00:00:29 It's an important and popular fact
00:00:32 that things are not always what they seem.
00:00:36 For instance, on the planet Earth, man had always assumed
00:00:39 that he was the most intelligent species occupying the planet,
00:00:43 instead of the third most intelligent.
00:00:46 The second most intelligent creatures were dolphins, who, curiously enough,
00:00:50 had long known of the impending destruction of the planet Earth.
00:00:54 They'd made many attempts to alert mankind,
00:00:56 but most of their communications were misinterpreted
00:00:59 as amusing attempts to punch footballs or whistle for titbits.
00:01:03 So they eventually decided they would leave Earth by their own means.
00:01:07 The last ever dolphin message was misinterpreted
00:01:10 as a sophisticated attempt to do a backward somersault
00:01:13 through a hoop, whistling The Star-Spangled Banner.
00:01:16 In fact, the message was this: