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Moon Bears

Author : Mark Newman
ISBN : 9781627799515
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Who can stand upright like a person? Who smells honey from miles away? Who builds a nest in the trees? The moon bear! With their big round ears, moon-shaped crescents, and irresistible personalities, there is plenty to love about moon bears. Full of fascinating facts, this book is brought to life with stunning photographs by renowned wildlife photographer Mark Newman.

Moon Bear

Author : Gill Lewis
ISBN : 9781481400961
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Both torn from their homes in Laos, a boy and a moon bear cub form a deep bond in this “moving and memorable” (Kirkus Reviews, starred review) tale of impossible odds and resilient hope, based on true and tragic conditions in Eastern Asia. Twelve-year-old Tam, on a dare, ventures into a moon bear den in the mountains of Northern Laos. His goal is to steal the cub and sell it, making a fortune for his family. But the mother bear’s unexpected return upends Tam’s plan, and he barely escapes with his life. Then his life implodes anyway: his entire mountain village is forced to relocate to make room for a new highway. Lured by the promise of electricity, running water, and a television, Tam’s people move to an overcrowded village, where Tam’s father is killed by a stray landmine. Now the family breadwinner, Tam is forced to work hundreds of miles away in the city of Laos, at a moon bear farm where bile from bear gall bladders is used for medicine. It is a cruel, miserable place, and when a familiar face—the very cub he’d seen in the den in Vietnam—is sold to the bear farm, Tam knows he must save this moon bear, no matter what it takes. Deeply and powerfully moving, Moon Bear is an unforgettable story of compassion, hope, and bravery against overwhelming odds, and brings to light the real-life, heartwrenching plight of Asia’s endangered moon bears.

Jasper S Story

Author : Jill Robinson
ISBN : 9781627530057
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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For years Jasper, a moon bear, lived a miserable existence, held captive in a cage by bear farmers in rural China. The farmers extracted the bile from Jasper's body and sold it to be used in traditional medicines. It's a horrific practice and conducted on thousands of moon bears each year. But now Jasper has the chance to be free and live a life away from pain and torture. In 2000, Animals Asia, an animal welfare organization, rescued Jasper and other captive moon bears, taking them to its Moon Bear Rescue Centre. Here veterinarians attended to the bears' wounds, hoping to give them some chance of a peaceful existence in the animal sanctuary. But after so many years of abuse Jasper's wounds, both physical and mental, are extensive. Can Jasper mend his body and mind and finally enjoy the life he was meant to live?

Moon Bear

Author : Brenda Z. Guiberson
ISBN : 1250079594
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Moon Bear is a 2011 Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the Year. Moon bears, or Asiatic black bears, are named for the white moon-shaped blaze on their chests. Moon bears are seldom seen but their footprints, claw marks, hair, and bear nests high in the trees give us clues about how they live. Sadly, there are now more moon bears in captivity than in the wild, as these animals are being "farmed" for their commercially valuable bile. Brenda Guiberson's lyrical text and Ed Young's stunning illustrations combine in a winning tribute to this endangered species. Follow one moon bear in the wild as she eats, plays, hibernates, and wakes up again in spring.

Search For The Golden Moon Bear

Author : Sy Montgomery
ISBN : 9780618356508
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Introduces the research involved in tracking and studying a previously unknown species of bear in Southeast Asia as a scientist and her assistant go into the jungle and visit remote villages to find out all they can about this newly discovered animal.

Moon Bear Rescue

Author : Kim Dale
ISBN : 0734409389
Genre : Animal rescue
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This story of a moon bear called Star, describes his rescue from a cruel life where he was milked for his bile to make Chinese medicine.

Die Enzyklop Die Der S Ugetiere

Author : Jenni Bruce
ISBN : 3866900368
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The Adventure Of Moonie The Moon Bear

Author : Patricia Shannon
ISBN : 1478283823
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
File Size : 30. 30 MB
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Early in the morning, high in the mountains of China, a large black figure appears. It's a magnificent Asiatic black bear, otherwise known as a moon bear. His name is Moonie. He has a happy life. His friend Eddie the eagle and his brother Erwin like to play jokes on him. Their fun ends when they discover humans in the area. Hungry for food the bears hide behind rocks. They get a nasty surprise. Moonie gets caught in a net and taken to a bear farm. A terrifying ordeal. Erwin and Eddie want to rescue him. Two children also know what happened. They rescue Moonie and other bears with the help of Animals Asia. Then Moonie escapes. Joined by his brother Erwin and Eddie he goes on a mission to find the other bears. An adventure with ups and downs. At their final destination, Moonie finds something very special. The story is fun to read. At the same time you learn about the endangered moon bears, how they live, what they eat and more. When you buy this book, you also support the Animals Asia Foundation.

Moon In Bear S Eyes

Author : Stephen R. Swinburne
ISBN : 1590783301
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Describes a day in the life of a grizzly bear family in Yellowstone's high country.

Saving Yasha

Author : Lia Kvatum
ISBN : 9781426310515
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 73. 85 MB
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Documents the story of an orphaned bear cub that was discovered in the Russian wilderness and rescued by two scientists, who then raised and trained him and two companion cubs to become wild bears that could survive on their own in the forest.

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