man, writer-photographer Brad Garfield chronicles many of these bear attacks, including dramatic photographs and stories told by victims who survived and companions of those who didn't. Along with these riveting stories, Garfield discusses bear behavior and instincts, and the various reasons for the increase in bear attacks. He instructs readers on the best advice and equipment that can protect a person during an attack, offers ...
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Overview

Recent years have seen a phenomenal increase in bear attacks on humans. In Bear vs. Man, writer-photographer Brad Garfield chronicles many of these bear attacks, including dramatic photographs and stories told by victims who survived and companions of those who didn't. Along with these riveting stories, Garfield discusses bear behavior and instincts, and the various reasons for the increase in bear attacks. He instructs readers on the best advice and equipment that can protect a person during an attack, offers tips on how to behave when traveling in bear country so as not to become a victim, and implores people to respect bears and their habitat. In the final chapter, the author imparts his knowledge of how to photograph bears in the wild while remaining safe and causing no harm to these awesome and powerful animals.
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There's been an increase in the amount of incidents involving bears and men, and Brad Garfield's Bear vs. Man chronicles many of these recent bear attacks, with photos and stories told by victims who survived. Insights on bear behavior accompany advice on what to do when a bear is encountered.
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  • ISBN-13: 9781572233966
  • Publisher: Willow Creek Press, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 4/28/2001
  • Pages: 192
  • Product dimensions: 7.04 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 0.46 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 7
Why Some Bears Attack 15
Attack--Chris Widrig 37
Warning Signs 45
Attack--Michio Hishino 67
How to Survive a Bear Attack 81
Attack--Terry Everard 100
When Traveling in Bear Country 109
Attack--Mark Matheny 118
Attacks: Are They Increasing? 127
Attack--Glenda Ann Bradley 143
Ned Rasmussen and Gene Moe 148
Hattie Amitnaag and Moses Aliyak 156
Photographing Bears 163
Bibliography 192
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