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The world’s most dangerous fart - Nick Caruso and Dani Rabaiotti

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For most humans, farts are a welcome relief, an embarrassing incident, or an opportunity for a gas-based gag. But for many other creatures, farts are no laughing matter. Deep in the bowels of the animal kingdom, farts can serve as tools of intimidation, acts of self-defense, and weapons of malodorous murder. Nick Caruso and Dani Rabaiotti dig into the funky and foul world of animal flatulence.

If an animal doesn’t produce audible or odorous farts, how would you design an experiment to determine if that animal farts?

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Meet The Creators

  • Educator Nick Caruso, Dani Rabaiotti
  • Director Avi Ofer
  • Narrator Alexandra Panzer
  • Music Jarrett Farkas
  • Sound Designer Weston Fonger
  • Director of Production Gerta Xhelo
  • Editorial Director Alex Rosenthal
  • Producer Bethany Cutmore-Scott
  • Editorial Producer Dan Kwartler
  • Script Editor Alex Gendler
  • Fact-Checker Eden Girma

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