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Walking the Jungle: An Adventurer's Guide to the Amazon

By: John Coningham

250 pages, 35 b/w photos

Burford Books

Paperback | Dec 2003 | #143019 | ISBN: 1580801080
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NHBS Price: £11.50 $15/€13 approx

About this book

The Amazon jungle, John Coningham's home for 30 years, boasts hazards to make even the most intrepid traveller hesitate. The book covers tocandira stinging ants, killer Hylesia caterpillars, deadly surucucu vipers, skin crawling bicho worms, dog eating giant otters, and many other intimidating creatures.

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John Coningham is a Brazilian novelist and teacher whose resume includes stints as an Army officer, cattle rancher, hunting guide, and construction boss. He lives in Campinas, Brazil.

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