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It was a typical stormy rainy season night.  Heavy rain, lightning, and thunder.
I had just finished a rum and water, and was curled up in my hammock on the "veranda",
reading Jurassic Park by kerosene lantern light.  What an appropriate setting for reading this book!
An hour or so passed and I was deep into the book.  The velociraptors were attacking and about to break in...
when suddenly,
just behind me there was a terrible agonizing death scream !!!

I gathered my shaken senses and a flashlight and caught a quick glimpse of
a nightwalker (kinkajou -Potos flavus), the "banshee of the rain forest canopy",
which had apparently just made a meal of one of my pet bats!

Now, that was an unforgettable set of circumstances.


Manatee Slaughter  One Stormy Night  Nite-Nite   Army Ants  The Singing Hammock  Bird Stories
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