Secrets in the Scat
International CompetitionFilmEnglish friendly
The vast majority of people are repelled by excrement. Not so Scott Burnett, aka Scat Man. He is obsessed with animal dung and fascinated by how many secrets you can learn from it.
Scat Man travels to several continents, where he meets kindred spirits. He examines the droppings of various animals – cubes excreted by wombats, whale faeces, and cassowary poop. Every animal has its peculiarities and surprises. The documentary focuses on a very specific discipline and explores the unexpected facets of science.