PATAGONIA 3D - Tracking Charles Darwin from Buenos Aires to Cabo dos Bahias

Country, year: Germany, 2012
Genre: Documentary
Director: Norbert Vander
Time: 54
Format: FULL HD 1980x1080, 16:9, 3D & HD version
The Valdes peninsula on the east coast of Patagonia, is a unique natural paradise belonging to the UNESCO world natural heritage. In the Bay of Piramides, 1,500 right whales meet annually to give birth and rear their offspring. Unique footage of whale cows and their young in and under water convey the beauty of one of nature’s spectacles. At the same time, the Valdes peninsula is also home to one of the last colonies of elephant seals. The animals, which can weigh as much as five tons, live on the north coast of the peninsula, where they rear their young. Sea lions live on the east coast, where fish is in abundance. Thousands of animals live in colonies, each of which is dominated by an alpha bull. Curious animals with no fear of humans and who love to play with divers afford us unforgettable images. The coast provides the natives with a living combined with a thrill. Scallops grow in depths of between 10 and 15 metres. The mussel divers from Valdes have developed a special technique by which they can harv