This BBC 2 documentary explores the story of a family of five living in Turkey who has a scientifically remarkable characteristic – walking on all four. This quadruped gait is something that has never been seen before. Thus, the discovery of this quiet family in Turkey has created a big debate among the scientific world. They are raising questions as the possible causes of this and are speculating the genetics behind this case.
The Family that Walks on All Four is a unique and interesting documentary that follows the study and the full-force investigation that scientists are conducting to answer the many questions that are being raised with this groundbreaking anthropological discovery. We get to bear witness as the world’s greatest minds try to solve this mystery and determine once and for all if this family is an example of a genetic anomaly that is beginning to resurface, or if it is just a complex medical condition.