Big Blue Live

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Big Blue Live is a live television and online event celebrating some of the world’s most amazing marine creatures converging off California’s coast. The three-part series aired live on television and online August 31-September 2, 2015.

Big Blue Live is a presentation of PBS and the BBC.

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Video thumbnail: Big Blue Live A Sea Otter's Adorable Adoption Story

Big Blue Live

A Sea Otter's Adorable Adoption Story

Here’s the adorable adoption story of one very special otter at the Monterey Bay Aquarium.

6:54

A Sea Otter's Adorable Adoption Story

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Video thumbnail: Big Blue Live  Fan Favorite: The Otter

Big Blue Live

Fan Favorite: The Otter

Sea otters are an essential part of the Monterey Bay ecosystem!

0:40

Fan Favorite: The Otter

0:40

Video thumbnail: Big Blue Live Fan Favorite: Great White Shark

Big Blue Live

Fan Favorite: Great White Shark

Great White Sharks are a seasonal visitor to Monterey Bay, California.

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Fan Favorite: Great White Shark

0:45

Video thumbnail: Big Blue Live Fan Favorite: Humpback Whale

Big Blue Live

Fan Favorite: Humpback Whale

Our humpback whale friends made an appearance in Monterey Bay for Big Blue Live.

0:40

Fan Favorite: Humpback Whale

0:40

Video thumbnail: Big Blue Live The Orca Hunt

Big Blue Live

The Orca Hunt

Watch an airborne orca catapults a dolphin during a hunt in a photo taken Sept. 1, 2015.

0:21

The Orca Hunt

0:21

Video thumbnail: Big Blue Live A Blue Whale Sighting

Big Blue Live

A Blue Whale Sighting

A blue whale was spotted and brought to viewers live for the first time in history.

1:05

A Blue Whale Sighting

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Video thumbnail: Big Blue Live A Blue Whale's Perfect Comic Timing

Big Blue Live

A Blue Whale's Perfect Comic Timing

Zoologist Mark Carwardine outlines just how hard whale spotting can be.

1:03

A Blue Whale's Perfect Comic Timing

1:03

Video thumbnail: Big Blue Live Entangled Whale Rescued from Rope

Big Blue Live

Entangled Whale Rescued from Rope

Watch the extraordinary moment a humpback whale was rescued from rope entanglement!

1:31

Entangled Whale Rescued from Rope

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Previews 6

Video thumbnail: Big Blue Live The Best of Big Blue Live Preview

Big Blue Live

The Best of Big Blue Live Preview

Visit Monterey Bay to view the confluence of creatures in its thriving ecosystem.

0:30

The Best of Big Blue Live Preview

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Video thumbnail: Big Blue Live Bixby the Sea Otter

Big Blue Live

Bixby the Sea Otter

How far would a mother sea otter go to protect her pup? Just watch.

2:38

Bixby the Sea Otter

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Video thumbnail: Big Blue Live Dr. M. Sanjayan Introduces Big Blue Live

Big Blue Live

Dr. M. Sanjayan Introduces Big Blue Live

PBS talks with co-host Dr. M. Sanjayan about Big Blue Live, which starts August 31 at 8pm.

2:00

Dr. M. Sanjayan Introduces Big Blue Live

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Video thumbnail: Big Blue Live The California Sea Otter Makes a Comeback

Big Blue Live

The California Sea Otter Makes a Comeback

Co-host and scientist Dr. M. Sanjayan chronicles the resurgence of this sea otter.

1:30

The California Sea Otter Makes a Comeback

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