Attenborough explains Miley Cyrus' twerk heard round the world

Ross Tucker
Yahoo News
E questa, chi è? Lady Gaga o Miley Cyrus?
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Is your mind still reeling from Miley Cyrus' performance at the MTV Video Music Awards? It happened on Aug. 25, so you should have had ample time to recover. But if you haven't, naturalist Sir David Attenborough may offer some help.

The editors of Wreck & Salvage who describe themselves as "three Internet hobos riding the rails of digital refuse, navigating through the brambles, backwoods, and country roads" have expertly overdubbed footage of Cyrus' now-infamous performance with Robin Thicke with Attenborough's narration of an albatross' elaborate mating ritual.

Attenborrowed from wreckandsalvage on Vimeo.

"What follows may seem like dueling," says Attenborough as Cyrus and Thicke "dance" around each other onstage. "But actually it is, once again, a kind of dancing. The sequence of movements is long and complicated. If both partners perform without mistakes and in harmony, then, at last, their comes the most intimate act of all." And cue Cyrus launching into her twerk.

The Attenborough narration was lifted from this video, wihch is, we think, much more tasteful.