Arctic Whales in A Melting World

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The most unusual and least-studied of the large whales, narwhals thrivein the fjords and inlets of northern Canada and Greenland. Todd McLeishtravels high above the Arctic circle to meet teams of scientificresearchers studying the narwhal's life cycle and the mysteriesof its tusk, Inuit storytellers and hunters, and animals that share thenarwhal's habitat. From a history of the trade in narwhal tusksto descriptions of narwhal's vocalizations as heard throughhydrophones, this book reveals the beauty and excitement of the narwhaland its habitat, and the threats it faces from a rapidly changingworld.
Publisher: Seattle : University of Washington Press, 2013
ISBN: 9780295992648
Branch Call Number: 599.543 MCLE 2013
Characteristics: x, 206 pages : illustrations, map


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