Dolphin Mysteries: Unlocking the Secrets of Communication by Kathleen M. Dudzinski, Toni Frohoff

By Kathleen M. Dudzinski, Toni Frohoff

"Dolphins have interested people for millennia, giving upward push to an abundance of reports and myths approximately them, but the particular info in their lives within the sea have remained elusive. during this mesmerizing publication, Kathleen M. Dudzinski and Toni Frohoff take us into the dolphins' aquatic international to witness firsthand how they dwell their lives, converse, and have interaction with each other and with different species, together with people.

Kathleen M. Dudzinski and Toni Frohoff are scientists who've jointly committed greater than forty years to learning dolphins underneath the ocean's floor, often via a close-up underwater lens. Drawing on their lonesome reviews and on up to the moment examine, the authors express that dolphins are decidedly not only contributors of a bunch yet targeted contributors, in a position to converse with each other and with people. Dudzinski and Frohoff introduce a brand new approach of , and hearing, the vocabulary of dolphins within the sea, they usually even supply an introductory "dolphin dictionary," directory complicated social signs that dolphins use to proportion info between themselves and with humans. Unveiling an intimate and scientifically actual portrait of dolphins, this ebook will attract everybody who has sought after a better glimpse into the hearts and minds of those impressive creatures."

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This and young spend the rest of form is generally found the year at sea. in the Pacific Ocean. Migrant 17–20 ½ in (43–52 cm) 20–23 oz (575–650 g) No nest; single egg laid on rock or grass, on exposed ledges, cliff slopes 1 egg; 1 brood Least Concern Flocks/colonies ALBATROSSES, PETRELS, AND SHEARWATERS | PROCELLARIIDAE Land predator Feeding on land as well as at sea, the southern giant petrel has two color forms. The more common form has mottled gray plumage. 8–5 kg) Shallow depression in ground, bordered with stone and dry vegetation 1 egg; 1 brood Least Concern Colonies 59 tubular nostrils Macronectes giganteus SOUTHERN GIANT PETREL Large and aggressive, the southern giant petrel is a highly opportunistic seabird with a lifestyle that is partly predatory and partly scavenging.

The sitting bird guides its partner by making a strange wailing sound—even if thousands of birds may be calling, each one manages to find its mate. It takes 10 weeks for the chick to fledge, nourished by supplies of regurgitated oily food. Once the chicks can fly, the birds migrate south until the following year. 62 GREBES Relatively few in terms of species, grebes are highly distinctive, fish-eating birds found all over the world. Propelled by their toes and waterproofed by lustrous feathers, they are widespread inhabitants of calm lakes and waterways.

SIMILAR SPECIES ash-gray upperparts Gray-headed albatross Black bill with yellow ridges; white crescent behind eye gray-black upperparts Laysan albatross Black patch around eye; pink bill with dark tip Thalassarche melanophris BLACK-BROWED ALBATROSS Named for its charcoal-colored “eyebrows,” the black-browed albatross is an inhabitant of the southern oceans, soaring over windswept seas as far south as Antarctica. 142). However, unlike a gull, this albatross spends most of its time on the wing, often roaming hundreds of miles from the coast in search of food.

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