Journals Higher Education

$29.95

Hardcover

This item is not yet published. It is available for pre-orders and will ship on 01 May 2018.

Notify Me When In Stock

392 Pages | 40 hts

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190673093


Also Available As:

Ebook


Bookseller Code (02)

Cover

Orca

How We Came to Know and Love the Ocean's Greatest Predator

Jason M. Colby

  • Explains how the capture and display of orcas helped transform the environmental politics of the Pacific Northwest and beyond
  • Shows how the captivity industry, now criticized as the enemy of orcas, helped generate the public affection and scientific study of killer whales and other cetaceans
  • Discusses the ongoing debate over dolphin/whale captivity and the future of SeaWorld and the oceanarium industry
  • Author has unusual access to sources, including oral histories, as his father was the last man to take Southern Resident killer whales into captivity
Share: