By Eric Ambler
The sunshine of Day was once the root for Jules Dassin’s vintage movie, Topkapi.
When Arthur Abdel Simpson first spots Harper within the Athens airport, he acknowledges him as a vacationer unusual with urban and wanting a inner most driving force. In different phrases, the precise mark for Simpson’s model of entrepreneurship. yet Harper proves to be extra the spider than the fly while he catches Simpson riffling his pockets for traveler’s assessments. quickly Simpson unearths himself blackmailed into using a suspicious automobile around the Turkish border. Then, while he's stuck back, this time through the police, he faces a decision: cooperate with the Turks and undercover agent on his erstwhile colleagues or prove in a single of Turkey’s infamous prisons. The gurus suspect an tried coup, yet Harper and his gang of overseas jewel thieves have deliberate anything either much less sinister and lots more and plenty, even more audacious.
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Cocodryllus (or Corkendril)—Though often bizarrely depicted, this is just a monstrous, 30foot-long version of the crocodile, colored in vivid crocus or saffron hues. Nile Crocodiles (Crocodylus niloticus) of Egypt and Estuarine Crocodiles (Crocodylus porosus) of Indonesia and northern Australia can grow to this size, but they are basically grey in color, with yellowish underbellies. Coje ya Menia (Portuguese, “Lion of the Water”; or Dilali, Mourou-Ngou)—A large, amphibious animal reported in the area of the Kuango River in east Angola, Africa.
Their names are Ao Ch’in, Ao Jun, Ao Kuang, and Ao Shun. They all answer to the Jade Emperor, who tells them where to distribute the rains. The Dragon Kings are said to be 3 to 5 miles long, with shaggy legs and tails and whiskered muzzles. Their slinky, serpentine bodies are covered in golden scales. It is said that when the Dragon Kings rise to the surface, waterspouts and typhoons are created, and when they take to the air, massive hurricanes result. Only the exceptional are allowed to meet with these great ocean sovereigns.
George Montadon named it Ameranthropoides loysi (“Loys’American anthropoid”). Skeptics have dismissed the image as nothing more than a Spider Monkey (Simia paniscus), which has an adult body length of only 20 inches. But recently, fossilized remains have been found of a giant, prehistoric howler-spider monkey, which, if still living, could account for this specimen. W. Buel reports that: “Dr. ” And in the early 19th century, German naturalist Alexander von Humboldt heard stories from the Orinoco about furry, humanlike creatures called Salvaje (“Wild”).
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