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Baleen

Acclaimed author and whale-watcher Philip Hoare takes us into the world of baleen whales, the largest animals ever to have lived.

With plates of bristly baleen instead of teeth with which they filter their food, blue whales, fin whales and humpback whales swim the Atlantic. Hoare shows us how to identify whales from their tails or flukes, and explores the strange shared history between humans and whales.

10 minutes

Last on

Sat 14 Aug 2010 20:50

Credits

Role Contributor
PresenterPhilip Hoare
ProducerMartin Rosenbaum

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