Closer to the Great Whales
ISBN10: 0764335073 ISBN13: 9780764335075 Publisher: Schiffer Pub Ltd Published: Jul 28 2010 Pages: 80 Weight: 0.75lbs. Height: 8.00" Width: 9.00" Depth: 0.50" Language: English
Fascinating color photos let you see whales in their natural habitat. Learn about their behavior, external anatomy, and physical features. Discussed in the text are the humpback, minke, finback, and the rarely seen right whales, baleen whales that eat by taking in thousands of gallons of water and schools of fish or plankton and filtering the water through the baleen. Discover their behaviors, including breaching, lob tailing, and flipper slapping. This book is a fascinating look at the largest mammals to roam the Earth today.