I never cease to be amazed

    When to the zoo I go,

To see folk troop to see the apes,

    Their faces all aglow.


Each looks at t’other with alarm,

   Or perhaps it’s with respect.

And what do they both recognize?

    Family features I suspect.


So when you observe an orangutan

   Who stares at you in thought,

He’s really thinking:'Bless my soul,

    It’s Aunty that they’ve brought.'


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