The Dolphin Defender
Additional Web and Print Resources

WEB SITES

Blue Voice
http://www.bluevoice.org
Learn more about Hardy Jones’s work to protect dolphins.

Center for Whale Research
http://www.whaleresearch.com/index.html
View orcas in their natural habitat in the Orcacam. Learn more about the Southern Residents, the orca population in Puget Sound.

Former Japanese Fisherman’s Ecotour Could Change a Deadly Way of Life
http://www.hsus.org/marine_mammals/marine_mammals_news/former_japanese_fishermans
_ecotour_could_change_a_deadly_way_of_life.html
Izumi Ishii, a former dolphin hunter in Futo, Japan, now leads dolphin-watching tours.

Dolphin Hunt to Dolphin Watch
http://www.outdoorjapan.com/features/ojfeature-bluevoice-futo.html
Find out how you can join Izumi Ishii’s dolphin-watching tour in Futo, Japan.

American Cetacean Society
http://www.acsonline.org/index.html
Explore facts, figures, and more on whales and dolphins.

Marine Attractions: Below the Surface
http://www.sun-sentinel.com/news/custom/interactivefeature/sfl-marine-capture,0,4194929.flash?coll=sfla-home-dots-utility
An interactive by the ORLANDO SUN-SENTINEL explains how dolphins are captured for marine attractions.

Dolphins and the Law: A Worldwide Timeline
http://www.wspa-usa.org/pages/319_dolphins_and_the_law_a_worldwide_timeline_.cfm
Read a legal review from the World Society for the Protection of Animals.

Dolphin Mystery: What’s Killing Firstborn Calves?
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2004/01/0112_040108_tvbottlenosedolphin.html
Read this article and investigate up-to-date research from National Geographic News.

NATURE: Dolphin: Close Encounters
http://www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/dolphins/
Discover the remarkable complexity of dolphin communication. Find out about the controversy surrounding captive dolphins.

BOOKS

Mann, Janet. CETACEAN SOCIETIES: FIELD STUDIES OF DOLPHINS AND WHALES. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2000.

Pryor, Karen. DOLPHIN SOCIETIES: DISCOVERIES AND PUZZLES. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1998.

Reynolds, John. THE BOTTLENOSE DOLPHIN: BIOLOGY AND CONSERVATION. Jacksonville: University Press of Florida, 2000.

Smolker, Rachel. TO TOUCH A WILD DOLPHIN: A JOURNEY OF DISCOVERY WITH THE SEA’S MOST INTELLIGENT CREATURES. New York: Anchor, 2002.

Taylor, Scott. SOULS IN THE SEA: DOLPHINS, WHALES, AND HUMAN DESTINY. San Francisco: Frog, 2003.

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