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The Whale Story

Clip: Season 3 | 3m 2s

A fisherman experiences a moment of connection with a female humpback whale in the waters off of San Francisco. Is this an example of inter-species communication or a mysterious fluke? This true story is retold in paint on a 16 foot high wall with the help of the passing public in Seattle’s Cal Anderson Park. Directed by Tess Martin. More at

Aired: 04/07/14

Expired: 03/31/17

Rating: NR

Video has closed captioning.

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