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  • posted: January 13 @ 10:34am
"He had explained to me in detail the history of lemurs and I said that I thought there was an irony to it. Madagascar had been a monkey-free refuge for the lemurs off the coast of mainland Africa, and now Nosy Mangabé had to be a monkey-free refuge off the coast of mainland Madagascar. The refuges were getting smaller and smaller, and the monkeys were already here on this one, sitting making notes about it."

Douglas Adams
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Comments

Yogi Beard says:
Douglas Adams may be one of the funniest people on the planet. It makes me sad when people have never heard of him, and equally sad when they only know Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy.
Posted: Jan 13th, 2010 - 10:38am -
jnonfiction says:
Amusing guy.
Posted: Jan 13th, 2010 - 10:42am -
michaeljstraub says:
That book looks rather illuminating. Like on your face
Posted: Jan 13th, 2010 - 10:43am -
Ula O cealleigh says:
i know someone who works out in Madagascar with those animals. beautiful place. looks fantastic.
Posted: Jan 13th, 2010 - 10:52am -
mims attack says:
nice
Posted: Jan 13th, 2010 - 10:54am -
folliclejuju says:
is that the same doug adams that writes dilbert...oh wait, google is telling me that's scott adams. hmm, i wonder if that's the same scott adams that wrote the start spangled banner...
Posted: Jan 13th, 2010 - 10:58am -
tedford says:
i'm working on making my home a monkey-free refuge. still got some work to do.
Posted: Jan 13th, 2010 - 11:01am -
benfrank says:
FLARE!
Posted: Jan 13th, 2010 - 11:16am -
Le Duncan says:
Yet another one I've been meaning to read.
Posted: Jan 13th, 2010 - 11:26am -
Just Jamey says:
Always enjoy your posts.
Posted: Jan 13th, 2010 - 12:41pm -
pcain says:
Ill put it on the list!
Posted: Jan 13th, 2010 - 12:41pm -
Grower&Shower says:
Not to get too off topic here but it appears as though you have a light-up heart ala E.T.
Posted: Jan 13th, 2010 - 1:29pm -
Timcredible says:
I've always wanted a monkey
Posted: Jan 13th, 2010 - 2:41pm -
Gavin says:
after this week i'll have a nice list to take to the library and you to thank for it.
Posted: Jan 13th, 2010 - 2:58pm -
Brian says:
Douglas Adams is the man!
Posted: Jan 13th, 2010 - 4:21pm -
Patchy Stache says:
I've yet to dive into Mr. Adams' catalog. I shall, someday.
Posted: Jan 13th, 2010 - 4:37pm -
KimJongIllness says:
All's I know is that I can't wait to see your face. All of it... at once.
Posted: Jan 13th, 2010 - 6:14pm -
jclutch says:
very interesting
Posted: Jan 13th, 2010 - 7:09pm -
Andrew says:
the edge of your dust cover is glowing. I've heard some of Adams' books do that.
Posted: Jan 13th, 2010 - 8:09pm -
O.G. Manly Beard says:
sounds like a good read
Posted: Jan 13th, 2010 - 9:25pm -
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