By Sy Montgomery
By way of the acclaimed writer of The Soul of an Octopus and the bestselling memoir The reliable sturdy Pig.
When Sy Montgomery ventured into the Amazon to free up the mysteries of the littleknown crimson dolphins, she chanced on historic whales that plied the Amazon River at sunrise and nightfall, swam via treetops in flooded forests, and played underwater ballets with their versatile our bodies. yet she quickly figured out that to understand the botos, because the dolphins are in the neighborhood referred to as, you need to additionally be aware of the folks who reside between them.
And so in Journey of the purple Dolphins, Montgomery—part naturalist, half poet, half Indiana Jones—winds her approach via watery tributaries and riverside villages, looking for botos and listening to the stories of locals who think those airy dolphins are shape-shifters—creatures that emerge from the water as wonderfully dressed males or girls purely to enchant their human onlookers, seize their souls, after which hold them away to the Encante, an underwater global. Montgomery takes readers on 4 separate trips, exploring the river-dwelling dolphins’ common historical past, chronicling their conservation pressures, unraveling their prehistoric roots, and traveling with shamans who delve into the Encante.
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