Dolphin Mysteries

  • by Kathleen M. Dudzinski, Toni Frohoff
  • Narrated by Kym Dakin-Neal
  • 6 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Dolphins have fascinated humans for millennia, giving rise to an abundance of stories and myths about them, yet the actual details of their lives in the sea have remained elusive. In this enthralling book, Kathleen M. Dudzinski and Toni Frohoff take us into the dolphins' aquatic world to witness firsthand how they live their lives, communicate, and interact with one another and with other species, including people.
Kathleen M. Dudzinski and Toni Frohoff are scientists who have collectively dedicated more than 40 years to studying dolphins below the ocean's surface, frequently through a close-up underwater lens. Drawing on their own experiences and on up-to-the-minute research, the authors show that dolphins are decidedly not just members of a group but distinct individuals, able to communicate with one another and with humans. Dudzinski and Frohoff introduce a new way of looking at, and listening to, the vocabulary of dolphins in the sea, and they even provide an introductory "dolphin dictionary", listing complex social signals that dolphins use to share information among themselves and with people. Unveiling an intimate and scientifically accurate portrait of dolphins, this book will appeal to everyone who has wanted a closer glimpse into the hearts and minds of these amazing creatures. The book is published by Yale University Press.

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What the Critics Say

"A fascinating journey into the complex social, emotional, and cognitive world of dolphins. Everyone who is interested in animal behavior should read this wonderful book." (Temple Grandin, Ph.D., author of Animals in Translation)

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Great book narration mechanical

Fantastic book full of facts and fascinating subject matter. Narration though sounded like a sat nav very mechanical and robotic
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- E H.

Thoroughly Enlightening, a great book:-)

Well read, so full of information, I intend to get the hardcopy aswell, a fascinating insight into the lives and skills of Cetaceans.
Essential reading. Not just once, but many times. Thrilled to have found it on audio, def want the book or kindle download.

So well written it doesn't conflict with existing information available, it confirms knowledge in depth. I am a Cetacean defender, so to be fair, it might not be everyones ideal read as it is a reference book, but if you love and care for Dolphins it's worth trying to fully understand them.
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- Frankimunk

Book Details

  • Release Date: 14-12-2010
  • Publisher: University Press Audiobooks