Sir David Attenborough Dubbed With Pokémon Go

Video highlights from David Attenborough's Natural Curiosities

Is there anything he can’t do?

This is what dreams are made of.

Wildlife commentary from renowned British naturalist and all-round hero Sir David Attenborough has been dubbed over footage from Pokémon Go.

Irish website Lovin Dublin posted the video their Facebook page last week, and the world is in love.

From teenage girls to police officers, it seems like everyone is hopping on the augmented reality bandwagon to hunt down their first Charmanders, Squirtles, and Bulbasaurs

Recently ranked as the most popular game in U.S. history, the phenomenon has made its way through civilisation and is now venturing into uncharted territory: national parks.

But as play increases, injuries abound. Already, players have been hurt after falling or walking into obstacles while cruising for critters.

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In Australia, catching Pokémon doesn't involve being on land at all. Fun ways to play this game include kayaking around some of Sydney's sparkling harbours and chasing after the game's water characters.

Two apps are better than one in New Zealand. Kiwis are so keen for Pokémon Go that they set up a national, live Snapchat account at PokémonGoNZ. Players can send snaps of themselves to PokémonGoNZ for a chance to be featured on the country’s story.

Millions downloaded Pokémon Go since its release this month, skyrocketing into a global, cultural phenomenon. Technically the app is officially available only in a number of countries, but fans around the world find ways to download it before it reaches their shores. Countries like England, Germany and Costa Rica quickly became hot spots for Pokémon exploration.

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