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Beauty Within the Beast: Kinship With Bears in the Alaska Wilderness [Paperback]

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An innocent act of kindness turns a bear into a dangerous marauder and when she is killed she leaves her three cubs without a mother. Stephen Stringham and his new bride decided to raise these three orphan cubs in the Alaska wilderness. Together, they taught Ontak, Chrislee, and Jonjoanak about which plants they could eat and how to fish and hunt. Dr. Stringham's extensive scientific background made him an ideal teacher of the foraging skills and the social skills they would need to live in a bear's world. In the process of teaching them, Stringham learns from the cubs how bears express fear, anger, and how to appease defensive bears and intimidate the aggressive ones.

He and his wife would develop trust and respect through their affection and play, helping to heal the cubs' emotional wounds and decrease their aggression and violence. As the Springhams' bond with their furry charges deepens, they realize that it is a connection that is all too uncommon between people and animals. When Dr. Stringham is told by the Department of Fish and Game to destroy the bears, the depth of that bond would be tested. Beauty within the Beast is a heartwarming true story of how people and animals can find common ground and live in harmony on earth.

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Item Specifications...

Pages   304
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 1" Width: 6" Height: 8.75"
Weight:   1.1 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Publisher   Seven Locks Press
ISBN  1931643105  
ISBN13  9781931643108  

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1Books > Subjects > Outdoors & Nature > Reference
2Books > Subjects > Professional & Technical > Professional Science > Biological Sciences > Zoology > General
3Books > Subjects > Science > Biological Sciences > Animals > Bears
4Books > Subjects > Science > Biological Sciences > Animals > General
5Books > Subjects > Science > Biological Sciences > Animals > Mammals
6Books > Subjects > Science > Biological Sciences > Animals > Wildlife
7Books > Subjects > Science > Biological Sciences > Zoology > General
8Books > Subjects > Science > Biological Sciences > Zoology > Mammals

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Beauty within the beast  Jan 12, 2003
As many in this world know, very few will experience the Bear. Dr. Stringham skillfully shares his experience with the Ursus kind in a manner which allows the laymen to touch this creature in the comfort of the armchair.

I have much respect for what Steve has done, both in this book and his career, and hope that my words may spread the message that is contained in this book. I truly know that this will become a classic; in the true spirit of Michio Hoshino...Please write more Steve!

Real Life Adventure  Nov 18, 2002
Few of us will ever have the opportunities that Dr. Stringham has had, to live intimately with wild animals on a daily baisis and observe them close at hand. Dr. Stringham has written an enchanting and engaging accout of raising three wild bear cubs in the Alaskan wilderness. Bears have been revealed as intelligent and adaptive creatures who occupy a unique niche in the American wilderness, comparable to the niche primates occupy in Africa. This book is exciting, highly readable and hard to put down. Dr. Stringham is not only a gifted wildlife biologist, but a gifted writer; his descriptions are beautiful. I love this book, as has every other person I know who has had the fortune to read it. Christine Nicolayeff
Kinship with Bears  Nov 18, 2002
Beauty, personality, kin, children, learning beings--what a picture of these brown bears we are given, by Dr. Stringham. The previous reviewer (blessed282) has describe the beautiful attributes of this book well. I can only add: It is wonderful. I can't wait for his next one!
An Awesome Book  Jul 12, 2002
Reading this book was a privilege. The author writes with a sensitive and wonderfully descriptive style. I found myself fascinated from the moment I picked it up until I put it down. It is at once an adventure, and a love story of an unusual kind. In reading this book, I felt his reverence for wild animals, particularly for bears, and I learned to look at them as something far more than I had before. I was not overwhelmed by the science in the book, because it was so skillfully interwoven with his description of raising three black bear cubs. Dr. Stringham has created a treasure, and I highly recommend it.

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