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Dolphin Rescue

A True Story

By Jinny Johnson

  • Paperback
  • £5.99

Keep wildlife in the wild! Support the Born Free charity and join Virginia McKenna and her team behind the scenes in this full colour gift book about an amazing dolphin rescue.

Keep wildlife in the wild! Join Born Free behind the scenes of an amazing dolphin rescue.

Tom and Misha were just six years old when they were caught from the wild in the Aegean Sea. For the next five years they were kept at a small dolphinarium on the Mediterranean coast. Then they were taken to southern Turkey where they were kept in a small, crumbling pool.

Luckily this came to Born Free's attention and a team of experts flew to Turkey to rescue Tom and Misha. After so long in captivity the dolphins had to be taught basic survival skills - like how to avoid sharks and catch fish. After nearly two years of careful preparation the gate to their sea pen was finally opened for the first time and the two dolphins swam to freedom.

Now Born Free invite you to share in their incredible story.

Biographical Notes

Jinny Johnson has written many non-fiction titles, including Children's Guide to Sea Creatures, What's it Like to Be a Bee? Rainforest, and Atlas of Animals. She has also worked with Steve Backshall on his Deadly series. She is a Fellow of the Zoological Society of London.

The Born Free Foundation is a dynamic international wildlife charity, founded in 1984 by the actors Bill Travers MBE and Virginia McKenna OBE, stars of the iconic film Born Free, and their son, Will Travers OBE, the charity's President. Born Free takes action worldwide to save lives, stop suffering and protect species in the wild.

Visit their website at http://www.bornfree.org.uk/, join their 35,000 followers on Twitter @BFFoundation and like them on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/bornfreefoundation.

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9781444014891
  • Publication date: 02 Jul 2015
  • Page count: 80
  • Imprint: Orion Children's Books
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