The Great whales

United States, 1978

Film
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Once feared and hunted, the whale has become a fascinating subject for study. Whale anatomy, communication and migration patterns are discussed in this revealing look at the largest animal on earth.

Credits

producer/director

Nicolas Noxon

production company

National Geographic Society

Language

English

Duration

00:59:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

33780

Subject categories

Animals & Wildlife → Animal behavior

Animals & Wildlife → Animal communication

Animals & Wildlife → Aquatic mammals

Animals & Wildlife → Marine fauna

Animals & Wildlife → Whales

Animals & Wildlife → Whales - Behavior

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Marine fauna

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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