Whales, Dolphins, and Porpoises

Whales, Dolphins, and Porpoises

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by Mark Carwardine, Martin Camm, Martin Camm
     
 

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The magnificent blue whale, the tiny Chilean dolphin, the narwhal with its amazing twisted tusk -- these are just a few of the many species of sea mammals living in the ocean depths. Discover how these creatures feed, breathe, and make incredible migrations, inside the pages of Whales, Dolphins, and Porpoises.  See more details below

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The magnificent blue whale, the tiny Chilean dolphin, the narwhal with its amazing twisted tusk -- these are just a few of the many species of sea mammals living in the ocean depths. Discover how these creatures feed, breathe, and make incredible migrations, inside the pages of Whales, Dolphins, and Porpoises.

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Children's Literature - Debra Briatico
Authoritative text and detailed illustrations help make this guide one of the most comprehensive references about Cetaceans. Packed with more than 900 illustrations, this guide is designed to enable learners to recognize each species quickly and easily. The author discusses Cetacean anatomy, behavior, conservation, strandings, sightings, and identification. He highlights each species and provides information about distinguishing features, main characteristics, behaviors/habits, distribution and range, scientific name, habitats, endangered status, threats, population, diet, and weight. An identification key, glossary, and list of useful addresses are also included. Part of the "See and Explore Library."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781564586209
Publisher:
DK Publishing, Inc.
Publication date:
10/02/2000
Series:
Eyewitness Handbooks Series
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
8.46(w) x 5.88(h) x 0.67(d)

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