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Title:
Bottlenose dolphins
Author:
Thompson, Paul, 1959-
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Edition:
Revised edition, updated edition.
Publication Information:
Stillwater, MN : Voyageur Press, [2001]

©2001
Physical Description:
72 pages : color illustrations ; 23 x 25 cm.
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9780896585263
Format :
Book

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Summary

Intelligent, graceful and approachable, dolphins have long been among the worlds favorite sea creatures. Of all the dolphin species, the bottlenose is best known and loved. But bottlenose dolphins are more than television stars and aquarium performers. In "Bottlenose Dolphins" readers will voyage under the sea with researchers Paul Thompson and Ben Wilson, who are studying dolphins off the coast of Scotland. The authors explain the bottlenose dolphins oceanic habitat and range, and delve into their complex social relationships. They also share their concerns for the future of these beloved seafarers and suggest steps to protect them. Stunning color photographs accompany their insights.


Table of Contents

Introductionp. 7
Mammals in the Seap. 13
The Search for Foodp. 27
Life and Death in a Dolphin Societyp. 41
Dolphin Conservation and Politicsp. 61
Getting Involvedp. 71
Bottlenose Dolphin Factsp. 72
Indexp. 72