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Comprehensive Book on Bears of the World

This is a freely downloadable, 250-page book (2024) published by the European Association of Zoos and Aquaria (EAZA), Bear Taxon Advisory Group (TAG) covering many aspects of bear biology and conservation, including all 8 species of extant bears as well as some information about extinct bears.  This profusely illustrated book is intended as an educational guide, to help raise awareness about bears.

Primary author: Zsuzsa Petró, Member of Bear Specialist Group, Education Advisor of the EAZA Bear Taxon Advisory Group (TAG), and Head of Education Department / SóstóZoo Hungary.

Click here to download pdf (large file)


All About Ursidae (2024)

All About Ursidae (2024)

Compiled Reference List

A cross-discipline reference list of recent bear literature was compiled by International Bear News (IBN) correspondents Marion Schneider, Agnieszka Sergiel, Agnes Pelletier, and Jennapher Teunissen van Manen, and published in separate issues of IBN by the editorial staff.

The full, combined bibliography for 2010 to 2023, sorted by author, can be downloaded here (Word file).