INT. ZOO — RAINFOREST EXHIBIT — DAY

A smiling fat toad, HOKKA, sits on a log. ZEE the fly labors nearby.

HOKKA
Ha-ha. Yes. Buzzing-bird do
many-thing, make many-friend.
Is honored. Should little-bird ever
home-need, come Hokka, get
home. Busy-bird friend to
ever-Hokka. Ha-ha. Yes.

ZEE
Zee note. Now work.

HOKKA
Yes. Busy-bird must ever-work.
Is life-thing. Is place. Hokka know
this-thing of “place.”

ZEE
Is job. Zee consent.

HOKKA
Little-bird no making-fool with
Hokka. Hokka know. Little-bird
like place, like ever-work. Give
pride. Hokka/bird life-brothers:
like pride.

Hokka’s smile widens. He holds it.

ZEE
You speak many.
(a beat)
…But Zee think much in common.
Perhaps frog not so fool.

HOKKA
Ha-ha! …Yes. Many-thing have
many-common, but Hokka/bird
same be. Next week, Hokka/bird
much work. Ha! Yes. Much
work.

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