Whale (Eyewitness Books Series)

Whale (Eyewitness Books Series)

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Overview

Here is a spectacular and informative guide to whales, dolphins, seals, and manatees. Color photographs of dolphins, killer whales, walruses, and more offer a unique view of these mysterious sea creatures -- what they look like, how they behave, and their battle for survival.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780679938842
Publisher: Random House Children's Books
Publication date: 09/01/1993
Series: Eyewitness Books Series
Pages: 64
Product dimensions: 8.80(w) x 11.31(h) x 0.46(d)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

Table of Contents

Marine mammals6
Whale evolution8
Whales big and small10
Inside the whale12
Seals and sea lions14
Suited to life in the sea16
Ocean giants20
Teeth for grasping...22
...and baleen for filtering24
Clicks, barks, and songs26
Courtship and birth28
Social life30
Dolphins and porpoises32
The killer whale34
The amazing narwhal36
The sperm whale38
The elephant seal40
I am the walrus42
Sea cows44
Hunting the mighty whale46
Whaling in the 20th century48
Oils, brushes, and corsets50
Seal hunting52
Myths and legends54
Strandings and whale watching56
Fishing and pollution58
Studying sea mammals60
Save the whale!62
Index64

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Whale (Eyewitness Series) 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
LetsGetReal More than 1 year ago
It's really great and tells you all you need to know about whales.