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Polar Bear Invasion

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Web Sites

Polar Bears Alive
www.polarbearsalive.org
Facts and figures from a leading polar bear conservation organization.

The Town of Churchill
www.creighton.edu/~hutchens/churchil.html
Learn about the "Polar Bear Capital of the World."

Churchill Nature Tours
www.churchillnaturetours.com/
Web site of a tour company that offers guided bear-watching tours.

Test Your Knowlege of Churchill
www.aurora-inn.mb.ca/quiz.html
How much do you know about this historic community on the shores of Hudson Bay?

Polar Bears in Recent Decades
www.arctic.noaa.gov/essay_schliebe.html
Article summarizing the most recent research into polar bear behavior, from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

Complete Polar Bear Fact and Story Website
www.geocities.com/mikepolarbear/
A fun site with lots of interesting trivia, facts, photos, and personal stories told through the eyes of a polar bear guide.

Canadian Association of Aboriginal Entrepreneurs
www.aurora-inn.mb.ca
Bear-watching links and more.

Polar Bear High Season
www.chem.ucla.edu/~alice/explorations/churchill/bear_season.htm
One visitor's account of visiting Churchill during Polar Bear High Season.


Books

Chartier, Bonnie. A BIRDER'S GUIDE TO CHURCHILL, MANITOBA. Colorado Springs: American Birding Association, 1999.

Hinshaw, Dorothy. POLAR BEARS (CAROLRHODA NATURE WATCH BOOKS). New York: Carolrhoda Books, 2000.

Mangelsen, Thomas D. POLAR DANCE: BORN OF THE NORTH WIND. New York: Images of Nature, 1997.

Rosing, Norbert. THE WORLD OF THE POLAR BEAR. San Francisco, Firefly Books, 1996.

Senecal, Catherine M. PELICANS TO POLAR BEARS: WATCHING WILDLIFE IN MANITOBA. Winnipeg: Heartland, 1999.





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Out On The Town
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