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  1. Hilarious! Well, not that you got attacked by a monkey, but the way you told the story. I’m glad you survived!

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  2. This is such a clever idea! I used to think I was the only person who had been attacked by a monkey (in India) but turns out those little guys are quite vicious. Can’t complain though-mine didn’t require any rabies shots! Glad you were able to find the injections you needed.

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  3. Learned loads about monkeys on a trip to Kenya. Nasty little so and so’s. There is a reason the locals carry sticks and they know what a tourist is. Glad you are ok.

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  4. Ah, this is brilliant! I was once attacked by a monkey in Bali. The near heart attack I had while it came charging at me was worse than the actual bite on my leg.

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    • I’m beginning to think there is a simian conspiracy the world over. We need to watch them closely lest they make a grab for world power.

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  5. What a cool way of telling a story. Makes me realize that carrying a sword while traveling might be a good idea, or it might just be a sign of the normal kind of comics that I read. And monkeys seem just about as vicious as the parked cars that attack me when I am in the city. Is nowhere safe?
    Rabies shots are notably painful. Hope you are doing ok.

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    • Yes. A sword. Once airlines loosen the restrictions on carry on, that’s my next big purchase.

      Shots were fine—they have a reputation but these days it’s just like being punched in the arm. Five times.

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  6. Amazing! That gave me a much needed laugh, while we’re sitting in a Uruguayan beach town…while it’s raining. Boo. Anyway, great comic! Looking forward to more.

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    • Not these days. Just a series of 5 shots spread out over a couple of months. The hardest part of the whole process was finding them (easy in Thailand, but only found the last one in Italy through pure chance!)

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