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Journey of the pink dolphins : an Amazon quest

Author: Sy Montgomery
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, ©2000.
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In following the mysterious pink dolphins in the Tamshiyacu-Tahuayo region, the author "follows the pink dolphins to the spirit realm, where shamans commune with the powers of the plants and visit the Encante. With paleontologist Gary Galbreath, she follows them back in time, tracing the history of the species. At Mamirauá, the pink dolphins illuminate the Amazon's present-day conservation dilemma. And in a final,  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Montgomery, Sy.
Journey of the pink dolphins.
New York : Simon & Schuster, ©2000
(OCoLC)656999473
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sy Montgomery
ISBN: 068484558X 9780684845586 0743200268 9780743200264
OCLC Number: 42295841
Description: 317 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Map: The Author's Travels Through the Amazon --
A Woman Rain --
Manaus: The Curtain Rises --
Map: Meeting of the Waters --
The Meeting of the Waters --
Unfathomable Fragments --
Desire --
Iquitos --
Map: Iquitos --
Life in the Rain Forest --
Death in the Rain Forest --
Breath --
Vine of the Soul --
A Fortress of Orchards --
Map: Tamshiyacu-Tahuayo Community Reserve --
Time Travel --
Drowning --
Mamiraua: Calf of the Manatee --
Map: Mamiraua Reserve --
The Waters Open --
The Moon's Tears --
Burning --
Map: Tapajos and Arapiuns Rivers --
Dance of the Dolphin.
Responsibility: Sy Montgomery.
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A scientist takes readers on a fantastic journey into the Amazon basin in search of one of the rarest and most elusive sea creatures, the pink dolphin. He explores the history of the species, local  Read more...

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Carol Herwig"USA Today"The voyage is the ultimate in extreme....Deadly possibilities and impossible-to-imagine rewards lurk around the river's bend....[Montgomery] writes with flair and with an ease Read more...

 
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