Cover image for Nanuq : life with polar bears / photographs by Paul Souders.
Title:
Nanuq : life with polar bears / photographs by Paul Souders.
Title Variants:
Life with polar bears
ISBN:
9781772271249
Publication Information:
Iqaluit, Nunavut : Inhabit Media, 2016.

©2016
Physical Description:
81 pages : color illustrations ; 21 x 29 cm
Abstract:
"Beautiful, ferocious, and always deserving of respect, the polar bear is recognized the world over as a quintessential part of life in the Arctic. For thousands of years, Arctic residents have shared the tundra, coastlines, and waters of the Arctic with this impressive predator. From close encounters with angry bears, to the beauty of watching a polar bear scale an iceberg using just its claws, this book gives readers from outside the Arctic a firsthand look at what life with polar bears is really like for those who share their homeland with the largest land carnivore on the planet. Nanuq: Life with Polar Bears features stunning wildlife photography by acclaimed photographer Paul Souders alongside firsthand accounts from people living alongside the great sea bear."-- Provided by publisher.
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Nanuq: Life with Polar Bears features gorgeous wildlife photography of polar bears alongside firsthand accounts of experiences of living alongside the great sea bear. From close encounters with angry bears to the beauty of watching a polar bear climb an iceberg with its claws and traditional mythology surrounding life with polar bears, this book gives readers outside the Arctic a firsthand look at what life with polar bears is really like.


Author Notes

Paul Souders is a professional photographer, traveling around the world and across all seven continents for more than thirty years. His images have appeared around the globe in a wide variety of publications, including National Geographic , Geo in France and Germany, Time and Life magazines as well as hundreds of publishing and advertising projects. His recent photography work in the in the arctic has drawn wide acclaim, including first place awards at the BBC Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition in 2011 and 2013, the National Geographic Photo of the Year contest in 2013 and Grand Prize in the 2014 Big Picture Competition. Over the last three decades he has visited more than 65 countries and has been slapped by penguins, head-butted by walrus, terrorized by lions and menaced by vertebrates large and small.


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