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Nakku no Koe ga Kikitakute “Sūpā berūga” ni Kotoba o Oshieru Iruka Hakase (Yononaka e no Tobira) [The Dr. Dolphin who Teaches words and Listens to the Voice of "Super Beluga" Nack]

By: Murayama Tsukasa(Author)

173 pages, b/w photos


Hardback | right-to-left binding | Jul 2014 | #234798 | ISBN-13: 9784062870061
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Language: Japanese

This book describes Professor Murayama Tsukasa's research of the last 20 years at Tokai University Ocean College into dolphin communication. He claims to have proof of dolphin's ability to imitate people's words, which was the subject of a popular documentary Dr. Dolphin. He has been working with a beluga whale by the name of Nak, who was raised in Kamogawa Sea World, Japan, and has done experiments to establish dolphin intelligence testing, and training to try and find out how to see things in their eyes, training linking objects and words, and training to make sounds by imitatiing people's voices.

Summary in Japanese:
本書の著者、東海大学海洋学部の村山司教授が、イルカが人の言葉をまねられることを世界で初めて証明し、国際心理学誌電子版に発表! いま、ニュース、ワイドショーで話題沸騰中のイルカ博士。その20年の奮闘を描きます。




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