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Author: Vassili Papastavrou; Frank Greenaway
Publisher: London : Dorling Kindersley, 2002.
Series: Eyewitness guides.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Describes whales, dolphins, seals, and other marine mammals, their habitats, means of communication, and family life.
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Genre/Form: Children's nonfiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Vassili Papastavrou; Frank Greenaway
ISBN: 0751347531 9780751347531 0732249597 9780732249595
OCLC Number: 50581005
Notes: Originally published: 1993.
Includes index.
Description: 72 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm.
Contents: Marine mammals; whale evolution; whales big and small; inside the whale; seals and sea lions; suited to life in the sea; ocean giants; teeth for grasping...; ...and baleen for filtering; clicks, barks and songs; courtship and birth; social life; dolphins and porpoises; the killer whale; the amazing narwhal; the sperm whale; the elephant seal; I am the walrus; sea cows; hunting the mighty whale; whaling in the 20th century; oils, brushes and corsets; seal hunting; myths and legends; strandings and whale watching; fishing and pollution; studying sea mammals; save the whale!; did you know?; who's who; find out more.
Series Title: Eyewitness guides.
Responsibility: written by Vassili Papastavrou ; photographed by Frank Greenaway.

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Offering visual information, this title helps students whether they want to learn how deep a sperm whale can dive or why whales migrate thousands of kilometres.  Read more...

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