Hanging on: In search of the bat that returned from the dead
The Cuban greater funnel-eared bat was thought to be extinctOliver Wearn/ZSLBy Oliver WearnIn the pitch dark, the beam of a head torch illuminates hundreds of bats encircling a silhouetted figure in front of us. It’s Jose, telling us he’s spotted the species we have travelled thousands of miles to a remote underground cave in western Cuba to find –...
I regard the brain as a computer which will stop working when its component fail. There is no heaven or afterlife for broken-down computers. That is a fairy story for people afraid of the dark