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#DispatchesDNLee: Panyabukuu Haiku

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Panyabukuu is Swahili for Pouched rat

Pouched rats I study
Black and white, naked scaly
Tails they have

~ inspired by the Arusha Poetry Club of Arusha, Tanzania

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Dada DNLee
DNLee About the Author: DNLee is a biologist and she studies animal behavior, mammalogy, and ecology . She uses social media, informal experiential science experiences, and draws from hip hop culture to share science with general audiences, particularly under-served groups. Follow on Twitter @DNLee5.

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