Can Squid Fly?: Answers to a Host of Fascinating Questions about the Sea

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9781574093063: Can Squid Fly?: Answers to a Host of Fascinating Questions about the Sea

Using the same question-and-answer format of his highly successful first book Do Whales Get the Bends? marine expert Tony Rice sets out to answer another selection of general interest questions about the sea, the bounty of the life within it and the forces surrounding it.

Where and what is the Bermuda Triangle?
Do sea wasps sting?
Why is a ship's control room called a bridge?
What is the Great Pacific Garbage Patch?
What causes the Northern/Southern Lights?

Written in the same entertaining style as the first book, and once again illustrated with black and white line drawings, Can Squid Fly? answers these and many more intriguing questions. for anyone with an interest in the sea, this is a feast of facts and figures to satisfy the curious mind--a delightful bunkside or armchair read.

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About the Author:

Tony Rice is a retired marine biologist who now spends a good deal of his time lecturing on the sea and its many phenomena to cruise ship passengers. He has also appeared on TV shows and radio programs. He is the author of Do Whales Get the Bends?, also published by Sheridan House.

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A valuable and often fascinating volume. This is an excellent purchase - and good value. (Nautical Magazine)

This book records over 100 of the most frequently asked sea-related questions in an informal and light-hearted and manner. It would make a perfect present for older children and adults alike. (Lifeboat)

I recommend that you delve in as it won't disappoint. (Ocean Challenge)

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