This classic adventure story will delight anyone who loves animals and the sea. Lads Before the Wind is also the most readable book written on the new science of training and communicating with positive reinforcemnet.
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First published in 1975 by Harper & Row, this updated and expanded edition of Lads Before the Wind: Diary of a Dolphin Trainer relates ethologist Karen Pryor's vivid and engaging adventures with dolphins from the early '60s to the present day. Considered a pioneer in dolphin behavioral and communication training, Pryor (Nursing Your Baby; Don't Shoot the Dog!) takes the reader behind the scenes of her scientific research and to Brazil, where she meets fishermen who work symbiotically with dolphins to drive fish to their nets. B&w photos throughout.
Copyright 2001 Cahners Business Information, Inc.From Library Journal:
Pryor, a recognized expert in dolphin training, has developed many of the animal-friendly methods that have become standards. In this enlarged edition of her 1975 original, she describes her early days in the field and how that evolved into her later research in animal communication.
Copyright 2001 Reed Business Information, Inc.
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Book Description Sunshine Books, Inc., 2000. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 1890948047
Book Description Sunshine Books, Inc., 2004. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 4th Expanded. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX1890948047
Book Description Sunshine Books, 2000. Paperback. Book Condition: Brand New. revised edition. 340 pages. 8.00x5.50x1.00 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # zk1890948047
Book Description Sunshine Books, Inc., 2000. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P111890948047