You slip over the side of your boat, diving deep into the watery realm of the Earth's largest creature. Then the whale starts to sing, just feet away from you. You record the sounds, hoping one day to understand their language.
Meet these intelligent, social creatures in their natural habitat, learn about the different kinds of whales; discover how we can help them, and how we can protect their environment.
In the "Face to Face With Animals" series, National Geographic experts take you into the wild! Go behind the scenes with the people who research and photograph wild animals.
Each book includes "Tips from the experts", a "facts at a glance" reference section, a scientific experiment, a glossary, and a "find out more" section all stimulate participation.
"Out of a windless August night A luna
moth in ghostly light Beat softly on my window screen Tick-tick-ticking-all silver green. She whispered secrets in my ear I am but a stranger here. The stars are scrawled across the sky ...
Swim with sharks! Dive with dolphins! Stroll the
beach with penguins! Young readers will joyfully immerse themselves in this awesome adventure at sea, in which stunning National Geographic photos reveal hidden worlds of action and beauty. We meet 30 favorite ...
Great herds of zebra thundering across the African
plain... fragile butterflies traveling unbelievable distances... family groups of whales coursing through the waves. Many kinds of animals make annual migrations, and their stories reveal incredible strength and will to survive. These ...