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Author Whitehead, Hal, author.

Title The cultural lives of whales and dolphins / Hal Whitehead and Luke Rendell.

Publication Info. Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 2015.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    599.5 WHI    Available
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    599.5 WHI    Available
 PAS Hill Avenue Branch Non-Fiction    599.5 WHI    Available
Description 417 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Culture in the ocean? -- Culture? -- Mammals of the ocean -- Song of the whale -- What the dolphins do -- Mother cultures of the large toothed whales -- How do they do it? -- Is this evidence for culture? -- How the whales got culture -- Whale culture and whale genes -- The implications of Culture: ecosystems, individuals, stupidity, and conservation -- The cultural whales: how we see them and how we treat them -- This book came from and is built on...
Subject Whales.
Social behavior in animals.
Animal communication.
Added Author Rendell, Luke, 1973- author.
ISBN 9780226895314 (cloth : alk. paper)
0226895319 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780226187426 (e-book)

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