An animated On the Origin of Species?

Someone has put together a preview for a proposed animated version of On the Origin of Species for kids, posting it on Richard Dawkins’ website:


4 thoughts on “An animated On the Origin of Species?

  1. The animated Origin of Species is not a real program, just someone’s go at suggesting it should be a show…

  2. It’s an excellent idea to introduce kids to evolution, and early on prevent them from falling into that creationist claptrap about how we can’t have evolved from monkeys since they’re still around, or that evolution is like a tornado passing throught a junkyard and constructing a 747 by chance. If we can immunize kids against that kind of nonsense, it will indubitably aid the wider public understanding of science – and perhaps participation in it – in future generations. The cartoon is a great idea.

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