Whales Dolphins and Porpoises

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This is a very good, gently used large hardcover with dust jacket. 1997 Readers Digest. It is very clean and still crisp inside. Pages are white and bright. Binding is tight and straight. The dust jacket is clean and shiny with only light shelf wear from display.

This book brings together the latest research findings on the evolution, biology, habits, and behavior of these gracious, beautiful and intelligent creatures. Written by internationally recognized expert in marine biology, it is complemented by stunning color photos from some of the world's most acclaimed nature photographers, along with specially commissioned illustrations and diagrams. It explores the evolution of the marine creatures and sorts out confusion among whales, porpoises, and dolphins, and examines their biology and ecology. You will learn why they are not afraid of humans, how whales learn from one another, navigational systems of beluga whales, and much more. Readers will enjoy the sections on conservation and whale watching and the superbly illustrated guide to 48 species.

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