DISCOVER THE FASCINATING WORLD OF THE OCEAN'S MOST INTELLIGENT CREATURES IN "DOLPHINS: SPY IN THE POD" AIRING SATURDAY, MARCH 7 AT 8 PM ET/PT ON THE DISCOVERY CHANNEL
Spy Cameras Capture Spectacular, Never-Before-Seen Footage of
Spinner and Bottlenose Dolphins from Around the World
(Los Angeles, CA) - Explore the hidden world of the ocean's most intelligent creatures like never before in the U.S. premiere of the Discovery Channel/BBC co-production DOLPHINS: SPY IN THE POD, airing Saturday, March 7 at 8:00 PM ET/PT on the Discovery Channel. From the award-winning team behind "Penguins: Waddle All The Way," DOLPHINS: SPY IN THE POD takes viewers on an unforgettable, hour-long journey into the waters of Mozambique, Costa Rica, the Florida Keys, the Pacific Ocean and Shark Bay, Australia to discover the relationships and habits of bottlenose and spinner dolphins, some of the world's most playful, clever and beloved animals.
Using a new generation of cutting-edge, animatronic spy cameras disguised as sea creatures, DOLPHINS: SPY IN THE POD captures spectacular, never-before-seen footage of the dolphins in their natural habitat. These cameras, which included a robotic dolphin, nautilus, turtle, stingray and tuna, get within impressive proximity to the dolphins, providing viewers with an intimate, all-access view into their captivating lives and behavior including: the first-ever images from inside a spinner dolphin pod; exclusive film footage of a spinner dolphin leap; and stunning, never-before-seen footage of a dolphin superpod filling the ocean with glistening speech bubbles. Additionally, the underwater "Spy Nautilus" camera recorded rays, cobia fish and dolphins swimming together, capturing the first film footage of this gathering.
DOLPHINS: SPY IN THE POD is produced by John Downer Productions for BBC and Discovery Channel. For John Downer Productions, John Downer is series producer with Phil Dalton as producer. For Discovery Channel, Sarah Spaniolo is coordinating producer.
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Discovery Communications (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) is the world's #1 pay-TV programmer reaching nearly 3 billion cumulative subscribers in more than 220 countries and territories. For 30 years Discovery has been dedicated to satisfying curiosity and entertaining viewers with high-quality content through its global television brands, led by Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, Investigation Discovery and Science, as well as U.S. joint venture network OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network. Discovery controls Eurosport, the leading pan-regional sports entertainment destination across Europe, Asia Pacific, the Middle East and Africa. Discovery also is a leading provider of educational products and services to schools, including an award-winning series of K-12 digital textbooks, through Discovery Education, and a digital leader with a diversified online portfolio, including Discovery Digital Networks. For more information, please visit www.discoverycommunications.com.