By Zac Unger
Synopsis from Amazon:
"I prefer to exit for walks, yet it's a bit awkward to push the child stroller and hold a shotgun on the comparable time."-housewife from Churchill, Manitoba
Yes, welcome to Churchill, Manitoba. Year-round human inhabitants: 943. but regardless of the isolation and the searing chilly the following on the arctic's area, viewers from worldwide flock to the city each fall, pushed via a unmarried objective: to determine polar bears within the wild.
Churchill is "The Polar undergo Capital of the World," and for one unforgettable "bear season," Zac Unger, his spouse, and his 3 young children moved from Oakland, California, to make it their transitority domestic. yet they quickly stumbled on that it's quite the polar bears who're at domestic in Churchill, roaming prior the espresso store at the major drag, peering into rubbish cans, languorously scratching their backs opposed to fence posts and entrance doors. the place young ones in different cities obtain admonitions approximately chatting with strangers, Churchill schoolchildren get "Let's All Be undergo Aware" booklets to deliver domestic. (Lesson quantity eight: by no means discover bad-smelling areas.)
Zac Unger takes readers on a lively and sometimes wildly humorous trip to a spot as precise because it is distant, a spot the place natives, travelers, scientists, conservationists, and the main ferocious predators in the world converge. within the approach he turns into embroiled within the controversy surrounding "polar endure science"-and reveals out that a few of what we've been resulted in think concerning the bears' drawing close extinction is probably not really the case. yet typically what he learns is ready human habit in severe events . . . and in addition why you need to by no means even ponder taking a look a polar undergo within the eye.