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Orca : how we came to know and love the ocean's greatest predator / Jason M. Colby.

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Jefferson County Library-Windsor 599.536 COLBY (Text) 30065010094891 Non-Fiction Available -
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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"The most terrible jaws afloat" -- The old Northwest -- Griffin's quest -- Murray Newman and Moby Doll -- Namu's journey -- A boy and his whale -- Fishing for orcas -- Skana and the hippie -- the whales of Pender Harbour -- Supply and demand -- The white whale -- The Penn Cove roundup -- Whaling in the new Northwest -- Big government and big business -- The legend of Mike Bigg -- "All Hell broke loose" -- New frontiers -- Haida's song -- The legacy of capture -- Epilogue.
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Orcas are the most controversial display animal in history. But how did we come to care about them in the first place? Drawing upon previously unavailable documents and interviews, this book explores our love affair with killer whales, and its impact on science, the marine park industry, and modern environmentalism.
Subject: Killer whale.
Killer whale > Conservation.
Whaling > History.
Whales > Anecdotes.
Genre: Anecdotes.

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