A doggerel series about odd or little-known animals.
The giraffe weevil is a weevil species endemic to the forests of Madagascar. It was discovered in 2008; hence, little is known about it. As you have probably guessed, it’s named this way due to having an extended neck, much as giraffes do. (All animal info from http://www.strangeanimals.info/2014/03/Giraffe-Weevil.html#ixzz4Txyqo9ES)
“Am I a weevil or giraffe?”
She asked her dear barista friend,
Who from a deep and clear carafe
Could pour rich coffee (without end).
"That question is a bit beyond—
A little bit beyond my reach,”
He answered. “But of you I’m fond—
And so I’ll say … you’re some of each!”
This did not seem to mollify
Her friend—but so in life it goes:
You answer questions—oh, you try!—
Then realize that no one knows
The answers to conundrums deep.
So this poor creature—weevil or
Giraffe?—still felt she was a creep
And still felt creepy—to the core.
Until she sipped that latte down—
And felt its warmth through every part.
She felt no more she was a clown—
Felt latte-lovely in her heart!