Watching Giants: The Secret Lives of Whales / Edition 1 by Elin Kelsey, Doc White | | 9780520261587 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Watching Giants: The Secret Lives of Whales / Edition 1

Watching Giants: The Secret Lives of Whales / Edition 1

by Elin Kelsey, Doc White
     
 

ISBN-10: 0520261585

ISBN-13: 9780520261587

Pub. Date: 11/16/2009

Publisher: University of California Press

Elin kelsey is a faculty member in the School of Environment and Sustainability at Royal Roads University in Canada, and author of saving sea otters, Finding Out about Whales, and Strange New Species, among other books.

Overview

Elin kelsey is a faculty member in the School of Environment and Sustainability at Royal Roads University in Canada, and author of saving sea otters, Finding Out about Whales, and Strange New Species, among other books.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780520261587
Publisher:
University of California Press
Publication date:
11/16/2009
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
214
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range:
14 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments xi

Introduction 1

1 Extreme Motherhood 7

2 A Sea of Milk 12

3 Looking for Whales in All the Wrong Places 24

4 Resident Aliens? 31

5 How to Make a Really Rich Sea 39

6 Popular Mechanics 44

7 Mirror, Mirror on the Wall, Who's the Smartest of Them All? 50

8 Building Nets from Bubbles and Other Mysterious Humpback Whale Talents 51

9 Do Baby Sperm Whales Suck Milk through Their Noses? 65

10 Deep Culture 70

11 What's the Use of Granny? 83

12 Dolphin Snatchers 89

13 Friendly Mothers, Friendly Calves? 99

14 The War on Fish 113

15 Why Blue Whales Gotta Be Big 125

16 What You Can See by Listening 132

17 What You Can Learn from the Dead 142

18 Let's Talk about Sex, Baby 152

19 Missing Meat 161

20 Shifting Scale 169

Notes 177

Index191

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