- "Hoppy's safe again! Now it's a Hoppy New Year!"
Hoppy New Year! is a rhyming magazine story.
As Edward arrives at the Wildlife Park, he wishes the rangers a "Happy New Year". Unfortunately, they have a problem; Hoppy the kangaroo has escaped and he is heading Edward's way. As the kangaroo approaches, Edward's driver throws down an apple to make Hoppy stay still. Hoppy is soon caught and is safe again.