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Nova: Private Lives of Dolphins

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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 ...
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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.
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Special Features

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

  • Release Date: 11/14/2006
  • UPC: 783421312791
  • Original Release: 1992
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  • Source: Wgbh / Pbs
  • Region Code: 1
  • Language: English
  • Time: 56:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 63,553

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Stacy Keach Voice Only
Technical Credits
Mark J. Davis Director, Editor, Screenwriter
Paula S. Apsell Executive Producer
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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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Menu

Disc #1 -- NOVA: Private Lives of Dolphins
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   Scene Selection
   DVD-ROM Features
      This Disc Contains Special Features That Can Be Accessed From Your Computer's DVD-ROM Drive. Insert This Disc and Open the File "Start.html" With Your Web Browser to View: A link to the NOVA Web Site, pbs.org/nova
   Accessibility Options
   Other Products of Interest
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