The Carnival of the Animals (Le carnaval des animaux) is a humorous musical suite of fourteen movements by the French Romantic composer Camille Saint-Saëns.The work was written for private performance by an ad hoc ensemble of two pianos and other instruments, and lasts around 25 minutes. Poules et coqs (Hens and Roosters) III. In 1976, Warner Brothers produced a television special directed by Chuck Jones featuring an abridged version of The Carnival of the Animals with Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck playing the piano duo (it opens with Bugs and Daffy arguing over the pronunciation of the composer's name—Camille Saint-Saëns [Bugs] or Camel Saynt Saynes [Daffy]). The Carnival of the Animals (about 25 minutes long) consists of fourteen movements and a finale: Saint-Saëns conducting his Carnival of the Animals by “Manwill”, Source: Pinterest (Fair use) I. "Carnival of the Animals" in "Fantasia 2000" Disney. The Carnival of the Animals, written by Camille Saint-Saëns, is the fifth and shortest segment in the 2000 Disney animated film Fantasia 2000. Though he banned most of it from public performance until after its death, it is among his biggest hits today. Though he banned most of it from public performance until after its death, it is among his biggest hits today. So fun, in fact, that composer Camille Saint-Saens feared it would ruin his image. Introduction et marche royale du lion (Introduction and Royal March of the Lion) II. He composed a musical joke for his students, Carnival of the Animals. Like a trip to the zoo or an uncle's bad jokes, The Carnival of the Animals is supposed to be fun. It is one of the best known pieces of classical music for children. So fun, in fact, that composer Camille Saint-Saens feared it would ruin his image. "Carnival of the Animals" in "Fantasia 2000" Disney Like a trip to the zoo or an uncle's bad jokes, The Carnival of the Animals is supposed to be fun. The music can also be heard in the film shown at Epcot, Impressions de France. The Carnival of the Animals is a lighthearted musical compostition of fourteen movements by the French composer Camille Saint-Saëns.