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Walking with Monsters
General information
Distributed by BBC
Created by Andrew Wilks
Tim Haines
Chloe Leland
Produced by Chloe Leland
Narrated by Kenneth Branagh
Broadcast information
Original run 5 November 2005
Episode runtime 30 minutes
No. of episodes 3
List of episodes Water Dwellers
Reptile's Beginnings
Clash of Titans
The bizarre creatures that ruled the planet before the dinosaurs.

– Tagline.

Walking with Monsters (also called Walking with Monsters - Life Before Dinosaurs and retitled in North America] as ''Before the Dinosaurs - Walking with Monsters) is three-episode 2005 television documentary series developed by the BBC, and the third series of the Walking with trilogy.

Episode one focuses on the Cambrian, Silurian and Devonian; episode two focuses on the Carboniferous and Early Permian; episdoe three focuses on the Late Permian and Triassic.

At the 58th Primetime Emmy Awards in 2006 it won the Emmy Award in the category Outstanding Animated Program (For Programming One Hour or More).


List of episodesEdit

No. Title Time Period Directors Original air date
1 Water Dwellers Cambrian, Silurian, Devonian

Chloe Leland

5 November 2005
530 million years ago, Cambrian (China)
Filming location: N/A


Animals: Anomalocaris · Haikouichthys · Trilobite · Jellyfish

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