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The history of the world according to cats - Eva-Maria Geigl

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In ancient times, wildcats were fierce carnivorous hunters. And unlike dogs, who have undergone centuries of selective breeding, modern cats are genetically very similar to ancient cats. How did these solitary, fierce predators become our sofa sidekicks? Eva-Maria Geigl traces the domestication of the modern house cat.

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Meet The Creators

  • Educator Eva-Maria Geigl
  • Director Chintis Lundgren
  • Narrator Addison Anderson
  • Animator Chintis Lundgren
  • Character Designer Chintis Lundgren
  • Sound Designer Draško Ivezić
  • Composer Draško Ivezić
  • Content Producer Gerta Xhelo
  • Editorial Producer Alex Rosenthal
  • Associate Producer Bethany Cutmore-Scott
  • Associate Editorial Producer Dan Kwartler
  • Fact-Checker Francisco Diez

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