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Welcome back to on the hot -- Jonathan Hunt.
There is an extraordinary series that you could watch on Sunday is called kingdom all of the oceans focusing on those -- is that tough cover nearly three quarters of the this couple by what did you know that I I didn't.
-- it's an amazing.
Series it is hosted by Alexandra Cousteau.
The -- granddaughter of the great to Jack Cousteau.
She joins us now -- -- good delighted to have you Alexandra wonderful to see you.
It's wonderful to be here -- here so -- I -- she did just looking at.
-- they showed this is an extraordinary undertaking that you you you guys went through it together.
Yeah it absolutely was it was actually filmed during Sunday final expeditions over the course for years and it's some of the filmmakers were actually people that worked at my grandfather and could -- others were just being young and meeting talent that.
Are now holding cameras under water.
Over 500 hours but it just captured with I think 200 species represented so it was.
It was a lot of work that that.
Then the results are just amazing because announcing that we just looking at some of them now in particular the man -- -- that expects an extraordinary creature.
It really -- that actually -- them in the wild in there and believe that.
-- what what do for you Walt was the the signature moment to all of the all of all of -- -- 75 expeditions.
But you know I got to see some of the finance over the course of this for years as it came into the editing suites and I think some sun that footage that Wales was to maintain -- whales are saying and there is an incredible footage of great white sharks.
All of it is extraordinary and what I love about kingdom of the -- that it really makes you feel like your underwater with these animals experiencing.
There environment their life being able to follow and one -- on some of the moment of their day and it's it's just extraordinary.
It it really is is as we look at these pictures not done a how much did.
You can do we not know about what goes on in the oceans.
So I think that's the great question so much of the oceans is still a -- -- -- that we have so much yet tears to explore to discover so much science last year.
What we've captured here it is it is.
I think some of the -- -- we have currently available and slash.
And even that doesn't touch the surface but it does give us is really good.
If you -- what we know -- out and and hopefully it'll inspire people to wanna continue exploring the emotions.
Marine scientists there are hard -- -- X it discovering some incredible things.
Good friend of mine.
Was part of the expedition recently captured that TC squid and while the giant -- and I was -- firsthand I was -- uncertain the -- are still full of mysteries.
And -- -- and and a lot yet discover that this this isn't the best finish -- Christina yeah it really is you know I wasn't talking but.
Don't seem so and so deep into the waters of the -- I was fascinated.
I think it was this week I read.
That the Russian -- had drilled down into an underground -- that they discovered.
Deep underneath and -- to get and found a life form that -- -- didn't didn't fit any category yet discovered anywhere on the.
And he doesn't surprise me and and -- -- and more proof yet again that there are.
There's just so much to explore and there's so much value to exploring -- there's potentially cures for cancer errors and all sorts of things laying there waiting for us to find them so that's it that's it that's an interest.
Point you make -- a potentially a cure for cancer.
That this is not just about seeing the wondrous and beautiful things this is about -- a -- -- the they need that that good of humankind in a sense as well.
Oh absolutely and you need the -- -- have given us food they've given us.
Beauty products they've given us oil and they've given us so many things and I think.
I'm continuing to explore and this.
It is an investment in the quality of our lives and equality -- a -- challenge and also what is the quality of wonderment that we can have that and seeing these things and and always pushing the envelope on what we know -- You know and when none.
My grandfather started exploring innocence 5060 years ago -- never and it matches all the things we fountain hanging -- we take it a little bit for granted.
But there's a lot out there for -- to discover.
I remember because -- because I'm very old growing -- now launching your grandfather.
And watching in wonderment the discoveries that he brought us.
It didn't just on a personal level before I let you go how important is it for you and how much fun is it for you to continue his extraordinary legacy.
-- well it's an honor and privilege it's -- responsibility.
Bit more than anything today it's become something I get to share with my daughter and and pass onto the next generation -- -- as a coach and every little bit of that matters because it's it is our legacy it's -- -- -- share.
All right -- on the -- -- real -- -- told you and thank you for sharing.
Some -- clips from the kingdom of the oceans with us as -- said it to mock -- not seventeenth.
Back to back episodes 8:9 PM eastern on that Nat geo wild thank you so much Alexander have a wonderful weekend.
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