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Published: Jul 1 2002
Size: 6 x 9
Illustrations: 40 b&w halftones, 13 illustrations, 1 diagram
Cara M. Gubbins
Author of the popular biweekly column "Naturally Speaking" for the Hilton Head Island Packet, Cara Gubbins holds a Ph.D. in ecology, evolution, and conservation biology from the University of Nevada at Reno. Gubbins's research has been featured on CNN's "Science and Technology Week," the Discovery Channel, and National Geographic specials. Results of her work are regularly reported in the print media as well as in international scientific journals. Gubbins lives in Valrico, Florida.
"The Dolphins of Hilton Head is written for the millions of us who watch with fascination as bottlenose dolphins cruise along our beaches from New Jersey to California. . . This book is for anyone that enjoys looking out to sea, or understanding nature, but it should be the beach book of 2003."—Whales Alive!
"Black-and-white photographs enhance the adventurous and detailed 'reader friendly' text, making The Dolphins of Hilton Head a truly exciting account which is most especially recommended for marine wildlife students in general, and dolphin enthusiasts in particular."—Bookwatch
"Fascinated by the form and behavior of bottlenose dolphins, we've come to know much about them, but our understanding is still far from complete. Cara Gubbins devoted years of careful study to broaden that understanding for all of us who are stewards of these and other marine animals."—David J. St. Aubin, Director of Research and Veterinary Services, Mystic Aquarium and Institute for Exploration
First-runner up, Florida Writer's Association book awards.
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