In all cultures, the bear is seen as a powerful symbol of the world. Bears is an intriguing probe into the world of this amazing creature and it's life in the wild. Despite their mammoth size, bears are neither ferocious nor sluggish creatures. Grizzly bears can run at speeds reaching forty miles a hour, their thousand-pound bulk not inhibiting them at all. Polar bears, the largest of bears, can swim farther than fifty miles without stopping, reaching ice floes more than 200 hundred miles offshore. Author is Shelia Buff. Brand new Hardback edition with dust jacket, contains approx. 48 pages. The book measures approx. 5 1/4 inches tall x 5 1/4 inches wide. Your bid is for the one book while supplies last.