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To touch a wild dolphin

Rachel Smolker

To touch a wild dolphin

by Rachel Smolker

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  • 22 Currently reading

Published by Souvenir in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Smolker, Rachel.,
  • Biologists -- United States -- Biography.,
  • Dolphins -- Behavior -- Australia -- Shark Bay (W.A.)

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRachel Smolker.
    GenreBiography.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination274p. [16]p. of plates :
    Number of Pages274
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19611030M
    ISBN 100285636103

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To touch a wild dolphin by Rachel Smolker Download PDF EPUB FB2

"To Touch a Wild Dolphin" chronicles the first-ever intimate account of dolphin life in the wild. The author, Rachel Smolker, spent 15 years studying wild dolphins in western Australia, and this gem of a book distills her many experiences into an easy read that straps you into her boat and whisks you alongside the swimming herds of by: 2.

"To Touch a Wild Dolphin" chronicles the first-ever intimate account of dolphin life in the wild. The author, Rachel Smolker, spent 15 years studying wild dolphins in western Australia, and this gem of a book distills her many experiences into an easy read that straps you into her boat and whisks you alongside the swimming herds of dolphins/5(21).

To Touch a Wild Dolphin is a personal book in many ways, at the level of the dolphins and also at the level of the scientist. It is an important book, one that greatly enhances our understanding of dolphins and of ourselves, and as such it will take its place alongside such classics as Farley Mowat’s Never Cry Wolf and Jane Goodall’s In the.

"To Touch a Wild Dolphin is the first intimate account of dolphin life in the wild. In Rachel Smolker traveled to Monkey Mia, a remote beach on the west coast of Australia where wild dolphins regularly interact with humans. To Touch a Wild Dolphin is a personal book in many ways, at the level of the dolphins and also at the level of the scientist.

It is an important book, one that greatly enhances our understanding of dolphins and of ourselves, and as such it will take its place alongside such classics as Farley Mowat's Never Cry Wolf and Jane Goodall's In the Brand: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.

Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats Summary: In a remarkable scientific adventure story reminiscent of the pioneering work of Farley Mowat and Jane Goodall, Smolker offers a sustained account of dolphin life in the wild. of color photos. To Touch a Wild Dolphin Rachel Smolker, Author Nan A.

Talese $26 (p) ISBN Buy this book. In the tradition of When Elephants Weep by Susan McCarthy and Jeffrey Moussaieff. To Touch a Wild Dolphin is a personal book in many ways, at the level of the dolphins and also at the level of the scientist.

It is an important book, one that greatly enhances our understanding of dolphins and of ourselves, and as such it will take its place alongside such classics as Farley Mowat's Never Cry Wolf and Jane Goodall's In the.

To Touch a Wild Dolphin is a personal book in many ways, at the level of the dolphins and also at the level of the scientist. It is an important book, one that greatly enhances our understanding of dolphins and of ourselves, and as such it will take its place alongside such classics as Farley Mowat's Never Cry Wolf and Jane Goodall's In the Brand: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.

To Touch A Wild Dolphin is a seminal work that radically alters our fundamental understanding of these enigmatic creatures. Learning to identify scores of dolphins by their dorsal fin, Smolker and her team of scientists were able to conduct close and consistent studies that revealed the dolphin to be even more intelligent than we'd previously /5().

To Touch a Wild Dolphin | InRachel Smolker traveled to Monkey Mia, a remote spot in western Australia where she'd heard wild dolphins regularly interact with people. She had no intention of staying long; she simply wanted to see if the rumors were : Anchor Books.

From biologist Smolker, evocative field days on a wild Australian coast and thought-inspiring stories of creativity and intelligence in the dolphin world. For 15 years Smolker has been studying dolphins, tapping into that “simple, vital, powerful, warm-blooded commonality” that binds us to them, two big-brained mammals that seemingly share Author: Rachel Smolker.

These pod dynamics and dolphin behaviors are well documented, so learning a little about them can be both easy and helpful when planning for an encounter. Plus, knowing how to interpret these behaviors can help fine-tune our interactions with wild dolphins, so we minimize affecting any changes in their important daily routines.

"To Touch a Wild Dolphin" chronicles the first-ever intimate account of dolphin life in the wild. The author, Rachel Smolker, spent 15 years studying wild dolphins in western Australia, and this gem of a book distills her many experiences into an easy read that straps you into her boat and whisks you alongside the swimming herds of dolphins.4/5(22).

To Touch a Wild Dolphin is the story of that experience. I, too, had heard lots of intriguing stories about dolphins, but in addition, I had learned a lot about evolutionary biology -- about how the forms and lifestyles and even the social behavior of animals could be explained ultimately as adaptations coming about through the process of Author: Rachel Smolker.

Australian issue of a popular science and nature book first published in the USA by Nan A. Talese, an imprint of Doubleday/Random House, in First-hand account of the research undertaken by the author and her fellow scientists into the behaviour of wild dolphins.

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To Touch a Wild Dolphin definitely fulfills that description.5/5(2). Enjoy an opportunity to learn about the social behavior, physiology, healing and spiritual aspects of dolphins.

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