Under Attack | Nature’s Great Events

Trapped between the shore on one side and the warm water on the other, sardines swim straight towards the enemy. They fall back to their instinctive defence mechanism and shoal together in a huge mass to confuse their predators. But the dolphins have a strategy which turns this ball of fish to their advantage.

Clip Info
  • Clip length: 2'43''
  • Broadcast year: 2021
Curriculum Connection
  • Biology | Ecology | Ecosystems, extinction and gene pools | Predator and prey populations

Licence: ERA Licence required


UK only
Staff and students of licensed education establishments only
Cannot be adapted

  • Provider: BBC
  • Channel: BBC Two
  • Programme: Nature's Great Events
  • Episode: The Great Tide