Faysal Bibi and his team of paleontologists have been captivated by this one particular moment that took place in the Abu Dhabi desert 7 million years ago. In this episode, a journey back to a time before the desert was the desert… when elephants, crocodiles and monkeys reigned supreme in the United Arab Emirates.
This episode was produced by Alex Atack, with editorial support from Dana Ballout, Nadeen Shaker, Tamara Rasamny and Zeina Dowidar; fact-checking by Zeina Dowidar and Dina Salem; sound design by Alex Atack; and mixing by Mohamed Khreizat. “Kerning Cultures” is a Kerning Cultures Network production.
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