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Lily, A Gray Whale's Odyssey

Up to 1,000 Dolphins and Whales Die in Fishing Nets Every Day Worldwide

In 2010 a horrifically entangled Gray Whale nicknamed Lily made national headlines when she stranded herself inside of Dana Point Harbor. Capt. Dave was hands-on with Lily’s disentanglement and authored the book, Lily, A Gray Whale’s Odyssey, a magnificent photographic journey of a gray whale’s migration based on her true story.

Imagine if a whale could talk and tell you about their life, about their incredible journey on one of the longest migrations of any mammal on earth. Imagine that journey is an odyssey filled with horrific dangers and a beauty that hearkens back to creation. And what if you could see all of this through hundreds of real life photographs.

"Lily", with foreword by Jean-Michel Cousteau, creates an odyssey of discovery, wondering, and learning for both adults and children.

This award winning book features:

  • A timeless story inspired by multiple true events
  • A photography book filled with stunningly beautiful and unusual photographs of whales and dolphins.
  • A text book on gray whales full of facts, information, maps and photographs
  • A detailed account of a whale disentanglement

Preview pages from Lily, A Gray Whale's Odyssey.

Purchase Capt. Dave's award winning book online at our Tales from the Pod store or by calling (949) 488-2828.

Half of the proceeds from sales of this book are dontated to charity.

Your support goes to help children in need and to help protect dolphins and whales.