To make this book considered "age-appropriate" for children, Simon made changes and additions, including identifying Rum as a beaver (because the original lyric states that "the zookeeper is very fond of rum") and giving the hamsters headlights (because they "turn on frequently"). Zoo animals! The song was licensed in advertisements for the Bronx Zoo, the San Francisco Zoo and the Oregon Zoo in the late 1970s. After hearing that one of the richest men on earth, Spencer Spendington wants a Manzian White Lion in his private zoo, Jon Arbuckle, Liz Wilson, Garfield and Odie go to Africa to try and save the lions. In the Zoo up at Blackpool one year With a stick with an 'orse's 'ead 'andle Gave a lion a poke in the ear? Lions have strong, compact bodies and powerful forelegs, teeth and jaws for pulling down and killing prey. I love all the animals there! The song also features a talk box later on in the song. Great Work! "At the Zoo" was first released as a single in 1967, reaching #16 on the Billboard Hot 100. It was hardly a surprise to hear the mighty roar of a lion at the Indianapolis Zoo. Follow @genius Read the lyrics to the children's song Let's Go to the Zoo on BusSongs.com. Not only that, but in 1991 a children's book was published by Paul Simon, titled "Simon and Garfunkel at the Zoo," with rich, chocolatey illustrations by Valerie Michaut. The name of the lion was Wallace, The poke in the ear made 'im wild; And before you could say "Bob's your Uncle," 'E'd up and 'e'd swallowed the child. //]]>, Sorry, we have to make sure you're a human before we can show you this page. Song Length: 1:22 Our original song about going to the zoo and seeing lots of animals. Who's in the zoo to visit? Anybody who can't smile at this song has a heart made of charcoal. Lions, tigers, elephants, zebras, and bears, and bears! (monkey sound) What does the monkey say? You have correctly answered 8 of 10 questions. Young lions have light spotting on their coats that disappears as they grow. Born at Zoo Madgeburg in Germany on May 13th 2010, Bhanu moved to Assiniboine Park Zoo in Canada with his brother Kamal around the age of two, before calling ZSL London Zoo home in March 2016. !function(t,e,r){var n,s=t.getElementsByTagName(e)[0],i=/^http:/.test(t.location)? They said they have a 'zero tolerance policy on trespass and violation of barriers'. Witness the INCREDIBLE pride of endangered Asiatic lions at Chester Zoo, in an EXPANSIVE habitat, spanning 4,790 square metres! There was no San Diego Zoo in 1915, when a handsome male lion named Rex and two females, Rena and Cleopatra, arrived in town as part of the Panama-California International Exposition. 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The song begins, "Something tells me things have changed since I've been gone"; "Something tells me" is one of the few phrases that is still present in the released version. They paid, and went into the zoo, Where they'd lions and tigers and camels And cold ale and sandwiches, too. //