The Dolphins of Hilton Head: Their Natural History

The Dolphins of Hilton Head: Their Natural History

by Cara M. Gubbins
     
 

The Dolphins of Hilton Head introduces readers to the unique population of bottlenose dolphins that inhabits the warm water and brackish salt marshes of South Carolina's inland coastal waterways. Drawing on years of research in Hilton Head and the latest discoveries of scientists throughout the world, Cara Gubbins describes this atypical habitat and explains how

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The Dolphins of Hilton Head introduces readers to the unique population of bottlenose dolphins that inhabits the warm water and brackish salt marshes of South Carolina's inland coastal waterways. Drawing on years of research in Hilton Head and the latest discoveries of scientists throughout the world, Cara Gubbins describes this atypical habitat and explains how the distinctive behaviors of Hilton Head dolphins distinguish them from other populations. She identifies their particular behavior patterns, vocalizations, behavioral ecology, and local traditions. Gubbins also offers practical suggestions on how best to view and understand these animals while visiting the island.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781570034589
Publisher:
University of South Carolina Press
Publication date:
05/01/2002
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
1,319,544
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.20(d)

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