Orca

Orca

Visions of the Killer Whale

Book - 1996
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The orca, also known as the killer whale, is one of the most intriguing and mysterious animals in the world. This lavishly illustrated portrait of this almost mythical sea mammal offers visions of the orca throughout the ages and across cultures, describing its hunting techniques and refined sonar and communication abilities. Full-color photographs capture whales breaching, playing, hunting, and caring for their young. The book also discusses the ethics of captivity and the environmental threats to whale populations. A foreword by internationally acclaimed scientist and environmentalist David Suzuki is included.
Publisher: San Francisco : Sierra Club Books, c1996
ISBN: 9780871569066
087156906X
Characteristics: xvii, 110 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm

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