Ima Ryma


Kowali - Lincoln Park Zoo


Kowali, an African ape,
Female gorilla more exact,
Lived in the Lincoln Park Zoo scape
Since 1978 - fact!
But being of endangered kind,
She's on a mission to go where
Human planners are of a mind,
She's better off not here, but there.
And so she packed her lady bag,
And headed off to a new group,
By land so there'd be no jet lag,
One last sight seeing through the Loop.

Kowali's move to Knoxville Zoo.
What's a gorilla s'posed to do!

Submitted: Friday, July 19, 2013
Edited: Friday, July 19, 2013

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