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They have a bony skeleton with a backbone, and their lower jaw, made of one bone, hinges directly onto the skull. Whales, dolphins and porpoises is an introductory guide that offers enlightening information to 96 species of cetacea, some of which can be spotted on whaling watching tours and expeditions. Whales, dolphins, and porpoises of the western north atlantic a guide to their identification language. Discover delightful childrens books with prime book box, a subscription that. Books about whales, dolphins and various marine animals. Smithsonian handbooks whales dolphins and porpoises. Its small, but very thorough like all dksmithsonian books. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Whales, juvenile literature, porpoises, dolphins, cetacea.

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