Thursday, December 13, 2012

Going on a Bear (Art) Hunt

“Always respect Mother Nature. Especially when she weighs 400 pounds and is guarding her baby.”
~James Rollins

Vase in the form of Two Polar Bears inside an Icy Cave
by Miyagawa Kozan
photo by David Jackson

illustrasjon til Kvitebjørn kong Valemon
by Theodor Kittelsen (1857–1914)

The Greenlander's supper appropriated by a bear
"The Voyage of the Fox: A Narrative of the Discovery of the Fate of Sir John Franklin,"
by Captain F. L. McClintock
NOAA Photo Library

Central Library, Portland, Oregon,
National Register of Historic Places

Cherokee Craftsman, Jessie Saunlooke, Carving a Bear
National Archives and Records Administration

Dreilindenstraße in Hödingen, Überlingen
by Frank Vincentz

St. Seraphim of Sarov, feeding a bear
early 1900s

Buinichi, Ethnographic Complex- Belarusian village 19
by Futureal


* Information about polar bear conservation and research (with suggestions for things you can do at the bottom of the page)
* Uncertain future for polar bears (World Wildlife Fund)
* Polar Bears International
* Free WWF wildlife wallpaper backgrounds
* Facts about different kinds of bears from The Bear Trust
* Resources for kids and teachers from the Get Bear Smart Society


Ben said...

This is such a cool vase.

Harry said...

I think that the vase is cool, too. Makes me think of white chocolate. :-)

I also love the Kittelsen illustration!