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Shark Calling

Duration: 02:53

In the Islands off Papua New Guinea, Blais is known as a ‘sorcerer of the sea’. He’s one of the last so-called shark callers – a traditional hunting technique steeped in superstition. In the past, Blais would’ve killed the shark for food, but today, he lets it go free.

Available since: Fri 14 Jan 2011

Credits

Series Producer
Dale Templar
Narrator
John Hurt
Producer
Tom Hugh-Jones

This clip is from

Human Planet Oceans - Into the Blue

1/8 Film about how humans exploit the sea's riches with great ingenuity and bravery.

First broadcast: 13 Jan 2011

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