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Author McLeish, Todd.

Title Narwhals : arctic whales in a melting world / Todd McLeish.

Publisher Seattle, Wash. : University of Washington Press, c2013.
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Description x, 206 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Summary Narwhals thrive in the fjords and inlets of northern Canada and Greenland. Todd McLeish travels high above the Arctic circle to meet teams of scientific researchers studying the narwhal's life cycle and the mysteries of its tusk.
Note "A Samuel and Althea Stroum book."
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. 191-198) and index.
Contents First encounter -- Whale spotting -- A symphony of moos -- The inside-out tooth -- Mythology -- Melting ice -- Greenland -- Subsistence -- Muktuk -- To the East -- Playing catch -- Gaining ground -- Looking ahead.
Subject Narwhal.
Call # 599.543 MCLEISH
ISBN 9780295992648 (hc.)
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