"I've read Stephen Herrero's gripping and information [book] and I recommend the same thing for anyone going to bear country, whether a casual day hiker or a back-country pro."--Los Angeles Times
"[R] equired reading." --Rocky Mountain News
From the Inside Flap
What causes bear attacks? When should you play dead and when should you fight an attacking bear? What do we know about black and grizzly bears and how can this knowledge be used to avoid bear attacks? And, more generally, what is the bear's future?
Bear Attacks is a thorough and unflinching landmark study of the attacks made on men and women by the great grizzly and the occasionally deadly black bear. This is a book for everyone who hikes, camps, or visits bear country – and for anyone who wants to know more about these sometimes fearsome but always fascinating wild creatures.
From the Hardcover edition.
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