Douglas Adams: Parrots the Universe and Everything
Douglas Adams was the best-selling British author and satirist who created The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy.
In this fun and entertaining talk at the University of California recorded shortly before his death, he shares hilarious accounts of some of the apparently absurd lifestyles of the world’s creatures. He talks about blind river dolphins, reclusive lemurs, a parrot as fearless as it is lovelorn …
Douglas Adams’ close encounters with these rare and unusual animals reveal that evolution, ever ingenious, can be fickle too.
And don’t miss the funny story about trying to buy – for scientific reasons ;-) – condoms in Shanghai. (starts at 0:49:00)Tags: education, entertainment, science, storytelling Related posts