Before We Ruled the Earth: Mastering the Beasts (2003)

Genres - Historical Film  |   Sub-Genres - World History, Animals  |   Run Time - 49 min.  |   Countries - United States  |  
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Synopsis by Andrea LeVasseur

The Discovery Channel presents Before We Ruled the Earth: Mastering the Beasts. This historical nature program uses reenactments and computer animation to portray the earliest known humans. Watch the progress of human evolution from homo erectus to the Cro-Magnons, presented along with timelines, archaeological information, and fossil records. This episode shows how inventions like the spear and needle were integral parts of the early human's gradual dominance over animals.



archaeology, evolution, fossil, human-origins, hunter-gatherer, intelligence [knowledge], man-vs-animal, prehistoric-animal, re-enactment