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Dolphin Diaries: My 25 Years with Spotted Dolphins in the Bahamas

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Dr. Denise Herzing began her research with a pod of spotted dolphins in the 1980s. Now, almost three decades later, she has forged strong ties with many of these individuals, has witnessed and recorded them feeding, playing, fighting, mating, giving birth and communicating. Dolphin Diaries is an account of Herzings research and her surprising findings on wild dolphin behavior, interaction, and communication. Readers will be drawn into the highs and lows—the births and deaths, the discovery of unique and personalized behaviors, the threats dolphins face from environmental changes, and the many funny and wonderful encounters Denise painstakingly documented over many years. This is the perfect book for anyone who loves these incredibly versatile and intelligent creatures and wants to find out more than the dolphin show at the zoo can offer. Herzing is a true pioneer in her field and deserves a place in the pantheon of naturalists and scientists next to Dian Fossey and Jane Goodall.

About the Author

DR. DENISE L. HERZING is the founder and director of The Wild Dolphin Project, a fellow with the Explorers Club, a founding member of the Marine Mammal Society, and a professor in biological sciences at Florida Atlantic University. She is the recipient of a 2008 Guggenheim fellowship in Science Writing, and was nominated for a Wings World Quest award. She lives in Palm Beach County, Florida.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780312608965
Subtitle:
My 25 Years with Spotted Dolphins in the Bahamas
Author:
Herzing, Denise L
Author:
Herzing, Denise L.
Publisher:
St. Martin's Griffin
Subject:
Marine Life
Subject:
Life Sciences/Marine Biology
Subject:
Nature Studies-Ocean and Marine Biology
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20120703
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Plus one 8-page color photo insert
Pages:
336
Dimensions:
9.25 x 6.125 in

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