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This Videographer Strikes Gold with a Dwarf Minke Whale

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This Videographer Strikes Gold with a Dwarf Minke Whale

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An experienced cinematographer hoping to capture close-up footage of dwarf minke whales has to rely on a trick or two to lure them close. The result is one of the best shots he's ever taken.

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Almost 60 years after his first visit to the Great Barrier Reef, Sir David Attenborough returns to explore the iconic coral kingdom, this time with new research equipment, highly specialized cameras, and a film crew ready to enter uncharted, unpredictable waters. Go behind the scenes as we show how David and his team of filmmakers and scientists shot the footage for this landmark series, a yearlong venture that placed them on remote islands, into shark-infested seas, and nearly 1,000 feet underwater, the deepest dive ever attempted on the reef.

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