42: The Answer to Almost EverythingDo Animals Appreciate Beauty?

23 min

Available until 10/06/2026

11/06/2023

The beauty of the peacock troubled Darwin for a long time. It didn't quite fit into his theory of evolution and the idea of "survival of the fittest." Darwin came to the conviction that animals must also possess a sense of beauty. Especially the females, who select the "beautiful" males. Modern-day ornithologist Richard O. Prum is convinced that "the complexity of aesthetic and sexual pleasure" in the animal kingdom is far more developed than we give it credit for.

Director

Ella Funk

Production

mobyDOK

Country

Germany

Year

2023

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