Animals: Pandora

Sailors traditionally raise hell in port, and David Frazeur. a seaman on the Steel Navigator, is a traditional sailor. When his ship docked at a port in tropical Sumatra about a month ago, he went ashore like a tidal wave. Next day, having managed to get back aboard, he awoke to find in his bunk a scaly, lizard-like creature about a foot long, with a stubby snout and a tongue that looked like a worm. Seaman Frazeur greeted the creature with no amazement, named it Pandora, fed it on milk and egg yolk....

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