in the Turtle House
Green Sea Turtle and the Fate of the Ocean, Osha Gray Davidson,
an award-winning journalist and personal friend, tells the
story of the search for the cause of tumors afflicting marine
turtles world-wide, and describes the surprisingly broad implications
the disease has for the oceans and ultimately, all of humankind.
Cetacean Societies: Field Studies of
Dolphins and Whales
Part review, part testament to extraordinary dedication, and
part call to get involved, Cetacean Societies highlights the
achievements of behavioral ecologists inspired by the challenges
of cetaceans and committed to the exploration of a new world.
Societies: Discoveries and Puzzles In
all my reading on cetaceans, this is by far the most comprehensive,
science-oriented book I've ever found. Ms. Pryor and the late
Dr. Norris are both among the most highly qualified people
on the planet to write (and edit a book) about dolphins, and
both contribute their own chapters to this wonderful compendium
of research from experts in a number of fields. Subjects covered
are diverse, and encompass many topics
Touch a Wild Dolphin : A Journey of Discovery with the Sea's
Most Intelligent Creatures In the tradition of
Elephants Weep : The Emotional Lives of Animals"
, biologist Smolker provides an intimate, engaging glimpse
into the world of wild dolphins.
Hawaiian Spinner Dolphin Twenty years in the making
by a distinguished dolphin expert and his associates, The
Hawaiian Spinner Dolphin is the first comprehensive scientific
natural history of a dolphin species ever written.
Days: The Life and Times of the Spinner Dolphin
Ken Norris Norris, retired professor of natural history at
U. Cal. at Santa Cruz, has spent the better part of 30 years
investigating marine mammals; he devotes the first half of
this study to his findings on spinner dolphins.