PROVO — The short answer to the question, "Do animals go to heaven?" is "yes, and only to the Celestial Kingdom," a Brigham Young University professor said during a Campus Education Week presentation.

In his rapid-fire approach, Brett H. Latimer noted that the Eastern World "has a different view than we do." Many Eastern religions "worship the creations vs. the creator," he said.

The world view includes other kinds of animal protectors.

"Al Gore sees himself as a contemporary Noah," Latimer said.

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