Newly updated for a second edition with BearWise® Tips, this popular book by Courtney Lix celebrates the parks most popular residents like never before. Using an engaging question-and-answer format, this easy-to-read large-format title presents the mysteries of Smoky Mountain black bear behavior in a fun and friendly way. Its the first non-academic book to reveal many of the findings of field biologists whove been observing black bears for over 40 years. Contains the answers to questions like: Where do bears make their dens? Have bears attacked people in the park? What should I do if Im hiking and see a bear? Photos by acclaimed wildlife photographer Bill Lea and others.
Published by Great Smoky Mountains Association in cooperation with the National Park Service.
64 pages, 8 1/2" x 11"