By Charlie Russell, Maureen Enns, Fred Stenson
An soaking up first-hand account of residing with bears, from the acclaimed writer of The Spirit Bear.
To many folks, grizzlies are symbols of strength and ferocity -- creatures to be feared and, too usually, killed. yet Charlie Russell, who has had a forty-year courting with bears, holds the debatable trust that it really is attainable to stay with and actually comprehend bears within the wild. And for 5 years now, Russell and his accomplice, artist and photographer Maureen Enns, have spent summers at the Kamchatka peninsula, situated at the northeast coast of Russia, and residential of the densest inhabitants of brown bears within the world.
Grizzly center tells the notable tale of the way Russell and Enns have defied the preconceptions of natural world officers and most people through residing unthreatened -- and revered -- one of the grizzlies of Kamchatka. In a good and rapid sort, Russell tells of the pains and successes in their years within the box, from convincing Russian officers so they can learn, to adopting 3 endure cubs left orphaned while their mom used to be killed by way of a hunter (and instructing those cubs find out how to live on within the wild), to elevating environmental understanding via art.
Through a mix of cautious learn and private commitment, Russell and Enns are persuading humans to re-examine the age-old photo of the grizzly endure as a ferocious man-eater and perpetual probability. via their activities, they show that it really is attainable to forge a at the same time respectful dating with those majestic giants, and supply compelling purposes for changing our tradition.
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