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am_Unition  ·  154 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: ". . . Well hello there."

"O, hi don't think so."

bhrgunatha  ·  153 days ago  ·  link  ·  

I lived in Singapore for a while as a kid and we went to the beach one day where a monitor lizard showed up. Not a komodo dragon but still.

I don't really remember details - it's one of those family stories. I just remember we saw a monster. I think it was about 1.5 - 2m long, which is big enough but as a 4 - 5 year old kid it was a real life monster. It's one of those family stories and I think there's a box in storage somewhere with a picture of a monitor lizard 20 or 30 metres away.

My parents said they were told they can bite so we cut that beach trip short.

am_Unition  ·  153 days ago  ·  link  ·  

That's some opening-scene-of-Jurassic-Park-II-level trauma