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Wild blue : a natural history of the world's largest animal

Author: Dan Bortolotti
Publisher: New York : Thomas Dunne Books, [2008]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First U.S. editionView all editions and formats
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Equal parts history and science, Wild Blue is the first comprehensive portrait of the blue whale. It draws upon new findings from scientists who have begun to identify individual blue whales and understand how they dive, how they feed, where they migrate, and why they emit their haunting, low-frequency call. With deft, poignant writing, Dan Bortolotti gives us the most vibrant, breathtaking view to date of these  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dan Bortolotti
ISBN: 9780312383879 0312383878
OCLC Number: 213451450
Description: xiii, 315 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 22 cm
Contents: Into the blue --
The greatest war --
Back to the ice --
About-face --
St. Lawrence blues --
West Coast blues --
Blues' clues --
Blue notes --
The 79-foot pygmy and other stories --
Blue genes --
Why size matters --
The future is blue.
Responsibility: Dan Bortolotti.

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Equal parts history and science, Wild Blue is the first comprehensive portrait of the blue whale. It draws upon new findings from scientists who have begun to identify individual blue whales and understand how they dive, how they feed, where they migrate, and why they emit their haunting, low-frequency call. With deft, poignant writing, Dan Bortolotti gives us the most vibrant, breathtaking view to date of these magnificent creatures.

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