Dark, timely, and thought-provoking.
Mejan wondered if she’d made the right decision in caving to her son’s desire to visit the zoo. It was a place she didn’t approve of. On the one hand, it bred endangered animals for future release into the new wild zones. That part she liked. But it also preserved certain native species too dangerous for freedom, creatures forced to endure long lives in cages, denied their natural habitat and the opportunity to breed.
“I want to see them,” Benzi said, his heart set on viewing the latter in their high-security enclosures. “I need to write a report about an animal for a school project.”
Mejan’s nose wrinkled at the thought. “Why not pick a different one? An elephant or tiger? Something less scary.”
“I’m not a little kid.” Benzi huffed a challenge to say otherwise. “My teacher said the government is thinking…
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Thanks again for sharing the post, Nesie. Keep smiling and spreading kindness. It makes a difference. Hugs.
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