And all things for their trek were held
Within their cargo pants.
Among the group, a jolly chap—
A red-head named Eugene,
A photographer of wildlife
Came slathered in sunscreen.
One thing the tourists did not know—
This was a staged charade
Of the lion, rhino, hippo,
Warthog, zebra cavalcade.
The big game had agreements
That were drafted for their cause.
Each play and drill was outlined
And recorded as by-laws.
The toss to start the big game’s game
Employed their mascot quail.
And when he landed on his head,
The ref would yell out, “Tail!”
The lion and the hippo then