Charlie Jacoby talks to his father, Martin Jacoby about Martin’s life as a natural historian, his views on how natural history and species work, the history of humankind, and why shooting butterflies is a good idea. He puts forward his ideas about DNA, why we hunt, and why hunting is an essential part of humanity.
Dad’s reading list
The Human Population Tsunami: how it could be managed by Martin Jacoby
Grooming gossip and the origin of language by Robin Dunbar
What is Life? by Addie Pross
Biophilia by EO Wilson
Charlie’s dad is a specialist in unusual hunting. He has taken Charlie on outings to shoot butterflies, catch prawns and ferret mice with bumblebees. Here are the films:
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