Kali's Story: An Orphaned Polar Bear Rescue (Hardcover)

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By Jennifer Keats Curtis, John Gomes (Illustrator)
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Follow the rescue of orphaned polar bear Kali (pronounced Cully) from the Inupiat village of Kali (Point Lay in English) to the Alaska Zoo in Anchorage to his new home at the Buffalo Zoo in New York with Luna, a female polar bear. This photographic journey beautifully captures the remarkable development of the cub, who initially drinks from a baby bottle, sucks his paw for comfort, and sleeps with a -blankie- as he rapidly grows into the largest land carnivore on earth.

About the Author

John Gomes' passion for photography is evident through his nature and Alaskan-focused images. A self-taught photographer going back to the -manual- camera days, John's photos capture Alaskan life including mushing (sled-dog racing) and rodeos. John has been the Alaska Zoo's official volunteer photographer for over ten years and has spent countless hours capturing magnificent images of baby and adult animals, including bears, goats, coyotes, foxes, and porcupines. To see more of John's photos, visit his website at www.akjohn.com.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781628552089
ISBN-10: 1628552085
Publisher: Arbordale Publishing
Publication Date: February 10th, 2014
Pages: 32
Language: English