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Marine Mammals


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Dolphins and Whales: Biological Guide to the Life of the Cetaceans (White Star Guides)
Dolphins and Whales: Biological Guide to the Life of the Cetaceans (White Star Guides)
by Maurizio Wurtz
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The worlds cetaceans have become a symbol of the importance of successful marine conservation. Dolphins and Whales presents the latest research on these denizens of the deep, including breeding, feeding, migrating, and group behavior, accompanied by... (read more)

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Dolphin Mysteries: Unlocking the Secrets of Communication
Dolphin Mysteries: Unlocking the Secrets of Communication
by Kathleen Dudzinski
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Dolphins have fascinated humans for millennia, giving rise to an abundance of stories and myths about them, yet the actual details of their lives in the sea have remained elusive. In this enthralling book, Kathleen M. Dudzinski and Toni Frohoff take... (read more)

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The Whale: In Search of the Giants of the Sea
The Whale: In Search of the Giants of the Sea
by Philip Hoare
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From the Bibleand#8217;s and#8220;Canst thou raise leviathan with a hook?and#8221; to Captain Ahaband#8217;s and#8220;From Helland#8217;s heart I stab at thee!,and#8221; from the trials of Job to the legends of Sinbad, whales have breached in the human... (read more)

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Saving the Gray Whale: People, Politics, and Conservation in Baja California (Society, Environment, and Place)
Saving the Gray Whale: People, Politics, and Conservation in Baja California (Society, Environment, and Place)
by Serge Dedina
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Once hunted by whalers and now the darling of ecotourists, the gray whale has become part of the culture, history, politics, and geography of Mexico's most isolated region. After the harvesting of gray whales was banned by international law in 1946... (read more)

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Whales, Dolphins, and Porpoises: Of the Eastern North Pacific and Adjacent Arctic Waters, a Guide to Their Identification
Whales, Dolphins, and Porpoises: Of the Eastern North Pacific and Adjacent Arctic Waters, a Guide to Their Identification
by Stephen Leatherwood
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Profusely illustrated layman's guide to over 40 species: blue whale, bottlenose dolphin, Dall's porpoise, many more. Physical description, range, markings. 563 black-and-white photographs. 17 drawings.... (read more)

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Watching Giants: The Secret Lives of Whales
Watching Giants: The Secret Lives of Whales
by Elin Kelsey
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"In Watching Giants: The Secret Lives of Whales, Elin Kelsey provides an in depth look into one of the world's most magnificent creatures. I'm sure these stories will amaze and inspire you as they did me. A joy to read."and#151;Jane Goodall, PhD, DBE... (read more)

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Waltzes with Giants: The Twilight Journey of the North Atlantic Right Whale
Waltzes with Giants: The Twilight Journey of the North Atlantic Right Whale
by Peter C. Stone
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Waltzes with Giants is a moving portrait of one of the earths largest endangered mammals. Mystical and provocative, the book is inspired by a real North Atlantic right whale (Eubalaena glacialis) and her threatened migrations from Atlantic Canada to her... (read more)

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The Whale-Watcher's Handbook: A Field Guide to the Whales, Dolphins, and Porpoises of North America (American Littoral Society)
The Whale-Watcher's Handbook: A Field Guide to the Whales, Dolphins, and Porpoises of North America (American Littoral Society)
by David K Bulloch
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The Whalewatcher's Handbook is a practical and informative guide to whales, dolphins, and porpoises, their habits, and their appearance. Detailed information about where to see these creatures, how to keep a watching log, institutions key to the study of... (read more)

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Sonar of Dolphins
Sonar of Dolphins
by Whitlow Au
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The extraordinary ability of dolphins to echolocate has fascinated scientists and the public since its discovery in the late 1950's. This is the first book to summarize modern research in this area, and presents a broad synthesis of this very... (read more)

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Dolphins and Whales: White Star Guides Underwater World
Dolphins and Whales: White Star Guides Underwater World
by Maurizio Wurtz
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After being hunted nearly to the point of extinction, the cetaceans have now become a symbol of the need for marine conservation. Today, dolphins and whales are featured in numerous books and television documentaries, which has allowed people to connect... (read more)

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Discovering Dolphins (Discovering)
Discovering Dolphins (Discovering)
by Doug Nowacek
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Few animals on the planet create such feelings of excitement and curiosity as Dolphins. Maybe it is because they are so playful and intelligent, or because they allow us an occasional glimpse of life in the oceans. Discover the fascinating world of these... (read more)

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Great Whales (Australian Natural History)
Great Whales (Australian Natural History)
by John Bannister
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- A fascinating and readable account of the largest mammals - Written by an expert with many years of field experience Seven Great Whales are found in the coastal waters surrounding Australia. There are six of the largest baleen whales-blue whale, fin... (read more)

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Are Dolphins Really Smart?: The Mammal Behind the Myth
Are Dolphins Really Smart?: The Mammal Behind the Myth
by Justin Gregg
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How intelligent are dolphins? Is their communication system really as complex as human language? And are they as friendly and peaceful as they are made out to be? Justin Gregg weighs up the claims made about dolphin intelligence and separates scientific... (read more)

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Listening to Whales: What the Orcas Have Taught Us
Listening to Whales: What the Orcas Have Taught Us
by Alexandra Morton
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For the past twenty-five years, Alexandra Morton has been at the forefront of whale and dolphin research, dedicating her life to the study of orcas (also known as killer whales). Now in Listening to Whales, Morton shares the spellbinding story of her... (read more)

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Dolphins
Dolphins
by Chris Catton
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An informative account of dolphins from all over the world, from the bottlenose to the rarely-seen Amazon river dolphin to the orca, or killer whale, which also belongs to the dolphin family. Covers dolphin intelligence, society, habits, distribution,... (read more)

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Souls in the Sea: Dolphins, Whales, and Human Destiny
Souls in the Sea: Dolphins, Whales, and Human Destiny
by Scott Taylor
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Dolphins have long been attributed with intelligence, but do they have souls? Self-awareness? Compassion? Scott Taylor, Director of the Cetacean Studies Institute, investigates the history, mythology, and science surrounding these creatures and emerges... (read more)

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Guide to marine mammals of Alaska
Guide to marine mammals of Alaska
by Kate Wynne
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Water-resistant, color-illustrated, award-winning guide to Alaska's fascinating marine mammals aids in identification and teachers natural history about each animal Popular with visitors, naturalists, and teachers.... (read more)

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The Whale: In Search of the Giants of the Sea
The Whale: In Search of the Giants of the Sea
by Philip Hoare
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“Unpredictable and amusing and informative and original, cavorting between biology, history, travel writing, and memoir.”—Mark Kurlansky The Whale by Philip Hoare is a enthralling and eye-opening literary leviathan swimming in... (read more)

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Dolphin Chronicles
Dolphin Chronicles
by Carol Howard
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Of all the mammals on earth, none has inspired our affection as much as the dolphin. Fascinated by these creatures of myth, magic, and history, we have longed to penetrate the mystery that surrounds them and thrilled to the possibility of communicating... (read more)

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Sierra Club Handbook of Seals & Sirenians
Sierra Club Handbook of Seals & Sirenians
by Randall Reeves
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A concise introduction and/or field guide to 42 marine mammal species (some heartbreakingly close to extinction), including the pinnipeds (seals, sea lions, and walruses), sirenians (manatees, dugongs, and sea cows), otters, and the polar bear... (read more)

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