Ever had an in-your-face encounter with a caterpillar? What about a grizzly bear? Let the experts at National Geographic take you out of the library, out of the zoo, and into the wild! Go behind the scenes with the people who research and photograph wild animals. This new series puts you right in the action: "Tips from the experts" offer practical advice; a "facts at a glance" reference section puts information at your fingertips; a scientific experiment, a glossary, and a "find out more" section all stimulate participation.
Ever been facetoface with a grizzly bear? Joel Sartore has, and he lived to tell the tale. Through stunning photography and engaging storytelling, Sartore invites young readers to coexist with this fearsome bear. Witness a mother bear charge a human intruder. Watch male bears battle. Find out the grizzly's idea of a fastfood takeout. With practical "howto" sidebars, he shares secrets of photographing bears in the field, tells how to find out more about their plight, and shows how we can all help in their fight for survival. Sartore's vast knowledge and his contagious passion for the grizzly, shine through every page of this fascinating book.