Backyard bears: conservation, habitat changes, and the rise of urban wildlife

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt,
Pub. Date:
[2018]
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English
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North Carolina's black bears were once a threatened species, but now their numbers are rising in and around Asheville. But what happens when conservation efforts for a species are so successful that there's a boom in the population? Can humans and bears live compatibly? What are the long-term effects for the bears? Author Amy Cherrix follows the scientists who, in cooperation with local citizen scientists, are trying to answer to these questions and more. Part field science, part conservation science, Backyard Bears looks at black bears--and other animals around the globe--who are rapidly becoming our neighbors in urban and suburban areas. What happens when conservation efforts for a species are so successful that there's a boom in the population? Part field science, part conservation science, Backyard Bears looks at black bears--and other animals around the globe--who are rapidly becoming our neighbors in urban and suburban areas. North Carolina's black bears were once a threatened species, but now their numbers are rising in and around Asheville. Can humans and bears live compatibly? What are the long-term effects for the bears? Author Amy Cherrix follows the scientists who, in cooperation with local citizens, are trying to answer to these questions and more.
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9781328858689
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MG
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NC: Non-Conforming 1130L
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subject_facet Black bear -- Behavior
Black bear -- Behavior -- Juvenile literature
Black bear -- Conservation
Black bear -- Conservation -- Juvenile literature
Black bear -- North Carolina
Black bear -- North Carolina -- Juvenile literature
Human-bear encounters
Human-bear encounters -- Juvenile literature
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title_short Backyard bears :
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Black bear
Conservation
Human-bear encounters