The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #16227   Message #2513258
Posted By: Uncle Phil
12-Dec-08 - 12:46 AM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: I Want a Hippopotamus for Christmas (Rox)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: I Want a Hippopotamus for Christmas
The short version of the story is that the song was used as a fund-raiser to buy a hippopotamus for the Oklahoma City zoo. They raised $3000 and the Okie city zoo got a hippo name Matilda.
- Phil