Attenborough and the Giant Egg/BBC & Pokémon/Nintendo

David Attenborough narrating Pokémon Go is everything you dreamed and more

"It is, of course, a bird."

FIONA MACDONALD
25 JUL 2016
 

Just when you thought your favourite childhood science hero, Sir David Attenborough, couldn't get any more awesome, some genius over at the Lovin Dublin Facebook page has edited his pithy narration over the top of Pokémon Go game play.

 

The result is both hilarious and nostalgic, seeing as the game is probably the closest thing today's generation will get to actually sleuthing wild animals National Geographic-style.

The video really has to be seen to be appreciated, but the best part of all is when even Attenborough is sick of goddamn Zubats.

"Bats, with their fluttering zigzag flights, are not easy targets," he explains in the footage above. "That is one bat that will not return to the roost tonight."

For everyone (anyone?) who hasn't tried playing Pokémon Go just yet, it's not too late.

It might just be a game, but it's reportedly helping people to treat their depression and anxiety by getting them out of the house and socialising.

Plus, you get to walk around your neighbourhood, phone in hand, pretending to be a zoologist on the hunt for the next rare species. And, if you're lucky, you might even find it.

Happy hunting.

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