The Secret History of our Evolution: Series 1
Embark on an archeological exploration and discover the traces of our animal past. Through three time scales, we will go back to the hundreds of millions of years during which our organs were shaped, but also to the nine months a gestation that reproduces, in accelerated version, Viewer discretion is advised, these episodes involve frank discussions and imagery involving the reproductive process in animals and humans.
Part 1: Underwater
Our body is a true time machine. It is a mirror of the history of the living world. If an engineer today had to fabricate the ideal human, he would most likely not design us the way we are currently made. He would go to the most logical, the most efficient, the most rational; and when you look closely, this is not always what characterizes us.
Part 2: On Land
By telling the story of our organs, this documentary makes us aware of an evolutionary timeline. Our nose is 40 million years old, our coccyx 25 million, our fingers 370 million, while our chin is only 200,000 years old!