Dolphin Chronicles: One Woman's Quest to Understand the Sea's Most Mysterious Creatures

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Random House Publishing Group, Sep 16, 2009 - Science - 320 pages

For everyone fascinated with the possibilities of human-animal communications, scientist Carol Howard provides an intimate, moving account of one woman's attempt to unravel the mysteries of the dolphin--one of the sea's most fascinating and enigmatic creatures.

 

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DOLPHIN CHRONICLES: A Fascinating, Moving Tale of One Woman's Quest to Understand--and Communicate with--the Sea's Most Mysterious Creatures

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Two years in the life of a pair of captive bottle-nosed dolphins, yeomanly conveyed in the popular-science mode, with a halo of hard science. Back in 1988, Howard and her marine-biology cohorts went ... Read full review

Dolphin chronicles: a fascinating, moving tale of one woman's quest to understand--and communicate with--the sea's most mysterious creatures

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This is an engaging, popular account of the author's two-year dolphin research dissertation project at the University of California, Santa Cruz. Captured off Tampa Bay in July 1988, two Atlantic ... Read full review

Contents

Foreword
Introduction
1Destiny Drive
2Life with Humans
3Strangers in the Tank
4Dolphinalities
5Making Common
6Senses and Sensibilities
9Homeward Bound
10Free at Last
11Ordinary Dolphins
12The Wild Life
13Alien Intelligence
14Dolphins Mortal Dolphins Divine
Acknowledgments
ABOUT THE AUTHOR

7Echolocation and Eyecups
8It Dont Mean a Thing If It Aint Got That Swing

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