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    • The Killer Whale Who Changed the World

    • By: Mark Leiren-Young
    • Narrated by: Mark Leiren-Young
    • Length: 6 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    Killer whales had always been seen as bloodthirsty sea monsters. That all changed when a young killer whale was captured off the west coast of North America and displayed to the public in 1964. Moby Doll - as the whale became known - was an instant celebrity, drawing 20,000 visitors on the one and only day he was exhibited. He died within a few months, but his famous gentleness sparked a worldwide crusade that transformed how people understood and appreciated orcas.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fascinating from the first sentence.

    • By Dallas Winston 9 on 04-01-18

    Regular price: £14.29