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Wanda's Book Reviews

I am currently reading my way through a long list of science fiction and fantasy titles.  (http://www.npr.org/2011/08/07/138938145/science-fiction-and-fantasy-finalists if you are interested in the list).

Currently reading

Herland
Charlotte Perkins Gilman, Ann J. Lane
Wizard and Glass
Stephen King, Dave McKean
River of Blue Fire
Tad Williams
Canada
Richard Ford
Progress: 36/420 pages

Reading progress update: I've read 81 out of 304 pages.

Furry Logic: The Physics of Animal Life - Liz Kalaugher, Matin Durrani

 

Anyone else wishing they could plan a trip to Komodo Island to see the dragons?

 

Our zoo in Calgary had Komodo Dragons for a while, but it's just not the same as seeing them in the wild.

 

I also have been given to understand that in captivity, they don't produce such toxic bites as the wild lizards.  However, the risks of catching Salmonella from them is high.

 

I just checked the Canadian government website, and non-essential travel to Indonesia (which includes Komodo Island) is not advised.  No Komodos in my future, at least for now.