Moles, Hounds, Bears, Bees And Hares

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Music video for "Moles, Hounds, Bears, Bees And Hares"

song name Moles, Hounds, Bears, Bees and Hares
artist They Might Be Giants
releases Dial-A-Song (2015), Why?
year 2015
run time 2:11
sung by John Flansburgh


  • Written with Robin Goldwasser.
  • The lyrics and video reference Coney Island, Brooklyn, and the theory that it was named for a large population of rabbits that inhabited the area (the Dutch word for rabbit is "konijn").
  • Video designed by Alison Cowles, co-directed by David Cowles and Jeremy Galante.
  • The squirrel on the cover of Why? appears in the video for this song.
  • Despite this song's assertion, hares and rabbits are different species.

Song Themes

Animals, Body Parts, Questions, New York City, Puns, Sleep, Title Not In Lyrics, Water, Weather


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