Do you know that you are an Amniote like the golden eagle, a tetrapod like the rattlesnake with its four limbs for walking? But hold on - A rattlesnake on four legs? From the point of view ... See full summary »

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Benoît Giros ...
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Philippe Bouchet ...
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Jacques Cuisin ...
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Philip C.J. Donoghue ...
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Pascal Duris ...
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Patrick Forterre ...
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Jean-Pierre Gasc ...
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Guillaume Lecointre ...
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Mark-Olivier Rödel ...
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Kristoff Voisin ...
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Do you know that you are an Amniote like the golden eagle, a tetrapod like the rattlesnake with its four limbs for walking? But hold on - A rattlesnake on four legs? From the point of view of evolution, yes indeed! One fine day, the common ancestor of the snakes discovered the knack of slithering and thus lost its feet. Stranger still, did you know the crocodile is more closely related to the canary than to the viper?... The objective of the documentary film There is something about species is to peer into the Tree of Life and to demonstrate that the millions of species on our planet, including human beings, all belong to a single huge family. How should we classify these living species? What characteristics should we use? The number of feet? The presence of wings, of feathers? Not an easy question to answer... The film also informs us of the state of current knowledge, and corrects some of the misunderstandings about evolution: No, we are not descended from monkeys, we are both ... Written by Anonymous

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9 February 2009 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Die wunderbare Artenvielfalt  »

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