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Whales of the World

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Series: Of the World Series

By: Nigel Bonner

192 pages, 100 col and b/w photos

Facts on File

Paperback | Dec 1993 [1998 reprint] | #24185 | ISBN: 0713723696
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Hardback | Dec 2003 | #144223 | ISBN: 0816052166
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Hardback | Dec 1989 | #4770 | ISBN: 0713719710
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About this book

Combining a comprehensive survey of whales with a history of their evolution and relationship to man, this book covers all aspects of the species' biology and natural history. Also covers social structure, feeding, breeding, migration and environmental influences. Reissue: first published in 1989.

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Nigel Bonner has studied and worked with marine mammals for more than 30 years in and around Antarctica on first-hand research. For some 14 years he was head of the Life Sciences Division of the British Antarctic Survey. He continues to travel, researching and lecturing in marine biology.

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