Semi annoyed and amused with my son's English composition assignment..
"Mama, why don't I see Papa around anymore?" said the baby snake.
Mama snake sighed and said, "Let me tell you a story".
One fine day, Papa was sunbathing on a tree branch. Minding his own business, until a young hairless ape spotted him and let out an ear-piercing scream. Papa was terrified and tried to slither away. Unfortunately, he didn't warm up enough and he could only hide nearby. Soon, the young hairless ape came back with an adult hairless ape in a blue uniform. It was strange, the uniformed ones usually don't catch us. So Papa let his guard down.
It was a mistake.
Papa was caught and placed into a gunny-sack. Papa could have bitten the ape as it was silly enough to use his bare hands. Papa was too kind.
From that day onwards, we have not seen Papa again. His story was told to all the snakes in the parks.
Beware, child. Beware.
Slither away when you see the hairless apes. Even the young ones. Our homes are shrinking, so it's harder to avoid them but we must. It's the only way we can survive. Even though the apes do not prey on us, they make so much noise and leave their litter after eating food from outside of the forest. The apes are different from the other animals in the parks, they don't understand the concept of sharing and co-existing in peace. They make so much noise and leave their litter after eating food from outside of the forest.