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3 edition of whale people. found in the catalog.

whale people.

Roderick Langmere Haig-Brown

whale people.

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Published by Collins in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Indians of North America -- Fishing -- Juvenile literature.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDrawings by Mary Weiler.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.H126 Wh
    The Physical Object
    Pagination184 p.
    Number of Pages184
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5873729M
    LC Control Number63001617
    OCLC/WorldCa2083390

    Which whale has the biggest baby? Not surprisingly perhaps, the biggest mothers on earth give birth to the biggest babies. A newborn blue whale is 23 feet (7m) long and weighs up to three tons (lbs or kg),which is about the size of a full grown hippo! For the first six or seven months of life, a baby blue whale drinks about gallons ( liters) of his or her mom's fat .   Here's what I'm also sure about: You absolutely should read The Fish That Ate the Whale: The Life and Times of America's Banana King, by Rich Cohen.” — Mark Bazer, WBEZ “Cohen's piercing portrait is not glossy; it is a gritty, behind-the-scenes look at how Zemurray was able to do what he did/5(10).


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