What are the best books about dolphins, whales and other marine creatures?

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    #1Death at SeaWorld

    Death at SeaWorld

    Death at SeaWorld: Shamu and the Dark Side of Killer Whales in Captivity is a non-fiction book written by the New York Times bestselling author David Kirby. This book was published in 2012, and it highlights some debates about whale captivity.

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    Carol Gray
    Written on April 11, 2018
    "Well thank goodness I was looking for an adult not a child. This would not be kid safe. I think it may be an interesting read."
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    #2Operation Orca

    Operation Orca

    Operation Orca: Springer, Luna and the Struggle to Save West Coast Killer Whales is a non-fiction book written by Daniel Francis and Gil Hewlett. This book about animals and nature received the 2008 Foreword Magazine Nature Book of the Year Award.

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    Maricela Cervantes
    Written on April 6, 2018
    "i love animals"
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    #3The Dolphins of Pern

    The Dolphins of Pern

    The Dolphins of Pern is the 13th book in the Pern series. This fantasy fiction novel written by Anne McCaffrey tells the story of a dragon rider boy who gets the chance to have an encounter with wise dolphins.

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    Jane Carlson
    Written on April 16, 2018
    "If you like to read about dolphins and enjoy sci-fi novels, look no further. This is the 13th book in the Dragonriders of Pern series and I have to say, it's one of my favorites. McCaffrey portrays the dolphins as highly intelligent and compassionate towards humans, which is true in real life as well. I could reread this novel over and over again. "
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    #4Orcas of the Gulf

    Orcas of the Gulf

    Orcas of the Gulf: A Natural History by Gerard Gormley is a non-fiction book that tackles about the exploration of New England's waters and the whales and other realities of nature.

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    Ronald Tran
    Written on April 15, 2018
    "While the scope of this book is a bit limited, it's really good about what it's about. I learned more about Gulf orcas than I ever thought I'd have known in my life. Most of it is pretty damn interesting too. The book can get a bit dry at times, but overall it's very readable."
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    #5Killer in the Pool

    Killer in the Pool

    Killer In The Pool by Tim Zimmermann was originally published in 2016. The author of this book highlights the experiences and stress that the largest killer whale, Tilikum, has encountered.

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    Carol Guerrero
    Written on April 13, 2018
    "This book really puts into perspective just how cruel it is to keep whales in captivity. It's heartbreaking to think of how pathetic their lives become."
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    #6Beneath the Surface

    Beneath the Surface

    Beneath the Surface: Killer Whales, SeaWorld, and the Truth Beyond Blackfish is a non-fiction book written by John Hargrove and Howard Chua-Eoan. This book tackles the lives of the whales in the wild.

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    Brian Moore
    Written on April 7, 2018
    "There is that fascination I get when I read about marine creatures especially whales.Beneath the surface is one interesting book that have all the answers i need.it tackles the lives of whales in the wild in very interesting way."
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    #7Voices in the Ocean

    Voices in the Ocean

    Voices in the Ocean: A Journey into the Wild and Haunting World of Dolphins is a non-fiction book written by Susan Casey. This book highlights the world of dolphins.

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    Kevin Elliott
    Written on April 14, 2018
    "This is a great resource for nonfiction info on dolphins. I don't know how much you'll get out of it as far as whales and other marine creatures goes though."
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    #8The Whale

    The Whale

    The Whale: In Search of the Giants of the Sea is a non-fiction book written by Philip Hoare. The author highlights what he learned from his journey when he encountered these living animals.

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    Martha Olson
    Written on April 8, 2018
    "Amusing and informative this is . great book about marine creatures. If you can combine facts and poetry, then you win as an author. Maybe more people would learn things that way."
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    #9Dolphin Adventure (Dolphin)

    Dolphin Adventure (Dolphin)
    Dolphin Adventure (Dolphin) is a nonfiction children's book that features animals. Written by Wayne Grover, this book was published on July 5, 2000 by Greenwillow Books. It follows the story of Wayne as they swim with three dolphins.
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    Dorothy Wallace
    Written on May 8, 2018
    "Dolphins are great animals and reading about them would be just as great. I watched some movies about Dolphins, and I had a great time each time. Dolphins are known to be intelligent. So intelligent people would enjoy reading this book :). "
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    #10The White Seal

    The White Seal

    The White Seal is a classic fiction children's book written by Rudyard Kipling that was published on February 15, 2006 by Ideals Publications. It follows the story of Kotec, an adorable baby white seal.

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    Justin McDonald
    Written on May 19, 2018
    "The White Seal is a really amazing book for fans of wildlife. This book is about Kotec, who is a white baby seal! Join Kotec on his fun adventures today in this great book!"

Summary

Best What are the best books about dolphins, whales and other marine creatures
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Death at SeaWorldBooks 35 Paid
2Operation OrcaBooks 31 Paid
3The Dolphins of PernBooks 29 Paid
4Orcas of the GulfBooks 27 Paid
5Killer in the PoolBooks 25 Paid
6Beneath the SurfaceBooks 22 Paid
7Voices in the OceanBooks 17 Paid
8The WhaleBooks 13 Paid
9Dolphin Adventure (Dolphin)Books 0 Paid
10The White SealBooks 0 Paid
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