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2 edition of Denning habits of the polar bear (Ursus maritimus Phipps)/ by C. Richard Harington. found in the catalog.

Denning habits of the polar bear (Ursus maritimus Phipps)/ by C. Richard Harington.

Environment Canada. Canadian Wildlife Service.

Denning habits of the polar bear (Ursus maritimus Phipps)/ by C. Richard Harington.

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Published by Environment Canada in Ottawa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Animals -- Habitations.,
  • Polar bear -- Behavior.

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsHarington, C. R.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21536496M


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The cubs are born in mid-winter—tiny, hairless and helpless. They are protected within dens of ice and snow that provide relative warmth and stable temperatures. Harington, Richard C. Denning Habits of the Polar Bear (Ursus maritimus Phipps). Ottawa: Canadian Wildlife Service Report Series Number 5, Ottawa: Canadian Wildlife Service Report Series Number 5, Denning Habits of the Polar Bear (Ursus Maritimus Phipps) Canadian Wildlife Service Report Series - Number 5.

Author: Harington, C. Richard Title: Denning Habits of the Polar Bear (Ursus Maritimus Phipps) Canadian Wildlife Service Report Series - Number 5 Publication: Ottawa, Canada: Canadian Wildlife Service, Description: Large Format Softcover.

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