Wikiquote:Quote of the day/January 7, 2019

Gerald Durrell -statue at Jersey Zoo -19April08.jpg  
Many people think that conservation is just about saving fluffy animals – what they don’t realise is that we’re trying to prevent the human race from committing suicide … We have declared war on the biological world, the world that supports us … At the moment the human race is in the position of a man sawing off the tree branch he is sitting on.
~ Gerald Durrell ~