I immediately thought of Scooby and Shaggy...
Is "mann" also used as the non-gender "man" in English ( and German). eg The brotherhood of man? Man's fight against nature? ( also in English as, 'one's fight against nature')?
en mann er också ett dyr
Is this where the Americanism "dumb" comes from, confused with "speechless"
Is "a dumb man and a dumb animal" not acceptable?
Mennesker er dyre også
The tagline from a terrible film?
to dumme hunder