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What holiday songs (any regular, popular holiday - religious or otherwise) promote vegetarianism or veganism?

One fun song many young children like is "I want a hippopotamus for Christmas" where:

"Mom says a hippo would eat me up, but then my teachers says the hippo is a vegetarian."

 

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"I want a hippopotamus for Christmas" by Gayla Peevey

http://www.lyricsmode.com/lyrics/g/gayla_peevey/i_want_a_hippopotam...


I want a hippopotamus for Christmas
Only a hippopotamus will do
Don't want a doll, no dinky Tinker Toy
I want a hippopotamus to play with and enjoy

I want a hippopotamus for Christmas
I don't think Santa Claus will mind, do you? 
He won't have to use our dirty chimney flue
Just bring him through the front door, that's the easy thing to do

I can see me now on Christmas morning, creeping down the stairs
Oh what joy and what surprise when I open up my eyes
To see a hippo hero standing there

I want a hippopotamus for Christmas
Only a hippopotamus will do
No crocodiles, no rhinoceroses
I only like hippopotamuses
And hippopotamuses like me too

Mom says the hippo would eat me up, but then
Teacher says a hippo is a vegetarian

There's lots of room for him in our two-car garage
I'd feed him there and wash him there and give him his massage
I can see me now on Christmas morning, creeping down the stairs
Oh what joy and what surprise when I open up my eyes
To see a hippo hero standing there

I want a hippopotamus for Christmas
Only a hippopotamus will do
No crocodiles or rhinoceroseses
I only like hippopotamuseses
And hippopotamuses like me too!

More lyrics: http://www.lyricsmode.com/lyrics/g/gayla_peevey/#share


[Lyrics from: http://www.lyricsmode.com/lyrics/g/gayla_peevey/i_want_a_hippopotam...]

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