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The killer whale who changed the world  Cover Image Book Book

The killer whale who changed the world

Leiren-Young, Mark (author.).


Summary: The story of Moby Doll, the first publicly exhibited captive killer whale, and how he changed the way people saw killer whales and sparked the movement to save them.

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  • ISBN: 9781771641937
  • ISBN: 1771641932
  • ISBN: 9781771641944
  • Physical Description: print
    x, 188 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Vancouver : David Suzuki Institute : Greystone Books, [2016]

Contents / Notes

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 187-188).
Formatted Contents Note: Loomings -- The sea beast -- Save the whale -- Canada's Captain Ahab -- A living nightmare -- The terrible struggle -- The pugnacious, dangerous monster -- Superpod -- From Moby Dick to Moby Doll -- Million-dollar baby -- The ultimate exhibit -- Feeding time -- The blackfish gold rush -- The first orca -- The whale who changed the world
Subject: Moby Doll (Whale)
Moby Doll (Whale)
Killer whale British Columbia History
Killer whale Conservation History
Captive marine mammals British Columbia History
Captive marine mammals History
Aquatic animal welfare British Columbia History
Aquatic animal welfare History
Animal rights History
Moby Doll (Baleine)
Orque Colombie-Britannique Histoire
Orque Conservation Histoire
Mammifères marins en captivité Colombie-Britannique Histoire
Mammifères marins en captivité Histoire
Faune aquatique Protection Colombie-Britannique Histoire
Faune aquatique Protection Histoire
Animaux Droits Histoire

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