Journey beyond the blue into the wonderful world of the speedy white-sided dolphin! Full-color photos bring readers face to face with this intelligent mammal. A labeled diagram and a chapter on size, shape, and color help readers identify the robust white-sided dolphin from beak to flukes. Students will also discover how this social hunter uses clicks and whistles to communicate with others and a melon to navigate EarthAs oceans. With so much to explore, readers will dream of riding waves with active white-sided dolphins! A facts page, bolded glossary terms, and an index supplement the easy-to-read chapter text. Checkerboard Library is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.Dolphins almost always give birth to just one baby at a time. The baby is called a calf. At birth, a white-sided calf measures up to 4 feet (1.2 m) long. An Atlantic white-sided calf weighs as much as 77 pounds (35 kg). A newborn Pacificanbsp;...
|Author||:||Megan M. Gunderson|
|Publisher||:||ABDO Publishing Company - 2010-09-01|