"The Chimpanzoo" is a deleted song from the movie, Mary Poppins.

According to concept art and storyboards, this would have been a scene where Mary Poppins sang a song to the Banks children while at Uncle Albert's floating tea party, which would lead to a live-action/cartoon fantasy sequence where humans are kept in cages for animals to gawk at.


In Timbuktu, there's a Chimpanzoo

That's run by a chimpanzee.

It's an oddish place where the human race

Is under lock and key.

And on their backs, they wear small plaques

For the animals to view.

Which specify the reasons why

They're kept in the Chimpanzoo.

If you're boisterous and bumptious,

you're grist for the Chimpanzoo!

If you're overly rambuctious,

you're whisked to Timbuktu

Laughs, laughs, nothing but laughs

But you know who's laughing at who?

It's the animals there who giggle and stare

at you in the Chimpanzoo!

(Kazoo break)

Now this chimpanzee's relations

Keep the cages looking posh

Tend the wickets, take the tickets

And purvey the lemon squash

Laughs, laughs, nothing but laughs

But you know who's laughing at who?

It's the animals there who giggle and stare

at you in the Chimpanzoo!

You might never play the musicals

In all your wildest dreams

But billow and blast in the Chimpanzoo

And the animals burst their seams.

It takes a lot of talent and time

To become a West End attraction.

But in this place, one rude grimace

Gets a marvelous reaction.

Laughs, laughs, nothing but laughs

But you know who's laughing at who?

It's the animals there who giggle and stare

Gape with glee incredulously

At the boisterous bumptious rowdy crew

At you in the Chimpanzoo.


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Mary Poppins Logo
Films: Mary PoppinsMary Poppins ReturnsThe Cat That Looked at a KingVideo

Music: SoundtrackMusicalThe Legacy Collection
Books: Big Golden BookLittle Golden Book

Disney Parks
Garden of the Twelve FriendsMary Poppins RideThe Great Movie Ride

Entertainment: Disney's BelieveDisney Classics: The Music & The MagicOne Man's Dream II: The Magic Lives OnOnce Upon a Mouse
Restaurants: Jolly Holiday Bakery Cafe
Parades: Celebrate A Dream Come True ParadeDisney's Dreams On Parade: Moving OnDisney's Easter WonderlandDisney's Magical Moments ParadeDisney Cinema ParadeDisney Friends Springtime ProcessionalDisney Magic on ParadeDisney on Parade: 100 Years of MagicDisney Stars on ParadeDisney Stars 'n' CarsDreaming Up!Happiness is Here ParadeMickey's Soundsational ParadeThe Wonderful World of Disney Parade
Fireworks: Believe... There's Magic in the StarsDisney Dreams!Disney Movie MagicDisneyland ForeverFantasy in the SkyMagical

Mary Poppins: Mary PoppinsBertGeorge BanksWinifred BanksJane BanksMichael BanksPenguin WaitersFoxAdmiral Boom and Mr. BinnacleUncle AlbertMr. Dawes Sr.Katie NannaMrs. BrillEllenMr. Dawes Jr.Constable JonesThe Pearly BandMiss Lark

Mary Poppins Returns: William Weatherall WilkinsJackTopsyThe Balloon LadyClydeShamusJohn BanksAnnabel BanksGeorgie BanksAngusHamilton Gooding and Templeton FryeThe Park KeeperPenny Farthing

Mary Poppins: Sister SuffragetteThe Life I LeadThe Perfect NannyA Spoonful of SugarJolly HolidaySupercalifragilisticexpialidociousStay AwakeI Love to LaughFeed the Birds (Tuppence a Bag)A British BankFidelity Fiduciary BankChim Chim Cher-eeStep in TimeA Man Has DreamsLet's Go Fly a Kite

Mary Poppins Returns: (Underneath the) Lovely London SkyA ConversationCan You Imagine That?The Royal Doulton Music HallA Cover is Not the BookThe Place Where Lost Things GoTurning TurtleTrip a Little Light FantasticNowhere to Go But Up
Musical: Temper, TemperPractically PerfectAnything Can Happen
Deleted Songs: The Anthropomorphic ZooThe ChimpanzooThe Right SideThe Land of SandAdmiral BoomMary Poppins' MelodyYou Think, You BlinkThrough The Eyes of LoveWest WindTiki TownThe North Pole Polka

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