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Dolphin Politics in Shark Bay
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: Richard C Connor
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-05-10 - Publisher:

Dr. Richard Connor shares his more than 30 years of observations on an amazing population of dolphins in Shark Bay, Western Australia, considered the most complex non-human society known. In over 80 'story sections' he reveals the dolphins amazing social lives and "political alliances."
Methuselah's Zoo
Language: en
Pages: 315
Authors: Steven N. Austad
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022-08-16 - Publisher: MIT Press

Stories of long-lived animal species—from thousand-year-old tubeworms to 400-year-old sharks—and what they might teach us about human health and longevity. Opossums in the wild don’t make it to the age of three; our pet cats can live for a decade and a half; cicadas live for seventeen years (spending most
Ethology and Behavioral Ecology of Odontocetes
Language: en
Pages: 504
Authors: Bernd Würsig
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-08-02 - Publisher: Springer

This book concentrates on the marine mammalian group of Odontocetes, the toothed whales, dolphins, and porpoises. In 23 chapters, a total of 40 authors describe general patterns of ethological concepts of odontocetes in their natural environments, with a strong bent towards behavioral ecology. Examples are given of particularly well-studied species
Becoming a Marine Biologist
Language: en
Pages: 208
Authors: Virginia Morell
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-04-02 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster

A fascinating guide to a career in marine biology written by bestselling journalist Virginia Morell and based on the real-life experiences of an expert in the field—essential reading for someone considering a path to this profession. For the last two decades, Dr. Robin Baird has spent two months out of
The Dolphins of Shark Bay
Language: en
Pages: 76
Authors: Pamela S. Turner
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013 - Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

A scientific journey to study the dolphins of coastal Australia considers the many potential sources of dolphin intelligence and what dolphin behavior can inform the scientific community about human intelligence, captive animals and the future of the oceans. 20,000 first printing.