Animal Riddles

Here you will find interesting and fun animal riddles, sayings and puzzles of all kinds. To solve the puzzles, you have to let your imagination run wild and see beyond logic to find the correct answer!

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A horse is tied to a fifteen-foot rope and there is a bale of hay 25 feet away from him. The horse however is still able to eat from the hay. How is this possible?

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Category: Animal Riddles, Hard RiddlesTopics: Horse, Rope

A man started to town with a fox, a goose, and a sack of corn. He came to a stream which he had to cross in a tiny boat. He could only take one across at a time. He could not leave the fox alone with the goose or the goose alone with the corn. How did he get them all safely over the stream?

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Category: Animal RiddlesTopics: Corn, Fox, Goose

A murderer is condemned to death. He has to choose between three rooms. The first is full of raging fires, the second is full of assassins with loaded guns, and the third is full of lions that haven't eaten in 3 years. Which room is safest for him?

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Category: Animal RiddlesTopics: Building, Death, Lion

Alive as you but without breath,
As cold in my life as in my death;
Never a thirst though I always drink,
Dressed in a mail but never a clink.

Category: Animal Riddles, Classical riddlesTopics: Death, Drink

August was the name of a puppy who was always picking on larger animals. One day he got into an argument with a lion. The next day was the first day of September. Why?

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Category: Animal RiddlesTopics: Lion, Puppy, Time

Branches grow on its head; it wears spotted clothes. Not a donkey of a horse, it runs like the wind.

Category: Animal RiddlesTopics: Deer, Donkey, Horse

Do skunks celebrate Valentine's Day?

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Category: Animal Riddles, Holiday Riddles, PunsTopics: Skunk

Do the female deer like Mrs. Claus?

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Category: Animal Riddles, Holiday RiddlesTopics: Reindeer, Santa Claus

Dogs have fleas. What do sheep have?

Category: Animal Riddles, Wacky RiddlesTopics: Dog, Sheep


For me, I slap you. Because of you, I slap me.Hitting your skin, My blood flows. Who Am I?

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Category: Animal Riddles, Who Am ITopics: Mosquito

How can you tell when there is an elephant in your sandwich?

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Category: Animal Riddles, Wacky RiddlesTopics: Elephant, Food

How do you know carrots are good for your eyes?

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Category: Animal RiddlesTopics: Eye, Food, Rabbit

How does a dog stop a video?

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Category: Animal RiddlesTopics: Dog

How far can a bear walk into the woods?

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Category: Animal RiddlesTopics: Bear

How many sheep do you need to make a sweater?

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Category: Animal RiddlesTopics: Clothes, Sheep

I am alive without breath and cold as death. I am never thirsty but always drinking. What am I?

Category: Animal Riddles, What I AmTopics: Death, Drink, Fish

I can swim or walk for miles.
I’m big with thick, white hair.
I live up in the Arctic.
What I am?

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Category: Animal Riddles, What I AmTopics: Bear, Color, Winter


I have just one, but with eight to spare, I am usually friendly, but I sometimes act like I don't care. What am I?

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Category: Animal Riddles, What I AmTopics: Cat

If 20 blackbirds are on a fence and you shoot one, how many remain?

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Category: Animal Riddles, Classical riddlesTopics: Bird, Sound

If six children and two dogs were under an umbrella, how come none of them got wet?

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Category: Animal RiddlesTopics: Child, Dog, Umbrella

If you see a bird sitting on a twig, how could you get the twig without disturbing the bird?

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Category: Animal Riddles, Classical riddlesTopics: Bird

It’s an animal that doesn’t have grace and poise and only wants to make loud noise. What Is It?

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Category: Animal Riddles, What Is ItTopics: Monkey

It’s Valentine’s Day! What reindeer do we see on this day?

Category: Animal Riddles, Holiday RiddlesTopics: Reindeer, Valentine’s Day

My antlers tower above my head.
Where I live it’s cold all year.
I can pull a sled or pack a load.
You call me a ?

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Category: Animal RiddlesTopics: Reindeer

Never trust this fellow’s grin. His teeth are sharp and course, his blood’s as cold as icicles, and he’ll show no remorse! What is it?

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Category: Animal Riddles, What Is ItTopics: Crocodile