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Directed by
Samuel McAnallen

Written by
Samuel McAnallen

Produced by
Dr. Jenia Meng

Narrated by
Dr. Nick Gylaw (Nick Wood)

Speakers (in order of appearance)
Dr. Bernard Rollin
Gary Yourofsky
Dr. Richard Ryder
Dr. Steven Best


Research advisor – Dr. Jenia Meng

Art director – Dr. Jenia Meng

Camera & Footage
Phil Fried
Jeffrey Beach, Beachfront Productions
Bernard Rollin – Joe Vasos
Richard Ryder – Alan Laxton

Gary Yourofsky footage – Gary’s Speech at Georgia Tech, July 8, 2010

Steven Best footage – Everything You Know About Homo sapiens is Wrong:
The Revolutionary Implications of Cognitive Ethology

Painting elephant footage –
Mark Freeman,

The Ape
Cause for Alarm!
Let’s Face it
Ninja Death III
Planet of Dinosaurs
Restoration of Sanity
Tarzan’s Revenge
Teenagers from Outer Space

News clip – Russia Today
Additional Footage by

Bowhead whale – Brian Skerry
Marburg virus – Dr. Erskine Palmer, Russell Regnery, Ph.D.
Termite mound 5 – Hansjoerg Morandell
Tuatara – PhillipC.

The Planets, Op. 32. Mars, the Bringer of War
The Planets, Op. 32. Mercury, the Winged Messenger
The Planets, Op. 32. Venus, the Bringer of Peace
-U.S. Air Force Heritage of America Band
Swan Lake

Sound editing – Ultraventus

International Coordination
Yufei Sun,  Lily Mao,  Chao Zou,  Abel,  Honglin Sha

Aboriginal beliefs about nature:
Morris, C (1995) p. 71
Accessed 14/02/2012

Amondawa tribe:
Accessed 15/01/2012

Cat that can smell death:
A Day in the Life of Oscar the Cat
David M. Dosa, M.D., M.P.H. N Engl J Med 2007; 357:328-329

Dogs can memorize over 1000 words for their toys:
Border collie comprehends object names as verbal referents, P. 185
J.W. Pilley, A.K. Reid / Behavioural Processes 86 (2011) 184–195

Far-Eastern, Greek and many indigenous cultures have higher levels of
reverence to other life forms than Abrahamic religions, such as Islam, Judaism and Christianity: Jenia Meng, Origins of Attitudes Towards Animals

Selective concentration of polychlorinated biphenyls in a trout, prey
species typically have 10 times the bio-mass of their consumers:
Food Chains in the Biosphere
From the series: What Everyone Needs to Know About Science Today
Hawkhill Associates, Inc. 1992

Parasitism is most common lifestyle for animals:
Kevin D. Lafferty, Andrew P. Dobson, Armand M. Kurtis, Parasites dominate
food web links.
Accessed 12/01/2012

Prairie dog European ferret experiment:
C. N. Slobodchikoff, Bianca S. Perla, Jennifer L. Verdolin, P. 73
Prairie dogs: Communication and Community in an Animal Society

Prairie dog language:
Accessed 04/01/2012

Termites are the oldest social animals, several generations may live in the
same nest, older generations help raise younger generations:
Rod and Ken Preston-Mafham, Pg. 170, The Encyclopedia of Land
Invertebrate Behaviour

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