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6 edition of Whales found in the catalog.

Whales

Helen Carey McKeever

Whales

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  • 38 Currently reading

Published by Raintree Publishers in Milwaukee .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Whales -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Whales.

  • About the Edition

    Describes different types of whales, their communication, eating habits, and care for their young, and discusses how whales can be trained to perform various tasks.

    Edition Notes

    StatementHelen H. Carey and Judith E. Greenberg ; illustrated by Kim Fujiwara.
    SeriesRaintree science adventures
    ContributionsGreenberg, Judith E., Fujiwara, Kim, ill.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL737.C4 C27 1990
    The Physical Object
    Pagination32 p. :
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2227972M
    ISBN 100817237577
    LC Control Number89078285
    OCLC/WorldCa21036025

    The film was screened out of competition at the Cannes Film Festivalwhich Gish attended, and she got a minute standing ovation. When you join us on the water, you are guaranteed an exceptional time with our legendary whale guarantee. Other threats faced by killer whales include pollution orcas can carry chemicals such as PCBs, DDTs and flame retardants that can affect the immune and reproductive systemsship strikes, reduction of prey due to overfishingand loss of habitat, entanglement, ship strikes, irresponsible whale watching, and noise in the habitat, which can affect the ability to communicate and find prey. Some whales, such as the humpback, reside in the polar regions where they feed on a reliable source of schooling fish and krill.

    They travel by the coastline in waves: the gray whales from December through January as they migrate to warmer temperatures June through October, resident gray whales feed near the shoreand humpbacks and blue whales are prevalent during the summer months as they feed. Blue whales can occur in oceans worldwide, but after advances in whaling in the 's, their populations plummeted to about four isolated groups. Pakicetids and ambulocetids used their large feet and hind limbs for propulsion; morphologically, the thigh and leg of Ambulocetus were shortened, but the feet stayed large; this resulted in a reduction in lever arm but a retention of a large propulsive surface, indicating that the hind limb functioned as an oar. Authorized stage productions have been presented overseas in several countries including Russia, Greece and Great Britain. When you join us on the water, you are guaranteed an exceptional time with our legendary whale guarantee. They use a suction technique, aided by a pair of grooves on the underside of their head, not unlike the throat pleats on the rorqualsto feed.

    In Newport Beach, whale-watching can be experienced year-round—humpbacks, finbacks, and minkes stay all year, while gray whales are spied mid-winter through spring, and blue whales make regular appearances during the summer months. Five times as big as the Big Blue Whale. Rich, further upset by Heidi's presence in the audience and seeing her cheering for the team that beats him, draws a gun and aims at her. Balaenopterids consist of two genera and eight species.


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