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Natural World

2007-2008

Episode 6: Saved by Dolphins

Duration: 49 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC One South West

Documentary. Since ancient times, there have been legends of dolphins rescuing humans at sea. Two recent cases where swimmers were rescued from sharks by dolphins seem to show that the legends are true. Dramatisations from the Red Sea and New Zealand's North Island help scientists analyse what makes dolphins take pity on humans. Show less

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