Thursday’s Piece

“Under normal circumstances, in their natural habitats, wild animals do not mutilate themselves, masturbate, attack their offspring, develop stomach ulcers, become fetishists, suffer from obesity, form homosexual pair-bonds, or commit murder. Among human city dwellers, needless to say, all of these things occur.”

(From The Human Zoo by Desmond Morris, 1928 – )

John Lentell

1st May, 1970

(Rejected for publication by the Rhodesia Herald for being in ‘poor taste’ )

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