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Duration: 1 hour

Documentary telling the story of the most extraordinary experiment in the history of animal science. In the 1960s a powerful and charismatic scientist flooded a house. He then invited a young woman to live there full-time with a dolphin. Their intention was the ultimate in animal research - they wanted to teach the dolphin to speak English. What happened next would change all their lives. For the first time those involved in the experiment reveal the secrets of the Dolphin House.

Last on

Thu 19 Jun 2014 23:00 BBC Four

Credits

Executive Producer
Mark Hedgecoe

Broadcasts

BBC Nature: Dolphins

Dolphins

Whales, dolphins and porpoises belong to the order Cetacea.

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