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Title:
Dolphins of the world
Author:
Wilson, Ben.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Stillwater, Minn. : Voyageur Press, [1998]

©1998
Physical Description:
132 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Origins -- Form and function -- From birth to death -- Oceanic dolphins -- Coastal dolphins -- River dolphins -- Strandings -- Dolphin research -- Dolphin conservation -- Getting to know a wild dolphin -- Getting involved -- Recommended reading; biographical note; acknowledgments -- Classification table -- Dolphin facts.
Subject Term:
ISBN:
9780896584006
Format :
Book

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Status
Central Library QL737.C432 W55 1998 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area
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Summary

This top-selling series introduces the wild creatures of the world and examines the natural world. Good general introductions for ages 10+, these volumes contain the knowledge, personal experiences, and research of leading naturalists and scientists, accompanied by stunning photography.


Table of Contents

Introductionp. 9
Originsp. 13
Form and Functionp. 17
From Birth to Deathp. 39
Oceanic Dolphinsp. 49
Coastal Dolphinsp. 69
River Dolphinsp. 85
Strandingsp. 101
Dolphin Researchp. 105
Dolphin Conservationp. 113
Getting to Know a Wild Dolphinp. 119
Getting Involvedp. 123
Recommended Reading; Biographical Note; Acknowledgmentsp. 128
Classification Tablep. 129
Dolphin Factsp. 130
Indexp. 132

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