Dublin: 16 °C Tuesday 30 May, 2023
# life on earth
What is the one species of animal David Attenborough 'never thinks about'?
That, and 8 other highlights from his Reddit AMA.

SIR DAVID ATTENBOROUGH took to Reddit last night and spent an hour there answering questions as part of an Ask Me Anything.

Following in the tradition of everything else he has contributed to the world, the results were fascinating.

Here are nine highlights, including his favourite biscuit and what advice he has for the rest of us.

On the most human-like behaviour he’s witnessed in animals

sneaky monkeys

On guinea pigs

Guinea Pigs photon_de photon_de

guinea pigs

On the most upsetting thing he’s witnessed in the natural world


On the most unbelievable natural phenomenon


ReVCieN - Revolução Científica

On his favourite biscuit


Come on David!  That’s not an answer!

On the damage we’re doing the planet


On how we need to change

Our Earth Kevin M. Gill Kevin M. Gill


On our survival as a species


His message for future generations

cherish the world

Miley Cyrus and Robin Thicke… with a David Attenborough voiceover>

9 reasons why David Attenborough should be reading you a bedtime story>

Your Voice
Readers Comments