Economies of Scales

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February 22, 2009
By Ryan

Though this book’s jacket notes the author was, among other indignities, “sprayed by a bird-eating tarantula” and “ejaculated on by a Bengal tiger,” it doesn’t hold as many up-close and bizarre wildlife encounters as it seems to promise. To be fair, the book’s subhead emphasizes “reptile smugglers” (not the animals themselves), and I’d be lying if I said there weren’t animals on practically every page, but I guess I was hoping for more.

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