16 OCTOBER 1953, Page 13

"They say the Lion \ and the Lizard. . . ." The

usual prizes are offered for the best completion of this stanza (in the Omar Khayyam stanza-form) as an advertisement for the Zoo.

Entries must be addressed to the Spectator, 99 Gower Street, London, W.C.1, in envelopes marked "Competition," and must be received not later than October 27th. Results will be published in the Spectator of November 6th.