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Inside the killer whale matriarchy - Darren Croft

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Pods of killer whales inhabit the waters of every major ocean on Earth. Each family is able to survive thanks mainly to one member, its most knowledgeable hunter: the grandmother. These matriarchs can live 80 years or more and their expertise can mean the difference between life and death for their families. Darren Croft details the lives of killer whales and the dangers facing their survival.

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Meet The Creators

  • Educator Darren Croft
  • Director Rémi Cans
  • Narrator Addison Anderson
  • Art Director Rémi Cans
  • Animator Dabid Pascual
  • Illustrator Nathalie Ragondet
  • Sound Designer Fabien Bolzinger
  • Composer Fabien Bolzinger
  • Collaborator Michael Weiss
  • Content Producer Gerta Xhelo
  • Editorial Producer Alex Rosenthal
  • Associate Producer Bethany Cutmore-Scott
  • Associate Editorial Producer Elizabeth Cox
  • Fact-Checker Francisco Diez

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