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Ape Fruit Juice

His keepers insist a gorilla/ Involved in a zoo escape thrilla/ Was simply awash/ With blackcurrant squash/ (Just don’t let him try sarsparilla)./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-37710435 His keepers insist a gorillaInvolved in a zoo escape thrillaWas simply awashWith blackcurrant squash(Just don't let … Continue reading

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Gorilla Thrilla

Kumbuka the captive gorilla/ Did not like his London Zoo villa/ The silverback ape/ Set out to escape/ But staff threw him back in the chiller./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-37652212 Kumbuka the captive gorillaDid not like his London Zoo villaThe silverback apeSet out … Continue reading

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Lynx on the Loose

A footloose Carpathian lynx/ Decided captivity stinks./ They trapped him with veal,/ His favourite meal,/ So ending three weeks of high jinks./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-devon-36935424 A footloose Carpathian lynxDecided captivity stinks.They trapped him with veal,His favourite meal,So ending three weeks of high … Continue reading

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Menagerie a Trois

A zookeeper tending to llamas/ Got tangled in amorous dramas/ As one colleague fought/ Another who sought/ The beast caged within his pyjamas./// http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/meerkat-handler-glassed-monkey-expert-6635614 A zookeeper tending to llamas Got tangled in amorous dramas As one colleague fought Another who sought The beast caged … Continue reading

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Ostriches and Lost Riches

There was an old man from Ukraine/ Whose palace was found to contain/ A helipad, boats/ Cars, ostriches, goats,/ More lavish than Citizen Kane. ///http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/ukraine-uprising-the-private-zoo-the-galleon-moored-on-a-private-lake-the-fleet-of-vintage-cars–ukrainians-left-openmouthed-at-the-opulence-of-yanukovychs-country-estate-9146886.html https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/437548099729240064

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Zoo To-do

A Danish giraffe is now dead/ To stop them becoming inbred/ The boss of the zoo/ Says that’s what zoos do./ The lions, meanwhile, are well fed. ///http://edition.cnn.com/2014/02/09/world/europe/denmark-zoo-giraffe/ https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/432617104701784065

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