Twittering Tales — At the Zoo

50474750-943F-4EB2-A505-4FF91684FB36“What does it say?” the boy asked.

“It’s about how the ancient Egyptians built a zoo using crude tools,” the man said. “And all of the birds, animals, and snakes they kept at the zoo.”

“Wow,” the boy said, “really?”

“I don’t know, kid,” the man grinned. “I can’t read hieroglyphics.”

(280 characters)

Written for Kat Myrman’s Twittering Tales prompt. Photo credit: fotoerich at

8 thoughts on “Twittering Tales — At the Zoo

  1. Kat Myrman October 2, 2018 / 1:43 pm

    HA! You made me laugh out loud with that one. I love your sense of humor Fandango! Great story! 😀

    Liked by 1 person

    • Fandango October 2, 2018 / 4:54 pm

      One and a half. English and a little bit of French. (And a very limited Spanish vocabulary.)

      Liked by 1 person

  2. Hélène Vaillant October 3, 2018 / 5:45 pm

    This made me laugh out loud. Great story.

    Liked by 1 person

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