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"The heartbreaking and ultimately hopeful story of an abandoned polar bear cub named Nora and the humans working tirelessly to save her and her species, whose uncertain future in the accelerating climate crisis is closely tied to our own. Six days after giving birth, a polar bear named Aurora got up and walked away from her den at the Columbus Zoo, leaving her tiny squealing cub to fend for herself. Hours later, Aurora still hadn't returned. The cub was furless and blind, and with her temperature dropping dangerously, the zookeepers entrusted with her care felt they had no choice: They would have to raise one of the most dangerous predators in the world by hand. Over the next few weeks, a group of veterinarians and zookeepers worked around the clock to save the cub, whom they called Nora. Humans rarely get as close to a polar bear as Nora's keepers got to their fuzzy charge. But the two species have long been intertwined. Three decades before Nora's birth, her father, Nanuq, was orphaned when an Inupiat hunter killed his mother, leaving Nanuq to be sent to a zoo. That hunter, Gene Agnaboogok, now faces some of the same threats as the wild bears near his Alaskan village of Wales, on the westernmost tip of the North American continent. As sea ice diminishes and temperatures creep up year after year, Agnaboogok and the polar bears-and everyone and everything else living in the far north-are being forced to adapt. Not all of them will succeed. Sweeping and tender, The Loneliest Polar Bear explores the fraught relationship humans have with the natural world, the exploitative and sinister causes of the environmental mess we find ourselves in, and how the fate of polar bears is not theirs alone"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Polar bear > Ohio > Biography.
Polar bear > Infancy.
Human-animal relationships.
Zoos > Ohio > Powell.

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The Loneliest Polar Bear : A True Story of Survival and Peril on the Edge of a Warming World
The Loneliest Polar Bear : A True Story of Survival and Peril on the Edge of a Warming World
by Williams, Kale
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The Loneliest Polar Bear : A True Story of Survival and Peril on the Edge of a Warming World

SectionSection DescriptionPage Number
Chapter 1Abandonedp. 3
Chapter 2A Fateful Huntp. 11
Chapter 3First Feedingp. 18
Chapter 4The Bearp. 25
Chapter 5Signs of Troublep. 38
Chapter 6When Death Came by Dogsledp. 49
Chapter 7Milestonesp. 63
Chapter 8Farewellp. 74
Chapter 9Tasulp. 87
Chapter 10Adaptationp. 99
Chapter 11Arrivalp. 108
Chapter 12Sinking into the Seap. 123
Chapter 13Alone Againp. 130
Chapter 14The Last Skin Boatp. 138
Chapter 15Another Hurdlep. 145
Chapter 16On the Edge of a Warming Worldp. 159
Chapter 17Home, for Nowp. 173
Chapter 18Brokenp. 190
Chapter 19A Risky Repairp. 202
Chapter 20Nora's Keepersp. 212
Acknowledgmentsp. 223
Notesp. 225
Indexp. 265

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