Having spent most of his 82 years on the planet investigating the natural world, Sir David Attenborough has a unique view of what’s out there and how it all knits together. If you’ve been listening to Sir David on BBC Radio 4′sLife stories you’ll know that after all these years, his enthusiasm is undiminished. Life stories is a series of ten-minute talks on selected animals and plants from around the world. I’ve been downloading the podcasts each week so I can soak up his knowledge again and again.
The male Vogelkofp bower bird (pictured above) collects beautiful objects which he arranges in his bower to impress females with his creative and aesthestic abilities.
If you missed it last Friday, you can listen again or download the podcast from the BBC website here.