Copyright - El Appleby“Does anybody else want to say something?” the psychologist looked around.

“I haven’t had any friends since I was a child. The other animals just pointed and laughed. I was jeered at and booed at every gathering. Even my own mother didn’t want me. If I had a nickel for every time she told me to be like my perfect giraffe siblings… ” the zeraffant sobbed, tears streaming down her trunk. “I don’t know who I am anymore.”

The platapus duck, elephant seal, leopard seal, spider monkey, tigron and turtle dove, all nodded empathetically, recounting their own episodes of social maladjustment.


The name was derived as follows: Zebra+tigER+girAFFe+elephANT = ZERAFFANT

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