Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises

Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises

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Baker & Taylor
A field guide to fifty-seven species of cetacean explores whales', dolphins', and porpoises' social interactions, complex adaptations, mythology, and relationships with humans

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This highly-illustrated book's subjects range form evolution, biology, and behavior to the history of commercial whaling and legends of whales and dolphins. Chapters discuss whale watching, conservation, anatomy, the origin of the whale, social behavior and intelligence, whales in art and literature, strandings, and the potential for communication between humans and whales. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Publisher: New York : Checkmark Books, 1999
Edition: 2nd ed
ISBN: 9780816039913
Characteristics: 240 p. : col. ill., col. maps ; 32 cm
Additional Contributors: Carwardine, Mark


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