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Matt Leibel works as a freelance copywriter in San Francisco. He has published stories in several print and on-line magazines, including Parting Gifts, Cafe Irreal, and the San Francisco Bay Guardian. He has visited zoos on three continents.


Zootown, USA

Issue No. 24 ~ May, 1999

One morning at the St. Louis Zoo, the Camel and the Giraffe got to talking. "What the hell are we doing in St. Louis?" the Giraffe asked. "I’m on the outskirts of Riyadh back in ’89," the Camel said, "113 in the goddamn shade. People …