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Dominica’s whales are being featured on BBC1 throughout the Month of August.

Three episodes of Ocean Giants – a nature documentary narrated by Stephen Fry and filmed by two of the worlds top underwater cameramen, Doug Allan (Plant Earth’s polar specialist) and Didier Noirot (Cousteau’s front-line cameraman) will be aired on BBC1 this month.

Ocean Giants grants a unique and privileged access into the magical world of whales and dolphins, uncovering the secrets of their lives as never before.

The Section featuring Dominica was filmed in the open water off the Dominican coast, in September 2010, with Scientist Shane Gero, an experienced whale expert, and local guides, Andrew Armour and Pernell Francis.

whale watching in DominicaPhotos by chrissie64 via flickr

The series gives us an insight to this group of animals which evoke such strong emotions, demonstrate a level of intelligence second only to us, and humble us with their gigantic presence. OCEAN GIANTS is expected to blow the audience away with its extraordinary revelations and dramatic encounters, from fighting humpback whales to alien-like talking river dolphins.

Do not miss this wonderful Documentary Series which airs on Sunday August 14, 21 and 28th on BBC1 at 9pm. For repeats please check

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