Return of the sea elephant

United States, 1974

Film
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Episode of Series “The Undersea World of Jacques Cousteau”.
On the island of Guadalupe, 130 miles off the west coast of Mexico, there is a colony of unique aquatic mammals, the nosed sea elephants. On this trip, Cousteau and the crew of the Calypso examine the habits of these unusual animals and try to gather information as to the size of the herd, whether new colonies are forming and where they go in their seven months at sea. With Jacques Cousteau and narrated by Rod Serling.

Credits

producer

Jacques-Yves Cousteau

production company

Churchill Films

Wolper Productions

Language

English

Duration

00:20:00:00

Colour

Colour

Production places
United States
Production dates
1974

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

31621

Subject categories

Animals & Wildlife → Animals

Animals & Wildlife → Aquatic mammals

Animals & Wildlife → Elephant seals

Animals & Wildlife → Marine biology

Animals & Wildlife → Marine fauna

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Marine fauna

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Marine biology

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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