Autentic and Go Button Media team up for The Animal Within.

Autentic and Go Button Media team up for The Animal Within.

Hot off the press: German factual channel and content business Autentic has commissioned a 4K show exploring the wonders of the animal world.

The Animal Within is from Canada’s Go Button Media and explores how centuries of evolution have created incredible over-achievers in the animal world. It will premiere on Spiegel TV Wissen in December and will be distributed internationally outside of Canada by Autentic Distribution.

The show’s six episodes use natural history footage, CGI and the latest science to answer questions such as what biological ‘tech’ enabled some species to survive massive extinction events.

Daniel Oron, director and executive producer on the series, said: “The Animal Within travels the world to bring new insights to unexpected species that nature has been busy perfecting over the ages – from hippo chemists who manufacture their own sunscreen to ant architects who create complex structures.

“As humans, we think we have all the answers, but we will electrifyingly demonstrate that nature so often has the upper hand and can serve as the most experienced of teachers.”

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