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Of Orcas and Men|David Neiwert
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Orcas are one of earth's most intelligent animals. Benign and gentle, with their own languages and cultures, orcas' amazing capacity for long-term memory and, arguably, compassion, makes the ugly story of the captive-orca industry especially damning. In Of Orcas and Men, a marvelously compelling mix of cultural history, environmental reporting, and scientific research, David Neiwert explores how this extraordinary species has come to capture our imaginations--and the catastrophic environmental consequences of that appeal. In the tradition of Barry Lopez's classic Of Wolves and Men, David Neiwert's book is a powerful tribute to one of the animal kingdom's most remarkable members.

  • ISBN-13: 9781468313024
  • ISBN-10: 1468313029
  • Publisher: Harry N. Abrams
  • Publish Date: May 2016
  • Dimensions: 7.9 x 5.3 x 0.9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.7 pounds
  • Page Count: 320