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National Geographic kids everything dolphins / by Elizabeth Carney with National Geographic Explorer Flip Nicklin.

By: Carney, Elizabeth, 1981-Contributor(s): National Geographic Society (U.S.)Material type: TextTextPublication details: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, c2012Description: 64 p. : col. ill. ; 29 cmISBN: 9781426308437 (library binding); 9781426308420 (pbk.)Other title: Everything dolphins [Spine title]Subject(s): Dolphins -- Juvenile literature | SmåstäderDDC classification: 599 LOC classification: QL737.C432 | C28 2012
Contents:
Introduction -- Meet the dolphin -- What is a dolphin? -- Dolphin family tree -- Where to find dolphins -- Water wonders -- A photographic diagram: Dolphins close-up -- Life of a dolphin -- Baby's first strokes -- Home is where my pod is -- How to speak dolphin -- Fishing experts -- A photo gallery: Dolphins everywhere! -- A big, blue world -- Dolphins in disguise -- Dolphin quest -- Hidden dangers -- Aquarium life -- Dolphin comparisons: Dolphins and you -- Fun with dolphins -- Dolphins in culture -- Play like a dolphin -- What's your dolphin personality? -- Spot the dolphin -- Photo finish: Behind the shot with Flip Nicklin -- Afterword: Living with dolphins -- An interactive glossary: Swim smarts -- Find out more -- Index -- Credits
Summary: Dolphins are fascinating creatures of the sea! They're designed to be intelligent, inquisitive, and compassionate. Their slender bodies and pointed noses combined with the ability to swim gracefully and communicate effectively make these mammals one of the most loved animals in the natural world. Everything Dolphins explores the world of these extraordinary creatures to help kids learn all about the characteristics that define dolphins, their daily lives, different species, conservation efforts, and much more. This book is also PACKED with fun facts and amazing photographs, features Expert's Corners that provide exciting, real-life experiences with dolphins from National Geographic explorers Flip and Linda Nicklin, and cool and interactive activities that add to the excitement and enchantment of these amazing animals. Page-by-page kids will get an in-depth look at these curious and captivating creatures. -- Amazon.com
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 62) and index.

Introduction -- Meet the dolphin -- What is a dolphin? -- Dolphin family tree -- Where to find dolphins -- Water wonders -- A photographic diagram: Dolphins close-up -- Life of a dolphin -- Baby's first strokes -- Home is where my pod is -- How to speak dolphin -- Fishing experts -- A photo gallery: Dolphins everywhere! -- A big, blue world -- Dolphins in disguise -- Dolphin quest -- Hidden dangers -- Aquarium life -- Dolphin comparisons: Dolphins and you -- Fun with dolphins -- Dolphins in culture -- Play like a dolphin -- What's your dolphin personality? -- Spot the dolphin -- Photo finish: Behind the shot with Flip Nicklin -- Afterword: Living with dolphins -- An interactive glossary: Swim smarts -- Find out more -- Index -- Credits

Dolphins are fascinating creatures of the sea! They're designed to be intelligent, inquisitive, and compassionate. Their slender bodies and pointed noses combined with the ability to swim gracefully and communicate effectively make these mammals one of the most loved animals in the natural world. Everything Dolphins explores the world of these extraordinary creatures to help kids learn all about the characteristics that define dolphins, their daily lives, different species, conservation efforts, and much more. This book is also PACKED with fun facts and amazing photographs, features Expert's Corners that provide exciting, real-life experiences with dolphins from National Geographic explorers Flip and Linda Nicklin, and cool and interactive activities that add to the excitement and enchantment of these amazing animals. Page-by-page kids will get an in-depth look at these curious and captivating creatures. -- Amazon.com

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