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David Attenborough Doesn't Love You Back

Admits humanity is a "plague"

Surely you’re familiar with David Attenborough, the honey-voiced BBC naturalist whom we all wish was our grandpa.

As it turns out, however, David Attenborough doesn’t share those warm feelings for his viewers. In a recent interview with the Radio Times, the 86-year-old expressed some strong feelings about what he thinks is necessary to save the planet:

We are a plague on the Earth. It’s coming home to roost over the next 50 years or so. It’s not just climate change; it’s sheer space, places to grow food for this enormous horde. Either we limit our population growth or the natural world will do it for us, and the natural world is doing it for us right now.

To wash that dose of hard reality out of your mouth, here's papa Attenborough saying "boo!" to a sloth:

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