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Wild Blue: A Natural History of the World's Largest Animal

Dan Bortolotti - 2008 - Nature - Limited preview
Traces the ongoing efforts of the environmental movement in rescuing the blue whale species from the brink of extinction, based on historical research from the Antarctic whaling stations of South Georgia and firsthand reporting.

The Presence of Whales: Contemporary Writings on the Whale

Frank Stewart - 1995 - Nature - Snippet view
An observer, storyteller, and lover of whales gathers the most compelling contemporary essays on cetaceans by both marine scientists and nature writers, including Diane Ackerman, Barry Lopez, Farley Mowat, Faith McNulty, and Jonathan White, in a ...

Beluga Whales

Tony Martin - 1996 - Nature - Snippet view
Describes the physical characteristics and behavior of the Beluga whale

Whales, Dolphins, and Porpoises

Peter Gill - 2000 - Science - Snippet view

Killer Whales

Sara Heimlich-Boran, James Heimlich-Boran - 1994 - Nature - Snippet view
Provides information on the physical characteristics and behavior of killer whales, as well as the environmental threats facing them today.

Killer Whales: The Natural History and Genealogy of Orcinus Orca in British ...

John K. B. Ford, Graeme M. Ellis, Kenneth C. Balcomb - 1994 - Killer whale - Snippet view
The second edition of this bestselling book presents updated results ofover twenty-five years of killer whale research in British Columbia andWashington. Intended for both whale enthusiasts and researchers, itcontains the latest information on ...

Guardians of the Whales: The Quest to Study Whales in the Wild

Bruce Obee - 1992 - Nature - Snippet view
Portrays the adventures, accomplishments, and philosophies of people dedicated to studying whales in their own domain

Transients: Mammal-hunting Killer Whales of British Columbia, Washington ...

John K. B. Ford, Graeme M. Ellis - 1999 - Electronic books - Limited preview
This book focuses on transient killer whales. Enigmatic and elusive,these mammal-hunting whales are difficult animals to study. They travelin small groups, often moving unpredictably, which makes them lessconspicuous than the larger resident pods ...