Clarence Michael James Stanislaus Dennis

Auburn, South Australia
Clarence Michael James Stanislaus Dennis
Auburn, South Australia
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The Elusive New Zoo Gnu

They had a new gnu at the Zoo
And nobody knew.
Tho' the keeper, they say, had a clue;
And that's probably true,
Since he knew a new gnu was due,
And well he knew, too,
That the mother would hide it from view,
As a natural gnu
Will do.

For the instinct, innate in the gnu,
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BillH 22 July 2019

When in college, my Dad, John J. Hallahan, wrote the following Limerick. I think it was published in a Boston Newspaper, probably the Boston Globe. My Dad was born in 1927, so this would have been a long time ago. I'm not sure if I have the title correct. The New Gnu There was a new gnu at the zoo, but just how new nobody knew. If we'd asked he'd have told, but we couldn't be bold, because nobody knew the new gnu.

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