Nie-fiksie / Non-fiction: Diere / Animals
Nie-fiksie / Non-fiction - Diere / Animals
The is easy-to-use identification guide to the whales, dolphins and seals found in Southern African waters and the Southern Ocean is compact yet comprehensive. Close to 50 species occur in the region: from the demonstrative Humpback Whale and Dusky Dolphin to the striking Leopard Seal and massive Blue Whale. This book:
Covers key identification features, behaviour, diet and distribution
Includes best times and places to view more commonly seen species
Explains breaching, spyhopping, lob-tailing, bow-surfing, logging and other common behaviours
Features detailed illustrations of diagnostic characteristics
Includes the diving outlines, breathing 'blow' and tail shapes of common whales
Unpacks marine mammals' evolutionary background and remarkable adaptations to aquatic life.
An easy-to-use, beautifully illustrated guide to all the whale, dolphin and seal species in the region.