“In the (first) fifteen years (of fieldwork) I can remember just ten times when I had really narrow escapes from death. Two were from drowning in typhoons, one was when our boat was charged by a wounded whale; once my wife and I were nearly eaten by wild dogs, once we were in great danger from fanatical lama priests; two were close calls when I fell over cliffs, once I was nearly caught by a huge python, and twice I might have been killed by bandits.”
Roy Chapman Andrews, dinosaur hunter
From a new non-fiction book here, Dragon Bones and Dinosaur Eggs. Who wants it first? Really cool!