Whales, dolphins and men (D)

United Kingdom, 1972

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Episode of Series “Horizon”.
Dolphins and whales share a common ancestor; yet dolphins are the darlings of the public, while whales are the victims of commercial exploitation. The dolphin is considered man’s friend and playmate, the whale continues to be a victim of exploitation and face a very real danger of extinction. Discusses scientific studies of these marine mammals. Note: Some scenes may be offensive to animal lovers.

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