How The Rhinoceros Got His Skin (poem)

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This story and poem are featured in Kipling's Just So Stories (1902).
An illustration for the story How The Rhinoceros Got His Skin (poem) by the author Rudyard Kipling An illustration for the story How The Rhinoceros Got His Skin (poem) by the author Rudyard Kipling An illustration for the story How The Rhinoceros Got His Skin (poem) by the author Rudyard Kipling
This Uninhabited Island
Is near Cape Gardafui;
But it's hot, too hot, of Suez
For the likes of you and me
Ever to go in a P. & O.
To call on the Cake Parsee.
How the Rhinoceros Got His Skin 2

I you liked reading this story, enjoy another of Kipling's Just So Stories (1902), The Crab that Played with the Sea. Many of Kipling's Just So Stories are often read in grades 2-3.

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