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Why do we have hair in such random places? - Nina G. Jablonski

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We have lots in common with our closest primate relatives. But comparatively, humans seem a bit… underdressed. Instead of thick fur covering our bodies, many of us mainly have hair on top of our heads— and a few other places. So, how did we get so naked? And why do we have hair where we do? Nina G. Jablonski explores the evolution of human hair.

Mammals have many forms of hair. Which of the following is NOT an example of one of these?

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Meet The Creators

  • Educator Nina G. Jablonski
  • Director Igor Coric
  • Narrator Alexandra Panzer
  • Animator Tamara Bogovac, Jovan Rakić
  • Compositor Igor Coric
  • Art Director Tamara Bogovac
  • Storyboard Artist Igor Coric
  • Sound Designer Nikola Radivojevic
  • Director of Production Gerta Xhelo
  • Music Nikola Radivojevic
  • Editorial Director Alex Rosenthal
  • Producer Bethany Cutmore-Scott
  • Associate Editorial Producer Cella Wright
  • Script Editor Alex Gendler
  • Fact-Checker Julia Dickerson

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