Have a good time trying to solve animal riddles. Usually these riddles give some description and it is up to you find which animal is the answer to the riddle.
If you're stealing honey, be prepared to receive vengeance in this form.See answer
What is it that has a power socket on one end and a corkscrew on the other?See answer
Small edible creature from the sea that is often served at restaurants.See answer
A man walks out of a house that has four walls all facing north. A bird walks past him. What is it?See answer
His eyes were raging, that scraggly beast.
His lips were bursting, with rows of angry teeth.
Upon his back a razor was found.
It was a fearsome battle we fought,
my life – or his, one would be bought.
And when we were through,
and death chilled the air,
we cut out his heart, and ate it with flair.
What has a horn but does not work?See answer
Turkey day. What am I?See answer
I am not very commonly found! Only in some rainforest! I have an odd number of toes! I'm very lazy and hang upside down! What am I?See answer
If you are a man then your best friend will eat this for dinner.See answer
I'm a red creature from the sea with large claws, or pincers, and I'm often boiled and served as an expensive dish at seafood restaurants.See answer
What rains at the north pole?See answer
What build its house with earthen string and ensnares its prey with a biting sting?See answer
John Lennon sang about being this toothy creature.See answer
A spent round or a slimy critter.See answer
It is basically a cake made of cow.See answer
What's an insect's favourite sport?See answer
What do pandas have that no other animal has?See answer
What fish came first?See answer
I am known for my natural tuxedo and marching. What am I?See answer
What king can you make if you take the head of a lamb, the middle of a pig, the hind of a buffalo, and the tail of a dragon?See answer
My first is in window but not in pane.
My second's in road but not in lane.
My third is in oval but not in round.
My fourth is in hearing but not in sound.
My whole is known as a sign of peace.
And from noah's ark won quick release.
In a tree you'll find me moving slow as can be.
My name is a sin but from them I am free.
What am I?
It's small but larger than a bee,
And agile as a flea.
It humms but does not buzz,
And it's not covered with fuzz.
It is a small collector,
Of juicy flower nectar.
In the morning I sing on feathered wing. I soar through the air without a care. What am I?See answer
It is a big and bulky mammal,
And has a trunk just like a tree.
Will store water in its nose,
Which is long and like a hose.
Often cooked as fillet, this meat comes from an animal that swims underwater.See answer
Gown but not a priest; crown but not a king.See answer
A prickly house a little host contains;
The pointed weapons keep back from pains,
So he, unarmed, safe in his fort remains.
Edible beach crawler served at seafood restaurants, similar to a lobster, but quite different.See answer
What bird is always unhappy?See answer
Agile on my feet, I drive dogs mad.
I flick my tail when I'm angry and hum when I'm glad.
What am I?
What scientists might call your pooch.See answer
The fans of the pied piper's smooth sound who are feared by elephants.See answer
My first is in ocean but never in sea.
My second's in wasp but never in bee.
My third is in glider and also in flight.
My whole is a creature that comes out at night.
I am partly blind but can still see. I have legs but only use them for sleeping. What am I?See answer
I am a type of animal that hang out in the mist. What am I?See answer
Even if my life is taken eight still remain.See answer
I wear a red robe, with staff in hand and a stone in my throat. Cut me and I weep red tears. What am I?See answer
You're gonna need a bigger boat to go after one of these toothy hunters.See answer
They are producers of pies and burgers and are great for tipping.See answer
I have no eyes, no legs or ears and I help move the earth. What am I?See answer
It's like a forest without trees, Like a jail you want to visit. Though the inmates did no wrong. You may freely walk along, They're put there so you can see them, Just as long as you don't feed them.See answer
I have legs but seldom walk;
I backbite many but never talk;
I seek places that can hide me
because those that feed me cannot abide me.
I move without wings, between silken strings. I leave as you find my substance behind. What am I?See answer
I am a busy worker who is a water mammal. What am I?See answer
Looks like a hippo crossed with a unicorn.See answer
A tasty reward given to well behaved dogs and kids.See answer
I have three heads. Cut off one, I become stronger. Cut off two, I become ten. What am I?See answer
I have no bones and no legs, but if you keep me warm, I will soon walk away. What am I?See answer
A huge mythical animal said to resemble a whale.See answer
A celebrity under the sea.See answer
According to many students, dogs have an appetite for this paper item.See answer
What do you get when you cross an automobile with a household animal?See answer
A house has 4 walls. All of the walls are facing south, and a bear is circling the house. What color is the bear?See answer
You are in a room with 3 monkeys. One monkey has a banana, one has a stick, and one has nothing. Who is the smartest primate?See answer
Most people love to use me. You make me glide through the air. Even your dog loves me. What am I?See answer
It is the assumed nocturnal symbol of Mr. Wayne. What is it?See answer
What animal is the best at baseball?See answer
I sleep by day and fly at night, but I have no feathers to aid my flight. What am I?See answer
What do you call a dog that sweats so much?See answer
Dark, feathery, and popular in Baltimore and fantasy books.See answer
The alphabet goes from A to Z. What goes from Z to A?See answer
Though desert men once called me God, today men call me mad.
For I wag my tail when I am angry. And growl when I am glad.
When I'm metal or wood, I help you get home. When I'm flesh and I'm blood. In the darkness I roam.See answer
Those with eyes bigger than their stomach will definitely leave the restaurant with one of them. It is named after a house pet as well.See answer
This guy crossed a road and everyone wants an explanation.See answer
He calls in the morning, the day to renew,
if his owner gets hungry, he'll be turned to stew.
What is he?
Why do French people like to eat snails?See answer
Long slim and slender. Dark as homemade thunder. Keen eyes and peaked nose. Scares the Devil wherever it goes.See answer
Known as a great deceiver,
It is evil's incarnation,
Once used for veneration,
The root of all procreation.
All you can do is shiver,
When it begins to slither.
I have two eyes in the front and a lot of eyes on my tail. What am I?See answer
Cute hares that hop and deliver eggs at Easter are called by this nickname.See answer
What grows up while growing down?See answer
What bird can lift the heaviest weight?See answer
My first master has four legs, my second master has two. My first I serve in life, my second I serve in death. Tough I am, yet soft beside. Against ladies cheeks I often reside.See answer
I am a sound made by felines when petted. What am I?See answer
I can wake you up in the morning but I require no electricity or winding. What am I?See answer
What screams when put in a pot of boiling water?See answer
It's black and every time it speaks it says its name.See answer
I am an insect, half of my name is another insect. I am similar to the name of a famous band. What am I?See answer
It can be in a hat, Or out of the bag.
If you see it you'll be smitten, 'Cause it's fluffy like a mitten.
I have a tail. I can fly. I'm covered in colorful feathers. I can whistle and I can talk.See answer
They swim around in schools or pods and they are related to whales.See answer
My first is twice in apple but not once in tart.
My second is in liver but not in heart.
My third is in giant and also in ghost.
Whole I'm best when I am toast.
It is worldwide, but once only a spider could weave one.See answer
What has no arms, hands, or legs but moves the earth?See answer
Stolen from a cow, I'm placed in a vat. My flavor gets stronger the longer I've sat. What am I?See answer
To you, rude would I never be,
Though I flag my tongue for all to see.
What animal would you get crossed a duck, a beaver, and an otter?See answer
What animal keeps the best time?See answer
A nutcracker up in a tree.See answer
According to kids' entertainment, these reptiles are gifted at martial arts and surfer-dude slang.See answer
A colourful bird that talks.See answer
What wears a coat in the winter and pants in the summer?See answer
It rows quickly with four oars but never comes out from under his own roof. What is it?See answer
What kind of fish chases a mouse?See answer
I am gold and can be black and white, I'm a symbol for a nation, when freedom took flight. What am I?See answer
Hard iron on horse. Cow's hide on man.See answer
What do you get if you milk a cow after an earthquake?See answer
He's big, old and fluffy,
And looking rather scruffy.
He always needs a shave.
It's best to just avoid him,
And leave him in his cave.
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