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Title: OF ORCAS AND MEN
WHAT KILLER WHALES CAN TEACH US
By: David Neiwert
Format: Paperback

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ISBN 10: 0715652214
ISBN 13: 9780715652213
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Publisher: BLOOMSBURY PUBLISHING PLC
Pub. date: 10 August, 2017
Pages: 320
Description: A powerful tribute to orca whales - a majestic species under threat
Synopsis: The orca is one of Earth's most intelligent animals. Remarkably sophisticated, they have languages and cultures and even long-term memories. Their capacity for echolocation is nothing short of a sixth sense. Despite their label as `killer whales' they are often benign and gentle, which makes the story of the captive-orca industry and the endangerment of their population around the world that much more tragic. In Of Orcas and Men, David Neiwert provides a compelling mix of cultural history, environmental reporting and scientific research on a majestic species. He explores the sometimes fraught relationship between this extraordinary animal and human beings, both in the wild and in captivity. David Neiwert's book is a triumph of reporting, observation and research, and a powerful tribute to one of the animal kingdom's most remarkable members.
Publication: UK
Imprint: Gerald Duckworth & Co Ltd
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