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The Dolphins of Shark Bay

Episode 6 of 14

A film providing a rare insight into the lives of bottlenose dolphins. A baby dolphin's mother must use all her skills to keep her newborn safe from sharks.

A dolphin is about to be born in the treacherous waters of Shark Bay in Western Australia. Puck, the wise mother, must use all her skills to keep her newborn safe from the sharks that sweep into the bay every year. With the help of her close-knit family of females, she must teach the vulnerable baby dolphin the secrets of survival. From whistling to her unborn calf to the first few hours of baby Samu's life and the struggles her eldest son faces leaving home, this film provides a rare insight into the lives of bottlenose dolphins.

59 minutes

Credits

Role Contributor
Executive Producer Sarah Cunliffe
Executive Producer Tim Martin
Director Nick Stringer

Broadcasts

  • Wed 3 Nov 2010 20:00
  • Sat 27 Nov 2010 02:20
  • Mon 3 Jan 2011 19:00
  • Sat 8 Jan 2011 18:00
  • Mon 28 Mar 2011 19:00
  • Tue 29 Nov 2011 19:00
  • Wed 30 Nov 2011 00:50
  • Sat 16 Feb 2013 17:00
  • Sat 14 Jun 2014 22:30
  • Fri 2 Sep 2016 01:00
  • Sun 7 May 2017 13:00
  • Sun 29 Oct 2017 21:00
  • Sat 1 Sep 2018 11:00
  • Sun 26 Jan 2020 20:00