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Web Site Credits

Lauren Aguirre, Executive Editor
Rima Chaddha, Assistant Editor
Caitlin Feeley, Web Intern
Tyler Howe, Designer
Brenden Kootsey, Senior Web Developer
David Levin, Assistant Editor
Susan K. Lewis, Editor
Melissa Salpietra, Editorial Assistant
Peter Tyson, Editor in Chief
Anya Vinokour, Senior Designer
Li Wei, Designer

Image Credits 
Ape Genius homepage
Image composite: (chimp) © Cleo Sullivan/Corbis; (woman and child with blocks) ©2008 NGHT, Inc. and WGBH Educational Foundation

What Makes Us Human?
Images: (John Rubin with bonobo) Courtesy John Rubin; (human scrubbing, orangutan scrubbing, woman and child with blocks) ©2008 NGHT, Inc. and WGBH Educational Foundation; (young bonobo with cups, orangutan) Courtesy John Rubin/© National Geographic Television

The Ape That Teaches
Images: (child learning to write) © Vadim Ponomarenko/istockphoto.com; (chimp termite fishing) from the IMAX® film Jane Goodall's Wild Chimpanzees/Courtesy Science Museum of Minnesota; (parent and child watching puppet show, teacher and child with hand puppet, Rebecca Saxe) ©2008 NGHT, Inc. and WGBH Educational Foundation; (children with blocks) © Trista Weibell/istockphoto.com; (tennis ball) © Yashkin Dmitry/istockphoto.com; (orangutans) © Ronald van der Beek/istockphoto.com

Kanzi the Bonobo
Images: (all bonobo images) Courtesy Sue Savage-Rumbaugh/The Great Ape Trust of Iowa; (license plate) Courtesy Lorrie Lyon

Our Family Tree
Images: (all illustrations) © NOVA/WGBH Educational Foundation

Video Extras
Images: (all) ©2008 NGHT, Inc. and WGBH Educational Foundation

TV Program Description
Image: (Brian Hare with bonobo) Courtesy John Rubin/© National Geographic Television

Program credits

TV Program Credits

Written, Produced and Directed by
John Rubin

Edited by
Jim Ohm

Supervising Producer
James Donald

Neil Rettig
John Chater
Tobias Corts
Gary Henoch
Richard Slater-Jones

Sound Recordists
Steve Bores
Christopher Brown
Robin Harris
Richard Koburg
Neil Rettig
Tom Sampson

Robert Neufeld

David Slavin

Assistant Camera
Sebastian Kennerknecht
Christian Meyer
Matt Thurber

Howard P. Stern

Assistant Editor
Yari Wolinsky

Child Studies Science Consultant
Liz Baraff Bonawitz

Production Manager  
Neetu Chopra

Online Editor
Joe Bridgers

David Markun

Audio Mix
Greg McCleary

Sound Design
Geof Thurber

Jonathan Sacks

Animal Handler
Greg Lille

Caleb Caudle
Skip Hunt

Key Grips
Tim Driscoll
Mitch Hawkins
Greg Simpson

Richard Ladkani
Oumar Kande

Production Assistant
John Blackwell

Toby Annis

Archival Material
BBC Motion Gallery
Brian Hare
Crickette Sanz
Anne Fischer & Michel Halbwax
Frans Lanting Studio
Great Ape Research Institute
Jill Pruetz
Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology
National Geographic Television
NHK International
Pioneer Productions
Primate Research Institute, Kyoto University
Wolfgang Bayer


Special Thanks
Daniel Cassanto
Christine Eckstrom
Antje Girndt
Yi Ting Huang
Marc Hauser
Esther Herrmann
Lydia Hopper
Susan Lambeth
Derek E. Lyons
Alicia Melis
Martina Neumann
Steven J. Schapiro
Laura Schulz

Executive Producer For National Geographic Television
John Bredar

NOVA Series Graphics
yU + co.

NOVA Theme Music
Walter Werzowa
John Luker
Musikvergnuegen, Inc.

Additional NOVA Theme Music
Ray Loring

Post Production Online Editor
Jim Ferguson

Closed Captioning
The Caption Center

NOVA Administrator
Ashley King

Eileen Campion
Lindsay de la Rigaudiere
Kate Becker

Gaia Remerowski

Production Coordinator
Linda Callahan

Raphael Nemes

Talent Relations
Scott Kardel, Esq.
Janice Flood

Legal Counsel
Susan Rosen

Assistant Editor
Alex Kreuter

Associate Producer, Post Production
Patrick Carey

Post Production Supervisor
Regina O'Toole

Post Production Editor
Rebecca Nieto

Post Production Manager
Nathan Gunner

Supervising Producer
Stephen Sweigart

Business Manager
Joseph P. Tracy

Producers, Special Projects
Lisa Mirowitz
David Condon

Coordinating Producer
Laurie Cahalane

Senior Science Editor
Evan Hadingham

Senior Series Producer
Melanie Wallace

Managing Director
Alan Ritsko

Senior Executive Producer
Paula S. Apsell


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