Just because I'm in the mood, how about a few of Flanders & Swann's animal songs?
Let's start with the gnu.
Then there's the wild boar.
The wompom may be animal, vegetable or mineral, but as a fictional whatsit, I think we can include it in this morning's selection.
And, of course, their most famous animal song - the hippopotamus. I particularly like the Russian translation in the middle.
Ah, that warms the cockles of this formerly African boy's heart . . .