X. J. Kennedy
Cried a scientist watching this creature dart by,
'Why its wings are too small for it! How dare it fly?'
So he figured and figured and finally found
That it just couldn't possibly get off the ground,
And they made him Professor. But still, hummingbird
Kept on flying to flowerbeds. It hadn't heard.
(Moonlight, Seas, and Chocolate Trees, p. 92)
Marine iguanas don't eat coconut, but no one had ever told Fred.
(Nim' Island, p. 6)