2018-11-15 Trailer for "The Secret Lives of the Humpbacks" Print E-mail

After eight years of underwater filming and four years of aerial footage, the 43-minute documentary "The Secret Lives of the Humpbacks" is completed. The film is a sequel to the award winning "Where the Whales Sing". See trailer below.

Narrated by two Bermuda school children, the film aspires to educate and inspire the younger generations to care for the ocean surrounding them. The film will be shown in primary and secondary school around Bermuda as well as on CITV and online in 2019.

Be a supporter of "The Secret Lives of the Humpbacks"! We are looking for private and corporate donors to help make our efforts go even further and reach more people. Our environment is at risk. The key to protecting nature is knowledge. This is your chance to be part of a wonderful project!

We are looking specifically for a corporate sponsor to match the Atlantic Conservation Partnership's major contribution. The Government of Bermuda has also contributed financially towards the making of the film.

Please contact Andrew Stevenson on Messenger or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it if you wish to make a difference by supporting this documentary or go directly to the Bermuda Zoological Society website: https://bamz.org/conserve/humpback-whale-project

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Note: Andrew Stevenson has a research permit from the Government of Bermuda, Department of Environment and Natural Resources to undertake his cetacean research and filmmaking as well as a commercial Small Unmanned Aircraft (drone) license from the Bermuda Civil Aviation Authority for the aerial footage.

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The whales sing, not because they have an answer, they sing because they have a song.

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Fast Fact

Baleen whales are filter feeders. Baleen are plates of fingernail-like material that look like toothbrush bristles hanging from the top of the mouth. Baleen whales have no teeth. How does a baleen whale eat without teeth? As it opens its mouth to take in water and food, throat grooves under the jaw expand allowing in more prey. The mouth is closed and the water is strained or filtered out through the baleen with a push of the tongue. The food is trapped inside and swallowed whole.

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