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A Killer Whale"s World

Caroline Arnold

A Killer Whale"s World

by Caroline Arnold

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Published by Picture Window Books in Mankato .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL24291707M
ISBN 109781404820067
OCLC/WorldCa124110572

  After leaving SeaWorld, Hargrove wrote a book, titled "Beneath The Surface," about his time at SeaWorld outlining his concerns about captivity. . Howard G. Chua-Eoan co-authored the book, which covers Hargrove's experiences with orca at SeaWorld and in nature. It reached #18 on The New York Times nonfiction hardcover best-seller list.

Killer whales had always been seen as bloodthirsty sea monsters. That all changed when a young killer whale was captured off the west coast of North America and displayed to the public in Moby Doll—as the whale became known—was an instant celebrity, drawing twenty thousand visitors on the one and only day he was exhibited.5/5(26). Get this from a library! Killer whales and other toothed whales.. [World Book, Inc.;] -- Questions and answers explore the world of whales, with an emphasis on killer whales.

Book: All Authors / Contributors: John Malam. Find more information about: ISBN: Cetaceans around the world -- Killer-whale facts.\/span>\"@ en\/a> ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0 schema:description\/a> \" Illustrations, photographs, and special see-through pages introduce children to killer whales. Killer Whales and Other Toothed Whales (World Book's Animals of the World) by World Book Encyclopedia, July , World Book edition, Hardcover in English.


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A Killer Whale's World is part of a series on animals by Caroline Arnold. The book follows a young killer whale from birth to early adulthood. The story is used to illustrate aspects of killer whale social behavior and foraging.

The book does not avoid th --Science Books & Films5/5(2). Diagrams, graphs, and maps help young learners understand how and where killer whales live, and why their habitat is threatened. With bright, colorful pages organized in two-page spreads, the Wild Animal Kingdom series for students in grades 4 to 6 introduces eight animals of high interest to young readers.

In A Killer Whales World, the unmistakable mammals are profiled entirely within their natural habitatfocusing especially on one male calfs birth and experiences as he grows. Unfortunately, the author cant let the book end without one reference to captivityand there it is, in small print, by a map showing the parts of the world in which orcas live/5.

Cetacean biologist Dr. Robin W. Baird conducts us through the history of human interactions with and perceptions of the killer whale, discusses the creature’s complex social structure and behavioral patterns, and considers the potential existence/5.

Killer Whales: Natural History and Conservation () is A Killer Whales World book of the World Life Discovery Guide series published by Voyageur Press, a longer, more in-depth version of the World Life Library series book Killer Whales () by Heimlich and Boran.5/5(4).

Described by The National Post as “Canada’s go to guy for dolphins, whales and trees,” Mark Leiren-Young's best-selling book The Killer Whale Who Changed the World (which tells the story of Moby Doll) won the Science Writers and Communicators Book Award/5. Killer whales had always been seen as bloodthirsty sea monsters.

That all changed when a young killer whale was captured off the west coast of North America and displayed to the public in Moby Doll — as the whale became known — was an instant celebrity, draw visitors on the one and only day he was exhibited.5/5(27).

Death at SeaWorld is a hard book to rate. There is no doubt this book is jam-packed with information about whales, both their lives in the wild and how they fare in captivity (spoiler alert: they fare poorly)/5(). BENEATH THE SURFACE takes a closer look at the world of aquarium trainers and the care/treatment given to ocean mammals, specifically killer whales.

The book centers on orcas that John personally worked with. This was a fascinating read and a great companion resource to the documentary/5. “A new book examining the dark side of keeping killer whales in captivity has slammed SeaWorld for its treatment of the enormous beasts and for massive safety failings which still haunt the world famous marine parks.” ― Daily Mail (UK) “Fascinating, shocking, even infuriating, but Cited by: 5.

This book follows on from the Blackfish effect of and although it doesn't offer us any new information on how badly SeaWorld treat the orcas in their care it does offer us the insight on how an orca trainer becomes broken down by SeaWorld's policies and practices concerning killer whales and as a trainer, can no longer stand by and witness the cruelty of by: 5.

The orca or killer whale (Orcinus orca) is a toothed whale belonging to the oceanic dolphin family, of which it is the largest member. Killer whales have a diverse diet, although individual populations often specialize in particular types of prey. Some feed exclusively on fish, while others hunt marine mammals such as seals and other species of dolphin.

They have been known to attack baleen. Take a deep dive and learn all about killer whales - from what they like to eat to how they care for their young. Click here for a library of killer whale resources. Animal Info. and to care for the natural world we all share.

Animal Welfare Animal Welfare. Annotation. Killer Whales of the World is an in-depth introduction to a ubiquitous, easily recognized, and popular species of marine mammal. Those interested in marine biology, marine animals, coastal conservation issues and animal lovers in general are sure to appreciate this s: 1.

A Killer Whale's World is an Accelerated Reader book. Now available as a CIL Interactive eBook: ISBN: / Propelled by powerful tails, killer whales cruise the world's oceans. The killer whale’s transition from being perceived as a ruthless predator to being mythologized as a victim of human shortsightedness is the theme of Mark Leiren-Young’s book.

John Hargrove, author of Beneath the Surface: Killer Whales, SeaWorld, and the Truth Beyond Blackfish, was the senior trainer at the time and one. Overview. From the New York Times bestselling author of Evidence of Harm and Animal Factory— a groundbreaking scientific thriller that exposes the dark side of SeaWorld, America's most beloved marine mammal park.

Death at SeaWorld centers on the battle with the multimillion-dollar marine park industry over the controversial and even lethal ramifications of keeping killer whales in captivity. These killer whales live off the coast of Seattle. For decades, their numbers have been shrinking.

Today, only 74 southern residents remain. One reason is a decrease in Chinook salmon, their main food source. Noise from boat traffic also hurts the whales. The noise makes it hard for them to find food and communicate with each other.

Orcas, or killer whales, are the largest of the dolphins and one of the world's most powerful predators. They're immediately recognizable by their distinctive black-and-white coloring.

Editor’s Note: The following is an excerpt from “The Killer Whale Who Changed the World” by journalist and filmmaker Mark Leiren-Young. The book opens with the description of a killer.Killer Whales Explore the intriguing information about one of the ocean's most famous species — killer whales.

Manatee Enter into the world of the raptors and find out the facts on these extraordinary birds of prey. Animal Rescue & Rehabilitation Program.Death at SeaWorld centers on the battle with the multimillion-dollar marine park industry over the controversial and even lethal ramifications of keeping killer whales in captivity.

Following the story of marine biologist and animal advocate at the Humane Society of the US, Naomi Rose, Kirby tells the gripping story of the two-decade fight.