I know what that means now. Dawkins (the cat, not the biologist) was hiding in the bushes in the garden. He saw a young bird in the grass and he pounced on it. He didn't quite catch it but got his paws and teeth onto it before it got away. I thought I could intervene but I was few seconds too late. I scooped the cat up and the bird floundered in the grass unable to fly.....and then fell onto its back, eyes staring up into the sky. I put Dawkins in the house was about to go back outside to see if anything could be done. Through the kitchen window I saw a huge seagull come seemingly from nowhere - and with pinpoint precision landed on the little dying bird and carried it away. All of this to the strains of Bad Day by Daniel Powter on Spotify.
Dr Adrian Jannetta
Guitar strummin' explorer of the universe. Mild mannered maths teacher by day and astronomer by night.