Seven Deadly Sins of the Animal Kingdom

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  • 1969
  • 1 Season

For humans, envy, lust, wrath, sloth, greed, pride and gluttony are associated with shameful behavior. For animals, they are simply survival mechanisms. Here, we learn there are unnerving similarities between man and beast. Examine the human psyche and explore how our behavior has evolved from the origins of the seven deadly sins, and how our behavior is paralleled with that of the animal kingdom.

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Greed
7. Greed
 
Richard E Grant explores the evolutionary roots of greed - the act of taking too much. From hamsters, to baboons, do animals also display this seemingly human trait?
Pride
6. Pride
 
Richard E Grant explores the evolutionary roots of pride. From stag beetles, to gorillas, to hyenas, do animals also display this seemingly human trait?
Envy
5. Envy
 
Richard E Grant explores the evolutionary roots of envy - an obsession with the possessions of others. Does it also exist in the animal kingdom?
Gluttony
4. Gluttony
 
Richard E Grant explores the evolutionary roots of gluttony - eating too much, too quickly, or too wildly. Does it also exist in the natural world?
Sloth
3. Sloth
 
Richard E Grant explores the evolutionary roots of Sloth - pure laziness. What role does it play in nature, which is usually built on fierce competitiveness?
Lust
2. Lust
 
Richard E Grant explores the evolutionary roots of Lust - the intense, out-of-control craving ... for sex. Animals feel lust too - otherwise species would die out.
Wrath
1. Wrath
 
Richard E Grant explores the evolutionary roots of Wrath. Like humans, animals also experience a rush of blood to the head, fuelled by a cocktail of hormones.
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For humans, envy, lust, wrath, sloth, greed, pride and gluttony are associated with shameful behavior. For animals, they are simply survival mechanisms. Here, we learn there are unnerving similarities between man and beast. Examine the human psyche and explore how our behavior has evolved from the origins of the seven deadly sins, and how our behavior is paralleled with that of the animal kingdom.

Seven Deadly Sins of the Animal Kingdom is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (7 episodes). The series first aired on .

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