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I'd stopped to have a rest on our morning jungle trek and had leaned against a liana covered tree in this land I was a stranger and I didn't see the danger that was lurking just a foot away from me. With the pinpoint lightning strike like a fencer's foil might it attacked, then a hiss, and it was gone it's fast acting Dendrotoxin knocked me out like I'd been boxing but thank God I had my guide to call upon. The doctor checked my throat and got out some antidotes though he didn't know what species had attacked, but my guide had took a shot, and the photo he had got would be proof enough to back up all the facts. The doctor took a look and consulted in a book after leafing through the pages he declared “ You're lucky to be here, it's a species to be feared and if it had been me, I'd have been scared”. I went white as a sheet, he said “ it's length is fourteen feet coal black eyes, scales lime green, belly of amber, but the crown on it's head confirms to me without a doubt you've been bitten by a lifetime premium Mamba.”

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Date: 8/28/2016 1:45:00 PM
- .... and we are lucky to still have you here :) - hugs // Anne-Lise :)
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Viv Wigley
Date: 8/29/2016 5:43:00 AM
Thanks, Anne-Lise, I tread carefully, Viv x
Date: 8/28/2016 9:19:00 AM
I see you are in a humorous mood. An enjoyable read.
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Viv Wigley
Date: 8/28/2016 11:23:00 AM
Thanks Richard, a bit of buffoonery. Regards, Viv