When the zoo was abandoned, many of the animals died, for lack of care.
Not the monkeys! They thrived, using their above-average intelligence (for animals) to mimic the humans who once took care of them.
They multiplied. There was monkey shit everywhere.
A sea of monkeys.
Monkey sea, monkey doo-doo.
“Bees are cool.”
“What do you mean?”
He shows her the bee he’s holding.
“Well, look at this one. Iridescent wings, yellow and black stripes…”
“Out of all the animals I’ve seen, bees are the most beautiful.”
“I guess beauty really is in the eye of the bee-holder.”