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How to track a killer whale

Duration: 02:18

Frozen Planet worked with expert Antarctic boat skippers and killer whale scientists to capture a remarkable behaviour – killer whales working in teams to generate waves that wash unsuspecting seals from ice floes. Before Frozen Planet this behaviour had only been witnessed a few times, but the team witnessed more than 22 separate attacks and got to know the pods of killer whales like old friends.

Available since: Tue 8 Nov 2011

Credits

Series Producer
Vanessa Berlowitz
Presenter
David Attenborough
Executive Producer
Alastair Fothergill
Composer
George Fenton

This clip is from

Frozen Planet To the Ends of the Earth

1/7 At the North Pole, the sun returns after six months of darkness.

First broadcast: 26 Oct 2011

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