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Spirit Bear - (Special #4) (69/70)


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Grade Level: JrH-Adult
Producer: Good Earth Parks
Closed Captioned: No
Running Time: 60 mins
Country of Origin: Canada
Study Guide: No

Copyright Date: 199
Available in French: No

The Princess Royal Park Proposal encompasses 265,000 hectares of central BC coast, approximately two-thirds on Princes Royal Island and surrounding islands, and the balance around watersheds on the mainland. This is a pristine coastal wilderness, with a rich ecosystem that provides habitat for killer whales, several species of salmon and the renowned white, or “Spirit” bears. It is the home of the remarkable Kermode bear, a population of American Black bears that produces, by a recessive gene, white-haired bears approximately one in ten births. The range of these bears is quite extensive, but this particular region has produced the greatest number of these amazing creatures.

Links: http://www.canadianparks.com