Whales and Dolphins

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ISBN 100760702209
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This is an excellent book for referring to about whales, dolphins and porpoises. It tells you about their behaviour, migratory paths and their size compared to a human. There are brilliant illustrations and this is a great comprehensive guide (in a portable size) for anyone interested in these wonderful creatures/5(67).

This book is simply great because, having dived with Whales, Killer Whales and Dolphins over a great many years - I am able to say that this book is both accurate and instructional. The quality of each of the 43 main drawings is as good as anyone might hope to find in any colouring book/5(62). Whales, Dolphins And Porpoises is an introductory guide that offers enlightening information to 96 species of cetacea, some of which can be spotted on whaling watching tours and expeditions.

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The Cultural Lives Of Whales And Dolphins explores the social and cultural aspects of these marine Whales and Dolphins book, and provides us with a glimpse into their lives.

“[This book] contains many good illustrations of the majority of extant species of whales, dolphins, and porpoises (cetaceans). It also provides a general overview of the systematics and evolution of cetaceans as a group and very brief summaries of anatomy, feeding, life.

There are 90 species of whales, dolphins and porpoises, known collectively as "cetaceans".

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From the enormous blue whale to the tiny vaquita and New Zealand dolphin, you will find information and amazing facts about many of these incredible creatures in our species guide. Get this from a library. Whales and dolphins. [Susanna Davidson; John Woodcock] -- Explains the differences and similarities between whales and dolphins, describes their various physicial characteristics, and provides Internet sites for further research.

Get this from a library. Whales and dolphins. [Robin Kerrod; Michael Bright] -- Photographs and text provide information about whales and dolphins, discussing their physical characteristics, anatomy, feeding habits, social life, behaviors, and other related topics.

“There are few environments that are more hostile and present more of a challenge to mammals than the ocean. This is precisely why, Whitehead and Rendell argue in their new book The Cultural Lives of Whales and Dolphins, just like us, knowledge is also a vital currency for these marine mammalsAt times it is a humorous journey through aspects of human behaviour and ‘decision making.

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Dive into the world of cetaceans in this short film inspired by ENCYCLOPEDIA OF WHALES, DOLPHINS & PORPOISES, the new book from Erich Hoyt. Praise for ENCYCLOPEDIA OF WHALES, DOLPHINS & PORPOISES. Whales, Dolphins, and Porpoises California library reprint series Volume 1 of International Symposium on Cetacean Research Library reprint series: Authors: Kenneth Stafford Norris, American Institute of Biological Sciences: Editor: Kenneth Stafford Norris: Edition: reprint: Publisher: University of California Press, ISBN: Whales and Dolphins book.

Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Originally published: London: Usborne, /5. Handbook of Whales, Dolphins, and Porpoises of the World is the most comprehensive and up-to-date guide to these popular mammals. With nearly 1, accurate color illustrations—complete with detailed annotations pointing out significant field marks—this outstanding book covers all 90 species and every subspecies of cetaceans around the globe.

Encyclopedia of Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises includes: detailed profiles of 90 current species of cetaceans a report on the newly discovered species in the genus Berardius, a small black form related to the Baird's beaked whale fascinating sidebars that bring to life cetacean society and culture an enlightening discussion of the differences.

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AWADS LIMITED. For beginners and established enthusiasts alike the Dorling Kindersley Handbook of Whales Dolphins and Porpoises explains where in the world. Dramatic, ready-to-color renderings of over 40 seagoing and freshwater mammals, including the bottlenose dolphin, Irrawaddy dolphin, Amazon dolphin, northern bottlenose whale, sperm whale, blue whale, killer whale, and astonishing ivory tusked narwhal.

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You won’t be watching whales from a fishing boat. 26 Apr - Explore kinderbookboard's board "Whales and dolphins", which is followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Whale, Dolphins and Books pins. Whales and Dolphins New Zealand. Book Binding:Paperback / softback.

Author:Todd, Barbara. All of our paper waste is recycled within the UK and turned into corrugated cardboard. World. Choose the whales and dolphins that you would like in your book, then print those pages. To print a page, go to the page you want to print, then choose "Print" from the tool bar at.

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Annotated illustrations, descriptions, identification checklist, behavior, and sighting tips, Free shipping over $/5(7). Embark on your very own whale-sighting excursion with the striking coloring book collection of fascinating marine mammals. Artist John Green's carefully researched and accurately detailed drawings depict 44 species of sea-going and fresh-water animals, revealing striking characteristics of such intriguing cetaceans as the Bottlenose Dolphin, Commerson's Dolphin, the Irrawaddy Dolphin, and the Pages: Games and activities to help kids learn about whales and dolphins.

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The 4,5h excursion of Freebird Catamarans leaves Tuesdays, Fridays and Sundays from Puerto Colón, in Costa Adeje (Tenerife). Our catamarans will sail in search of whales and dolphins to the cliffs of Los Gigantes and we have been able to contemplate in freedom to cetacean species, you can relax sunbathing and enjoying a swim in the sea looking at the coast of.

Evocative text and realistic, detailed artwork help the young reader understand the differences between these marine mammals, and offer an amazing insight into their reputation for intelligence and their ability to covered are the migratory journeys of various whale species, how whales and dolphins nurture their young.

A new edition of the clearest, most authoritative guide to whales, dolphins and porpoises you will find. From the Common Dolphin to the Killer Whale, discover the world's cetaceans.

Over incredible photos, annotations and detailed descriptions highlighting chief characteristics and distinguishing marks will help you to identify different whale, dolphin or porpoise species quickly and easily.5/5(4). Evidence is growing that culture is an important determinant of the behavior of whales and dolphins (Rendell and Whitehead, ).Among the many definitions of culture, one that is commonly used by evolutionary biologists and is useful when studying the phenomenon in whales and dolphins, is behavioral variation between sets of animals maintained and transmitted by social learning (Laland and Cited by: Whales and Dolphins: Flip the Flaps is a Paperback Book in Very Good Condition: Kingfisher Books.

LTD; Written by Judy Allen and Illustrations by Mike Bostock; Recommended for children ages ; and grades ; Approximately X X inches; 18 numbered pages and 7 unnumbered flip pages; Free Rating: % positive. Blubber, blowholes and flukes are among the hallmarks of the roughly 80 species of cetaceans (whales, dolphins and porpoises) alive today.

But. Biologically rich waters, teaming with life, make the coast of British Columbia & Alaska a hot spot for whales and spring through the fall these coastal waters experience blooms of plankton and krill, schools of herring and other small fish, and returning runs of salmon.

These rich food sources inspire migrations the length of the continent, as humpback and grey whales return to.Buy Whales, Dolphins, and Porpoises (DK Handbooks) Re-issue (PB, round corners) by Carwardine, Mark (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.