I clambered up and down the steep slopes, my heart pumping so hard I thought it would burst.
There were side ropes for support and I grasped them tentatively to find stable footing on the uneven ground, while keeping an eye out for giant black ants that our guide, local herpetofauna expert Steven Wong, had warned our group of three about.
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