The World of Polar Bears

References and Bibliography / Books

References and Bibliography

  • Derocher, A.E. and I. Stirling. “Observations of aggregating behaviour in adult male polar bears (Ursus maritimus).” Canadian Journal of Zoology 68, 1990, pp. 1390-1394
  • Dalziel, Ian W.D. “Arctic.” The World Book Encyclopedia. Chicago: World Book, Inc., 1994
  • Domico, Terry. Bears of the World. New York: Facts On File, 1988
  • Harington, Richard C. Denning Habits of the Polar Bear (Ursus maritimus Phipps). Ottawa: Canadian Wildlife Service Report Series Number 5, 1968
  • Lyman, C. P., et al. “Hibernation and Torpor in Mammals and Birds.” New York: Academic Press, 1982
  • Macdonald, David W., ed. “Encyclopedia of Mammals”. New York: Facts on File Publications, Inc., 1987
  • Nowak, Ronald M., ed. Walker’s Mammals of the World. 5th edition. Volume 2. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1991
  • Parker, Sybil P., ed. Grzimek’s Encyclopedia of Mammals. Volume 3. New York: McGraw Hill Publishing Company, 1990
  • Sage, Bryan. The Arctic and its Wildlife. New York: Facts On File Publications, Inc., 1986
  • Stirling, Ian, and P.B. Latour. “Comparative hunting abilities of polar bear cubs of different ages.” Canadian Journal of Zoology 56, 1978, pp. 1768-1772
  • Stirling, Ian. Polar Bears. Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press, 1988
  • Stirling Ian, et al. “Habitat preferences of polar bears in the western Canadian Arctic in late winter and spring.” Polar Record 29 (168), 1993, pp. 13-24
  • Thurman, Harold V. “Arctic Ocean.”he World Book Encyclopedia. Chicago: World Book, Inc., 1994
  • Wiig, Oystein. “Polar Bear Specialist Group.” Species 21-22, December 1993-June 1994, pp. 83-84

Books for Young Readers

  • Biel, Timothy Levi. Zoobooks 2. Polar Bears. Wildlife Education, Ltd., 1985
  • DeBeer, Hans. Little Polar Bear. New York: North-South Books, 1987 (fiction)
  • Helgeland, Glenn, ed. Arctic Animals. Chicago: Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc., 1979
  • Larson, Thor and Sybille Kalas. The Polar Bear Family Book. Saxonville, Massachusetts: Picture Book Studio, 1990
  • Matthews, Downs. Polar Bear Cubs. New York: Simon and Schuster Inc., 1989
  • Pfeffer, Pierre. Bears, Big and Little. Ossinging, New York: Young Discovery Library, Malboro Books, 1989
  • Rosenthal, Mark. Bears. Chicago: Childrens Press, 1983
  • Stirling, Ian. Bears. San Francisco: Sierra Club Books for Children, 1992