The Monkeys Are Breaking Out The Zoo

Down at the zoo
There isn’t any noise
It’s much too early
For girls and boys
The monkeys have a plan
But you musn’t say a word
They’re going to do it quietly
So they can’t be heard

They’re sawing through the bars
They’re climbing out the cage
They’re tip-toeing past the zookeeper
They’re running out the gates

Because today the monkeys are breaking out the zoo
Because today the monkeys are breaking out the zoo

The zookeeper’s sleeping
He hasn’t heard a thing
All of the monkeys
Escaping
When he wakes up
(yawn)
He’s going to get a shock
(“Oh Dear!”)
He’s lost all the monkeys
(“Where’s the monkeys?”)
And they won’t come back

They’re skipping down the street
They’re beating on their chests
They’re laughing and they’re screeching
And scratching their heads

Because today the monkeys are breaking out the zoo
Because today the monkeys are breaking out the zoo
Because today the monkeys are breaking out the zoo
Because today the monkeys are breaking out the zoo

If you plan to go
To the zoo today
You won’t see monkeys
Because they’ve gone away
They’re heading for the mountains
They’re heading for the trees
They’re happy just to run around
And they’re happy to be free

Some are hailing taxis
Some are riding bikes
Some are swimming rivers
Some are flying kites

Now they are jumping
And swinging from the trees
Rolling on the floor
And picking out the fleas

Because today the monkeys have broken out the zoo
Because today the monkeys have broken out the zoo
Because today the monkeys have broken out the zoo
Because today the monkeys have broken out the zoo