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No.13/ The evolution of animal genitalia

13th TED-ED – TAW coproduction

Synopsis: Genitals are the fastest-evolving organs in the animal kingdom. But why is this so? And what’s the point of having decorative private parts? Menno Schilthuizen explains how the evolutionary biology of nature’s nether regions uncovers a hidden world of seduction, conflict, and rivalry.

View full lesson: The evolution of animal genitalia – Menno Schilthuizen

Length: 05 min 35 sec

Release date: 2017 Apr 24

Educator: Menno Schilthuizen

Script Editor: Emma Bryce

Director: Mette Ilene Holmriis

Compositor: Christen Bach

Animator: Guille Comin, Laura Büchert Schjödt

Sound Designer: Weston Fonger

Composer: Stephen LaRosa

About Mette: Mette Ilene Holmriis is a Berlin based animator and director with a passion for bringing characters to life. She graduated from The Animation Workshop in 2009 and has been working in feature films as well as commercial and games with international clients and partners.