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Beneath the surface : killer whales, SeaWorld, and the truth beyond Blackfish / John Hargrove with Howard Chua-Eoan.

Hargrove, John (Animal trainer), author. (Author). Chua-Eoan, Howard, author. (Added Author).
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Waterloo-Grant Township Public Library - Waterloo 599.53 HAR (Text) 30090000716329 Non-Fiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781250081407
  • ISBN: 1250081408
  • Physical Description: ix, 273 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Edition: First St. Martin's Griffin edition.
  • Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Griffin, 2016.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 267-268) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Prologue -- Monsters and other people -- The fantasy kingdom of SeaWorld -- The education of an orca trainer -- "In the care of man" -- Elegy of the killer whale -- The natural and unnatural history of the orca -- Treasure -- Getting with the artificial program -- The dark side -- Losing my religion -- Leap of faith -- A vision for the future -- Epilogue : Life without Takara -- Afterword -- Acknowledgments -- Bibliography -- Index.
Summary, etc.: A first-hand account of the lives of captive killer whales by one of the most experienced orca trainers to emerge from SeaWorld and the star of the popular documentary "Blackfish."
Subject: Killer whale.
Killer whale > Habitat.
Captive marine mammals.
Aquatic animal welfare.
Sea World.

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