Dolphins and Porpoises

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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2014-08-12
  • Publisher: QEB Publishing
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Learn all about the amazing world of dolphins and porpoises, and follow their lives from calf to adult.

From feeding to leaping - your total dolphin and porpoise guide.

Did you know that some groups, or pods, can have thousands of dolphins in them? Would you believe that Dall's porpoise can reach a speed of 55 kilometres an hour?

Discover everything you ever wanted to know about these incredible animals - where they live, how they grow and learn, and the dangers they face.

By the time you've finished reading, you'll be a dolphin and porpoise expert!

The Animal Lives series:

This series is a great introduction to the world of animals – where they live, how they grow and learn, what they eat and the dangers they have to face. Animal Lives has all the facts on your favourite ocean animals.

Each title in this appealing series takes an up-close look at a different creature, exploring habitat, conservation and animal adaptation, as well as looking at the life cycle of the particular animal and the way the young survive – often against tremendous odds.

This series also discusses the importance of protecting endangered species and their habitats.

The Animal Lives series includes:

Dolphins and Porpoises: 978-1-60992-689-2
Sharks: 978-1-60992-690-8
Lions: 978-1-60992-691-5
Giraffes: 978-1-60992-692-2

Author Biography

Sally Morgan is an experienced freelance author and consultant, writing mostly children's nonfiction books on natural history, environment, the sciences, and geography. She has written more than 250 titles to date and lives in London.

Table of Contents

Dolphins and porpoises
Dolphin and porpoise types
Where they live
Giving birth
Growing up
Living in pods
A life in water
Under threat
Life cycle of a dolphin

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