• Polar Bears Bear Cubs Seal
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    Habitat Polar bears prefer to live in extremely cold art ic climates. They live only in the Northern Hemisphere, on the arctic ice cap, and they spend most of their time on coastal areas. Polar bears are widely spread in Canada, extending from the northern arctic islands south to the Hudson Bay area. They are also found in Greenland, on islands off the shore of Norway, on the northern coast of the former Soviet Union, and on the northern and northwestern coasts of Alaska in the United States. Ph...
  • Black Bears Bear Presentation People
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    By: matt meaney E-mail: agent iroc Matt Meaney Period 6 Extra Credit 4/2/00 The presentation given on the black bears on April Second was generally to me at least too appeared almost fake. I didn't understand how he says they wouldn't attack you, and it's just a bluff charge, when just this year a woman in Boonton was attacked as well as her dog by a black bear. I did realize more however upon how much we had imposed our selves on them. If I were a bear I would have attacked back or pushed back ...
  • Bears Pepper Spray
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    Traveling in bear country can be quite thrilling. Coming face to face with a bear would be terrifying. Most bear attacks can be avoided, but there is always a chance of encountering a bear. Although nothing is one hundred percent guaranteed effective, here are a list of some tips that might prove to be useful in a bear encounter. Be Alert in Bear Country. Always have Bear Deterrent Pepper Spray in its holster ready for immediate use. Don't bury it in your pack... Be alert where recent bear acti...
  • Analysis The Bear Momaday
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    N. Scott Momaday s poem, "The Bear," takes place in the wilderness at midday. The day is calm and sunny. The bear is quietly walking through the forest, not hurriedly or destructively. He blends in with his environment. The bear is very old. He has many scars, and a misshapen limb as a result of an old trap injury. It still causes him pain. Then he moves out of sight as buzzards fly overhead. This poem s pattern is logical. It is as if Momaday is standing in the wilderness when he sees a bear s...
  • The Polar Bear Bears Ice Water
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    INTRODUCTION Ursus maritim us, commonly known as the polar bear, is quite an amazing animal. The polar bear is of the order Carnivora and of the family Ursi dae. Polar bears live in the extremely cold regions of the Arctic and in Tundra. They range from Alaska to Siberia, and have been found as far as 720 miles south of the Arctic Circle. The polar bear is quite huge. They can be as tall as 8. 25 feet when on all four feet, or 12 feet when standing on their hind legs and weighs up to 1, 764 pou...
  • William Faulkner's The Bear And Barn Burning A Comparison
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    William Faulkner's The Bear and Barn Burning are two different short stories, but are very much alike in several ways. The theme in both gravitates toward the finding one's self theme, where both the main characters must find themselves amidst many different circumstances. Faulkner also portrays the main characters in each story much the same. There is a difference in the tone between the two stories however, proving that he can write two different stories, but put in many similarities. Finding ...
  • Polar Bears Bear White Feet
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    Polar Bear is the name for a white bear found on the icy sea of the Arctic throughout the North Polar basin. Being the only bear considered being marine, it is longer than other bears and streamlined for aquatic life. It has the "plantigrade" feet (heel and sole touching the ground) which are typical in all bears, with five sharp, claws on each foot for grasping at the ice and holding its prey. Long hair between the pads protects the bear's feet from the cold and provides traction on the ice so ...
  • The Bear Human Forest Animal
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    The Bear parody by Fritz Karl Wilhelm Mueller The wind wailed through the towering pines of Grand National Park. The sun illuminated the landscape. Those pines were more than five hundred years old. They stood unchanging like the forest itself. The animals lived in a flawless balance with nature. No humans had ruined this pristine wilderness for some time. The trails overgrew with shrubs. Gathering, clouds brought an ominous dread to the forest. It became darker by the minute. Suddenly, lightni...
  • Black Bear Bears Cubs Food
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    Black Bears The black bear is the smallest North American bear. The adults are usually less than six feet long and stand about two to three feet tall at shoulders. The weight of a black bear varies between 125-500 ponds. They have small eyes and rounded ears. Also their snout is very long. Each paw has five very strong claws, which is used for tearing, digging, and climbing. One single hit from the front paw is enough to kill an adult deer. A black Bear is a true carnivore, but if not prevented...
  • Polar Bears Bear Cubs Food
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    Polar Bears Life Span It is believed that polar bears live an average of 15 to 18 years, though some bears have tagged in their early 30 s. In some zoo's bears have been known to live up to the mid 30 s. There is only one individual bear that has been known to have lived up to the age of 40. Biologists believe that starvation is the leading cause of death for sub adult bears, which is probably the reason that when bears are in captivity (a zoo) they live longer. Population Polar bears live in R...
  • Vice President Bear Identity Worker
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    True Identity "The Bear That Wasn't," a short story by Frank Tash lin, is about a bear that hibernates in his cave and wakes up under a factory. Factories cover his once beautiful forest and people he doesn't know surround him. Everyone thinks that he is one of the factory workers when he really is just a bear. The story demonstrates the bear's perception of his identity and the identity with which society labels him. Society sees people by what their occupation is, not by who the person really ...
  • Brian Bear Arrows One
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    Author: Gary Paulsen Book title: BRIAN'S WINTER Copyright: 1996 Summary: Thirteen year old Brian Robeson is stranded in the Canadian wilderness. To survive he must rely on his intelligence, his instinct, and a hatchet. He had been in a plane crash. He had lived day by day for 54 days until he found the survival pack in the plane. Then he decided the gun in the survival pack won't last forever. Brian will eventually run out of bullets. Brian decided to make a bow. The arrows were just sharpened ...
  • Polar Bears Bear Arctic Years
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    Polar bears are big, white bears (sometimes darker fur) that live in very cold regions like around the art ic poles. There are 21, 000 to 28, 000 Polar bears alive that are known. Polar bears swim in water and are carnivores, they eat fish. Polar bears feed mainly on ringed seals and bearded seals. Depending upon their location, they also eat harp and hooded seals and eat carcasses of beluga whales, walruses, narwhals, and Bowhead whales. A polar bears's to mach can hold up to 15% to 20% of its ...
  • Software Teddy Bear
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    "Software will never replace a Soft bear" The picture, which is about the importance of teddy bears in ones life, teaches us that we can learn from teddy bears as well as from computers. They have something special to give to anyone who cares to reach out and trust. For example, fuzzy logic has a logic all of its own. Fuzzy logic is the willingness to bend or even break the rules; to be creative and think outside the box. Fuzzy logic says that there are things beyond our understanding, like gett...
  • The Vermont Teddy Bear Company
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    Introduction The Vermont Teddy Bear Company (V TBC) was founded in 1981 by John Sorin to. Unfortunately, for John, the company became too big for him to oversee since he was an entrepreneur. However, he gracefully stepped down in 1995 and supported the hiring of a new CEO that would lead the company into its future success (Vincelette, p. 27-3). One thing that has remained is the companies focus. The Vermont Teddy Bear's '... focus has been to design, manufacture, and direct market the best ted...
  • Black Bear Ursus Americanus
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    There are 8 kinds of bears (Ursus) in the world but I chose the North American Black bear (Ursus americanus). I will be covering general information about the bear such as their size, weight, color, food, etc. , but I will concentrate mainly on the hibernating cycle of the black bear. There are from 400, 000 to 750, 00 black bears in North America, and they weigh from 130 to 660 pounds with a body length of 50 to 75 inches. Their colors vary from black, chocolate brown, cinnamon brown, pale blu...
  • Grizzly Bears Bear Long Winter
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    Extra Credit Paper 3/5/99 Grizzly Bears The grizzly bear or great bear is the largest predator in the contiguous 48 states. When you enter the bear's territory, you are in his home and he is king. This is their domain. The North American grizzly bear is a large, powerful brown bear characterized by gray-streaked, or grizzled, fur. Grizzlies range from 6 to 8 feet long, stand approximately 3 1/2 to 4 feet at the humped shoulder, and weigh up to 800 pounds. The grizzly bear is characterized as bei...
  • Black Bear Population In New Jersey
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    Black Bear Population As the world evolves, the number of problems facing it increases with each passing day. The population numbers of many species are rising extensively. Several environmental factors along with scientific factors combine, resulting in over-population. As more buildings, homes, and businesses materialize, natural habitats where animals live are destroyed, leaving certain species intruding in rural areas where they once roamed freely. One particularly example of this problem is...
  • William Faulkner Ike Bear Manhood
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    Tarleton 1 The Initiation into Manhood The tales of boys' initiations into manhood are evident in many of the most interesting adventure stories of all time. The transition is intriguing because so much importance is put on this part of a boy's life or perhaps tales of coming of age are more entertaining. The author William Faulkner is well known for stories about the transition from boyhood to manhood. One particular story tells the tale of a boy's quest to hunt a mystical bear named Old Ben. W...
  • Big Woods Short Stories
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    The Bear, ' "The Old People, ' "A Bear Hunt, ' "Race at Morning'– some of Nobel Prize-winning author William Faulkner's most famous stories are collected in this volume– in which he observed, celebrated, and mourned the fragile otherness that is nature, as well as the cruelty and humanity of men. "Contains some of Faulkner's best work.' From the Publisher Faulkner was an avid hunter, as well as one of America's greatest writers. The Big Woods is a collection of Faulkner's best huntin...