At the Zoo

by William Makepeace Thackeray


First I saw the white bear, then I saw the black;
Then I saw the camel with a hump upon his back;
Then I saw the grey wolf, with mutton in his maw;
Then I saw the wombat waddle in the straw;
Then I saw the elephant a-waving of his trunk;
Then I saw the monkeys—mercy, how unpleasantly they smelt!


*** Small fun poem by English writer William Makepeace Thackeray, (July 18, 1811 — Dec. 24, 1863). Read, learn and have fun  with child from one year. ***

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