‘He’s called a mata-mata and he’s come all the way from South America.’
‘Why?’ The five year old of our family is very interested in animals.
The zoo keeper holding the strange-looking turtle is pleased to have an excited customer. ‘He was a present from an American zoo to our Taronga Zoo here in Australia.’
‘When is he going back home?’
‘He’s going to stay here now. He’s not going home.’
‘Does he miss his mummy?’ Continue reading