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How To Survive Quicksand

How To Survive Quicksand

As a child, I knew two things about quicksand: that it’s a go-to peril for cartoon characters in jungles, and that in real life, it’s only sticky if you treat it like a solid. Pretend it’s water, and you can swim out of it.

How To Survive A Gorilla Attack

How To Survive A Gorilla Attack

Gorillas, the largest primates in the world, can stand up to 1.8m tall and weigh upwards of 180kg. They’re normally very peaceful animals – more Koko and less King Kong – but a dominant silverback male has the strength of several men, and isn’t afraid to use it to defend…