Whales and Dolphins of the World

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New Holland Publishers, 2007 - Dolphins - 160 pages
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Attempts to shed light on the lives of spiders, which are complex and highly adaptable creatures. This book presents their hunting strategies and amazing web-spinning skills to their extraordinary courtship displays and devoted care for their young. It also looks at why people are scared of spiders and why such fear is generally misplaced.
 

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Contents

Introduction
8
AND DOLPHINS?
14
The porpoises
20
The beaked whales
38
The others
58
CHAPTER
65
Life with a big brain
94
CHAPTER THREE
101
Strandings and rescue I 15
115
CHAPTER FOUR
119
Fisheries
126
Habitat disturbance and destruction
134
Guiding principles 40
140
Conclusion
147
Facts and figures 55
155
Copyright

The dolphin as doctor
109

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About the author (2007)

Paul Hillyard is a leading authority on spiders and a former curator at the Natural History Museum in London. Intrigued by spiders since childhood, he has travelled extensively across the world in search of them. His previous books include Spiders (Collins) and The Book of the Spider: From Arachnophobia to the Love of Spiders (Hutchinson).

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