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This is an auction for DOLPHIN DOLPHIN by Wade Doak.
" On an April day in 1975, a tribe of dolphins interrupted their journey up the east coast of northern New Zealand to frolic in the sea with a boatload of humans. They played games, acting with an indescribable good humor and ease. When the meeting was all over and Wade Doak had talked to his family and friends about it, a teasing thought began to intrude. Was it more than just a game? Were the dolphins ready and willing to meet humans, their peers in intellect, on an equal footing? Did they want to communicate with friends of another culture in the sea?..."

CONTENTS:

* Approaching the Ocean Nomads

- Seeds are sown

- Preparations

- Testing communication channels with common dolphins

* Delphinic Acceptance

- Interval: new preparations

- Meeting old friends

* Dolphin Approaches to Humankind

- The ambassadors

- Children of the Gods: a history of the DINTS

- Dolphins aid mariners

* With Larger Minds

- Meeting with bottlenose dolphins

- Simo and the keeper's wife

* Towards a Global Network

- Project expansion

- The film "Dolphin"

- Interlock accounts from surfers, swimmers and mariners

- Interlock Base II

- Playing with whales

- Cetacean intelligence and the ethics of killing them

- Dolphin journey

* Appendices

- Strandings

- Care of the dead

- Dog/dolphin episodes

- Iki: a lesson for mankind

- Scientific revolutions

- Reading list

- The Interlock theory and Gaia hypothesis

Large format hardback 1981.

245 pages.

Photographs throughout.

Very good condition.

The cost of shipping is $4.95, or $6.95 by tracked mail. If you are on rural delivery and want tracked mail, the shipping cost will be $9.95.

There is of course no charge for shipping if you collect this book from my shop in Palmerston North following the auction.

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  • tracked mail$6.95
  • tracked mail for Rural Delivery (RD)$9.95
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  • Seller location: Palmerston North, Manawatu, NZ

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