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Freediving with whales

Duration: 02:00

For only a few weeks each year, humpbacks migrate to a remote corner of the Caribbean to flirt, fight and give birth. Tanya Streeter can hold her breath for over six minutes, long enough to swim completely submerged alongside the whales. The sequence gives a great sense of scale, showing the huge size of these huge but gentle creatures.

Available since: Wed 3 Jun 2009

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Diving with Whales

Tanya Streeter plunges into the greatest whale-watching spectacle on the planet.

First broadcast: 27 Jul 2007

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