03 July 2006

Doing the Birdy Dance

"I created the dance to bring happiness to the hearts of Africans and to chase away fear - the fear of eating chicken"

- DJ Lewis, a DJ in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, on the wacky bird flu dance that is all the rage in his city. Lewis thinks that getting people to dance their fears away will encourage them to keep eating poultry from poor villages (says the New Scientist, 17 June)

Source: NationalGeographic.com, 2 June 2006

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