Dolphins: Close Encounters

Additional Web and Print Resources

Online Resources

We recommend these Web sites for those interested in the subjects shown on the program. All links are valid as of August 11, 2000.

Cetacea
www.cetacea.org/index.htm
Background information on every species of whale, dolphin, and porpoise known to humankind.

Dances with Dolphins

http://goaustralia.about.com/travel/goaustralia/library/weekly/

Travelogue about the dolphins at Monkey Mia, Australia.

Bottlenose Dolphin
www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/whales/species/Bottledolphin.shtml
Facts and figures from Enchanted Learning.

Dolphin Echolocation
www.inkokomo.com/dolphin/echolocation.html
A brief guide to dolphin biosonar from THE GREENPEACE BOOK OF DOLPHINS.

David’s Dolphin Images

http://neptune.atlantis-intl.com/dolphins/

Images of many kinds of dolphins.

The Dolphin Project
www.dolphinproject.org/
Animal rights campaigner Ric O’Barry’s site.

DolphinCam at the Monkey Mia Visitor Centre

http://www.naturebase.net/webcams/dolphincam.html

Sea what these captive dolphins are up to.

Print Resources

For those interested in learning more about the subjects shown in DOLPHINS: CLOSE ENCOUNTERS, we recommend the following books:

Catton, Chris. DOLPHINS. New York: St. Martins, 1995.

Ellis, Richard. DOLPHINS AND PORPOISES. New York: Knopf, 1989.

Howard, Carol. DOLPHIN CHRONICLES: A FASCINATING, MOVING TALE OF ONE WOMAN’S QUEST TO UNDERSTAND — AND COMMUNICATE WITH — THE SEA’S MOST MYSTERIOUS CREATURES. New York: Bantam Doubleday, 1996.

O’Barry, Richard. BEHIND THE DOLPHIN SMILE. Berkley Pub Group, 1991.

O’Barry, Richard. TO FREE A DOLPHIN. Renaissance Books, 2000.

Pascoe, Elaine. ANIMAL INTELLIGENCE: WHY IS THIS DOLPHIN SMILING? Portland, OR: Blackbirch, 1998.

Pryor, Karen and Kenneth Norris. DOLPHIN SOCIETIES: DISCOVERIES AND PUZZLES. San Francisco: University of California Press, 1991.

Reynolds, John E. THE BOTTLENOSE DOLPHIN: BIOLOGY AND CONSERVATION. St. Petersburg, FL: University of Florida Press, 2000.

Thompson, Paul. BOTTLENOSE DOLPHINS. New York: Voyageur, 1994.