Nova: Private Lives of Dolphins

Nova: Private Lives of Dolphins

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Director: Mark J. Davis

Cast: Mark J. Davis, Stacy Keach

     
 

Like humans, dolphins have large brains and a complex social structure. In this Nova documentary, Private Lives of Dolphins, we see footage of behavior never witnessed before. While the privacy of dolphins at research stations in Florida and Australia may not be as secluded as in the open seas, we do get a glimpse of their behavior in the wild. In addition, theSee more details below

Overview

Like humans, dolphins have large brains and a complex social structure. In this Nova documentary, Private Lives of Dolphins, we see footage of behavior never witnessed before. While the privacy of dolphins at research stations in Florida and Australia may not be as secluded as in the open seas, we do get a glimpse of their behavior in the wild. In addition, the dolphin's relationship with humans is closely examined. This fascinating study of the dolphin's intelligence, and their interactions with both their own kind and with us, furnishes the viewer with a unique insight into the development of the mammalian brain.

Product Details

Release Date:
11/14/2006
UPC:
0783421312791
Original Release:
1992
Rating:
NR
Source:
Wgbh / Pbs
Region Code:
1
Time:
0:56:00
Sales rank:
51,868

Special Features

Access to the NOVA web site; Scene selection; Closed captions

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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- NOVA: Private Lives of Dolphins
1. Introduction [:44]
2. How Much Like Us Are They? [8:53]
3. Capture and Release [12:21]
4. Small Communities [14:40]
5. Synchronous Behavior [9:56]
6. Understanding Alliances [9:01]

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