"...the keepers are kindThe Trumpet of the Swan, by E.B. White. Lane has been listening to the audiobook and reading along in his paperback copy for days. I'd wager that he has large chunks of the story committed to memory, not just this funny excerpt from the poem about the Philadelphia Zoo--
And one baboon has a pink behind
The entire aim of a well-kept zoo
Is to bring the animal world to you!"
"Of all the places on land and sea
Philadelphia Zoo is the place for me
There is plenty to eat and a lot to do
There's a Frigate Bird and a tiny Shrew..."