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Dolphin Mysteries: Unlocking the Secrets of Communication
     

Dolphin Mysteries: Unlocking the Secrets of Communication

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by Kathleen M. Dudzinski, Toni Frohoff, Marc Bekoff
 

ISBN-10: 0300121148

ISBN-13: 9780300121148

Pub. Date: 03/16/2010

Publisher: Yale University Press

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 us into the dolphins' aquatic world to witness firsthand how they live their lives communicate, and interact with one

Overview

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 us into the dolphins' aquatic world to witness firsthand how they live their lives communicate, and interact with one another and with other species, including humans.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300121148
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
03/16/2010
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.60(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword Marc Bekoff ix

Preface xiii

Acknowledgments xix

Introduction 1

Chapter 1 A Dolphin's Life 11

Chapter 2 The Expressive Dolphin 36

Chapter 3 Eavesdropping 63

Chapter 4 Beyond the Dolphin's Smile 88

Chapter 5 Where Humans and Dolphins Meet 116

Chapter 6 Communicating Conservation 147

Appendix 1 A Behavioral Guide to Dolphin Signals 163

Appendix 2 Etiquette for Interacting with Dolphins 166

Appendix 3 List of Scientific Names of Species Mentioned in the Text 169

Notes 171

Glossary 187

Bibliography 189

Illustration Credits 215

Index 217

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