… because there is no need to think a whole week about it ;-).
I should say, looking back calmly on the matter, that seventy-five percent of the West African insects sting, five percent bite, and the rest are either prematurely or temporarily parasitic on the human race. … If you see a thing that looks like a cross between a flying lobster and a figure of Abraxes on a Gnostic gem, do not pay it the least attention; just keep quiet and hope it will go away – for that’s your best chance; you have non in a stand-up fight with a good, thorough-going African insect.
~ Mary Kinglsey, West African Studies
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