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The Resource Spying on whales : the past, present, and future of earth's most awesome creatures, Nick Pyenson

Spying on whales : the past, present, and future of earth's most awesome creatures, Nick Pyenson

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Spying on whales : the past, present, and future of earth's most awesome creatures
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Spying on whales
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the past, present, and future of earth's most awesome creatures
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Nick Pyenson
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Spying on whales
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the past, present, and future of Earths most awesome creatures
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eng
Summary
Whales are among the largest, most intelligent, deepest diving species to have ever lived on our planet. They evolved from land-roaming, dog-sized creatures into animals that move like fish, breathe like us, can grow to 300,000 pounds, live 200 years and travel entire ocean basins. Whales fill us with terror, awe, and affection--yet there is still so much we don't know about them. Why did it take whales over 50 million years to evolve to such big sizes, and how do they eat enough to stay that big? How did their ancestors return from land to the sea--and what can their lives tell us about evolution as a whole? Importantly, in the sweepstakes of human-driven habitat and climate change, will whales survive?
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10663606
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Pyenson, Nick
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599.5
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  • illustrations
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index present
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non fiction
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bibliography
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the past, present, and future of Earth's most awesome creatures
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Spying on whales : the past, present, and future of earth's most awesome creatures, Nick Pyenson
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Publication
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
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  • nc
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rdacarrier
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
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1956757
Dimensions
24 cm
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xii, 322 pages
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9780735224568
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2018022535
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unmediated
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rdamedia
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  • n
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illustrations, map
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  • (Sirsi) i9780735224568
  • (OCoLC)1006804897
Label
Spying on whales : the past, present, and future of earth's most awesome creatures, Nick Pyenson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1956757
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 322 pages
Isbn
9780735224568
Lccn
2018022535
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780735224568
  • (OCoLC)1006804897

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