Whales, Dolphins, and Other Marine Mammals A Fully Illustrated, Authoritative and Easy-to-Use Guide

A Golden Guide from St. Martin's Press

George S. Fichter; Illustrated by Barbara J. Hoopes Ambler

Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press



Trade Paperback

160 Pages



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Using clear text and detailed illustrations, Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press present accurate information in a handy format for the beginner to the expert. These guides focus on what your students are really going to see. They are easy to use: detailed, full-color illustrations, text, and maps are all in one place. They are easy to understand: accurate, accessible information is simplified without being misrepresented. They are authoritative, containing up-to-date information written experts and checked by specialists. And they are portable: handy and lightweight, designed to fit in a pocket and be carried anywhere.

Marine mammals are some of the most amazing animals on earth. This full-color, magnificently illustrated guide gives information on:

· Natural history and evolution of these fascinating creatures

· Distribution and migratory patterns

Concisely written and easy-to-understand, this is a must-have guide for students and beginners.


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  • George S. Fichter; Illustrated by Barbara J. Hoopes Ambler

  • Golden Guides first appeared in 1949 and quickly established themselves as authorities on subjects from Natural History to Science. Relaunched in 2000, Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press feature modern, new covers as part of a multi-year, million-dollar program to revise, update, and expand the complete line of guides for a new generation of students.