National Geographic’s In The Womb series has to be some of the most interesting television I’ve seen in a long time. I first watched the program a year ago just before Celeste gave birth to her litter and I was captivated by their use of computer generated images (which were so convincing I thought they had actually rigged up a dog’s uterus with back lighting and multiple mini-cameras) and actual “4-D” ultrasound.
Although the 4D ultrasound is upstaged by the clarity and color of the CGI images, it’s a major improvement over traditional ultrasound. I, for one, find looking at the black and white patterns to be tantamount to reading tea leaves or deciphering the matrix.
Here’s a slide from Celeste’s ultrasound a little less than a month before she gave birth:
But the real payoff is in the CGI. Through my amazing hookups with NatGeo insiders, I bring you high resolution screen caps of some of the show’s most interesting graphics:
It’s well worth a watch if you’re ever interested in breeding your dogs, getting a puppy, or just want a good DAWWWW session with some really informative information. Tune in 2 hours early if you want to learn about gestation in cats.
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