What Makes Us Human

Director: Tim Lambert
Year: 2006
Country: UK
Duration: 50 mins
Rating: N/A

Filed under: Human-Nonhuman Hybrids and Chimeras, Documentary

What is it that separates us from our animal cousins and makes us essentially human? While our closest animal relatives have been swinging from the trees, humans have built a world that is vastly more complex. What are the defining features that have allowed us to do this? Are we special, and separate from all other animals, or are we just an especially successful mammal? (Aired Channel 4, 12 August 2006, 20:10; 30 August 2006, 20:10 )

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