Charm of Dolphins: The Threatened Life of a Flippered Friend (Jean-Michel Cousteau Presents Series)
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Charm of Dolphins: The Threatened Life of a Flippered Friend (Jean-Michel Cousteau Presents Series)

by Howard Hall
     
 

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With their distinctive characteristics, dolphins are an unending source of wonder and delight. They breathe air, nurse their young, and are both highly communicative and deeply intelligent. This fun and informative book from the Jean-Michel Cousteau Presents series introduces 40 species of dolphins through breathtaking color photographs, fascinating facts,

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With their distinctive characteristics, dolphins are an unending source of wonder and delight. They breathe air, nurse their young, and are both highly communicative and deeply intelligent. This fun and informative book from the Jean-Michel Cousteau Presents series introduces 40 species of dolphins through breathtaking color photographs, fascinating facts, and the author’s exciting accounts of his own encounters with these beloved mammals. Children learn about dolphins’ keen hunting ability, their characteristic jumps and lively games, the unique sense known as echolocation, and other remarkable traits. The book also describes the impact of fishing and pollution on dolphins’ natural habitats and explains what can be done to save them.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780976613480
Publisher:
London Town Press
Publication date:
06/28/2007
Series:
Jean-Michel Cousteau Presents
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
48
Sales rank:
904,847
Product dimensions:
8.51(w) x 8.29(h) x 0.15(d)
Lexile:
960L (what's this?)
Age Range:
9 - 14 Years

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