Practical and portable, this is the ultimate field guide to the world's cetaceans
Mark Carwardine is a zoologist, writer, radio and TV presenter, wildlife photographer, wildlife tour operator and an active and outspoken conservationist, with a special interest in cetaceans. His TV series include BBC's Last Chance to See with Stephen Fry, and for many years he presented the weekly half-hour programme Nature on BBC Radio 4. Mark has been writing a monthly column in BBC Wildlife magazine since 2004, is Contributing Editor of Wanderlust magazine, and has written more than 50 books on wildlife and conservation, including many about whales. He has been studying, observing and photographing whales, dolphins and porpoises around the world for more than 30 years.
A dazzling and epic achievement. Everyone who loves the sea and what's in it should own this book. -- Bill Bryson