‘‘Surfing the sands of Cerro Negro’’
‘‘The question is, are we happy to suppose that our grandchildren may never be able to see an elephant except in a picture book?’’
Sir David Attenborough
‘‘We find animals doing things that we, in our arrogance, used to think was “just human”.
‘‘I have no fear of losing my life - if I have to save a koala or a crocodile or a kangaroo or a snake, mate, I will save it’’.
‘‘I don't care what town you're born in, what city, what country. If you're a child, you are curious about your environment. You're overturning rocks. You're plucking leaves off of trees and petals off of flowers, looking inside, and you're doing things that create disorder in the lives of the adults around you’’.
Neil deGrasse Tyson
“It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is the most adaptable to change’’.
‘‘In all works on Natural History, we constantly find details of the marvellous adaptation of animals to their food, their habits, and the localities in which they are found’’.
Alfred Russel Wallace