Whales and dolphins continue to capture people’s imagination. The newest Gem explores and explains their world. Over 80 species of whale, dolphin and porpoise are illustrated with the author’s own photographs.
Aspects covered include:
• Zoological categorization
• Feeding habits
The book answers commonly-asked questions, such as ‘How intelligent are dolphins?’ and ‘Should whales be kept in captivity?’, and discusses the sensitive subject of whale conservation.
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Mark Carwardine is a zoologist, writer, photographer, consultant and broadcaster with a special interest in marine wildlife. He has written more than 40 books, including several bestsellers, and presents Nature and a wide variety of other natural history programmes on BBC Radio 4. A keen diver for many years, he leads shark and whale-watching holidays to many parts of the world and is an ardent supporter of several wildlife conservation organisations.From the Back Cover:
A beautifully illustrated guide to every species of whale, dolphin and porpoise
Covers their identification, evolution, biology, behaviour, reproduction and social lives. Includes tips on how and where to watch whales, dolphins and porpoises, and information on their conservation.
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