Matthew Reilly back to his best with The Great Zoo of China

By Karen Hardy
Updated January 18 2018 - 10:00pm, first published November 17 2014 - 5:24pm

When Matthew Reilly was a boy he loved going to Taronga Zoo. His favourite thing to do was catch the cable car and look down on all the animals, the elephants, the hippopotamuses, the orang-utans, as the ride traversed the zoo. At the top end of the ride, near the main entrance, the cable car crosses the alligator exhibit, and Reilly would wonder what would happen if the cable car and the people in it fell into the pond.

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