The Orca Scientists

The Orca Scientists

by Kim Perez Valice, Andy Comins
The Orca Scientists

The Orca Scientists

by Kim Perez Valice, Andy Comins

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Overview

Follow the scientists working in the Pacific Northwest as they race to save these remarkable whales from extinction. Includes amazing photos.
 
Orcas have a reputation for being bloodthirsty, but that myth is being debunked as scientists learn more about these “killer” animals. In this book, readers of all ages can follow scientists in the Pacific Northwest who study the nuanced communication patterns, family structure, and socialization of orca whales, from marine biologists to specialists in the study of sound.
 
With stunning photography and attention to field-based detail, The Orca Scientists paints a vivid picture of the individuals who have made it their life's work to better understand orcas, as well as the whales they are helping to save.
 
“Fans of these popular marine mammals will be intrigued.”—Kirkus Reviews


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ISBN-13: 9781328476746
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date: 07/24/2018
Series: Scientists in the Field Series
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: eBook
Pages: 80
File size: 19 MB
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Age Range: 10 - 12 Years

About the Author

Kimberly Perez Valice has been fascinated by marine animals since childhood. As a college student, she gained insight into orca whales and the scientists who study them. She lives in Michigan with her family. 

Andy Comins specializes in portraiture and children's photography. His books include The Frog Scientist and Crow Smarts.    
Kimberly Perez Valice is a writer who lives in Michigan with her family. The Orca Scientists is her first book. Visit Kimberly at kimperezvalice.com, or on Twitter at @kimpvalice.
Andy Comins is a California photographer who specializes in portraiture and children's photography. His books include The Frog Scientist and Stronger Than Steel.
www.andycomins.com
Instagram: @amcomins

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