95+ Creative Animal Puns to Tickle Your Funny Bone

Animal puns list
Written by Hilly Martin

Do you ever find yourself trying to think of a good animal puns? If so, you’re not alone! These jokes are always a hit, and they’re perfect for making everyone smile. From dogs to cats to lions, there are endless possibilities when it comes to animal puns. Today, we’re going to take a look at some of our favorites.

I know, I know. You’re thinking, “who cares? Pun-y jokes are so juvenile.” But trust me: animal puns never get old. In fact, they’re downright WILD. Because they in honor of all the furry, scaly and feathery friends out there, I’ve put together a list of my favorite animal puns. Ready to ROAR with laughter? So Let’s go

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Creative Animal Puns

  • Don’t worry Owl wait.
  • This Horse race is a piece of cake!
  • I have the Beaver, to construct your house.
  • Clam down everyone Snail soon come.
  • The Cat Flap… I always wanted one of those.
  • Why do birds suddenly appear?   They think you are Crude and rude.
  • Do you have a moment……….. To look at my Petunias?
  • When a Kitten plays with a toy, the Lion gets very playful.
  • If you meet an Elephant tell them they are giant rodents from Space
  • What if I told you that Foxes smell Chicken!
  • A Horse walks into a bar and says: “I’ll have a beer and some Buffalo wings please.”
  • Do Lemurs scream in the night?     No, they just run around like crazy people.
  • My Dog is so excited for Christmas………… He knows his new jumper is coming.
  • Would you like to come for a sleepover?  So I have some Mice………….
  • Why don’t Penguins fly south for the Winter?     It’s too Cold !
  • What do you call a Cat that won’t grow old?     Spots forever.
  • Are Crows birds of prey?    No, they are scavengers.
  • I have been to the ZOO many times, but I’ve never seen an Upside down Parrot.

Short Animal Puns

  • A horse walks down the street and sees a frog on a sign.  “Hey, where did that come from?”
  • I have to go home….. I am playing with my new toy Dinosaur.
  • Would you like a worm for your fish tank?     No thanks, it’s too fiddly.
  • What do Dolphins drink while swimming in the sea?     Fish-Aqua!
  • What did one flower say to the other?    “I love you, I’m just being bee-cful!”
  • If you have a lot of money can you buy happiness?    Yes, it’s called a Bulldog.
  • Dolphins are so intelligent they should answer the phone for NASA!
  • I love our new Kitten, we’ll call him Snowy.     No wait ……….. Blizzard.
  • A dog is man’s best friend…. A lion is a Lion’s best friend.
  • Giraffing Me Crazy!
  • Where does a Parrot go on holiday?     The Canary Islands!
  • I am going to count Sheep, but which one should I count first? The one standing closest to me of course.
  • How did the Cat get in the Cradle…….   She walked in and said: “You’re coming home with me!”
  • What did the Sheep say to his friends?    “I’m off to see the Wizard.”
  • What do you call a pig that sings well?     A crooning swine.
  • Who is this? It’s me, your pet Dog…………. Don’t tell my Cat!

Animal Puns One liners

  • All Pigeons are Birds but not all Birds are Pigeons
  • How do you get a Dragon in a cage?     With a Golden-Hook!
  • I am going to have some fish and chips tonight.    I would love it if someone shared them with me.
  • What did the dog say when he sat on sandpaper?    Ouchy Barky !
  • What do you get if you cross a cow and an ant?    An insect milking machine!
  • My bird sticks his head out of the cage and the Cat thinks it’s a great game.    Me too actually.
  • The Bull has been very naughty, he kicked me in the face like this: (T_T)
  • Are Dolphins fish?    No they are Mammals!
  • What do you call an Elephant that jumps up and down?    A Babar-acuda.
  • If I had a pound for every time, I jumped over the Moon ……. I would have enough Money to buy some cheese.
  • Why is it bad luck to see a white cat on its own?    Because it’s always the Grim Reaper’s pet.
  • What is a Terrapins favourite time of day?    Scrambled Terrapin !
  • Why did the baby Chimp fall out of the tree?    It was a long way up and he didn’t have a parachute!
  • If a man lays 10 Cats, do you call him a dirty man?    No, he’s an interior cat-ast.

Animal Puns Captions

  • What do you get if you cross an ant with an elephant?    A very large insect that enjoys the odd pint of Guinness.
  • Why are pirates called pirates?    Because they arrrgh!
  • Never for-goat.
  • What did the snail say to the sloth?    Nothing, they’re both slow!
  • Why wouldn’t the Cat go into the kitchen?    Because it had a “stay-at-home” puss.
  • I wish my Cat was this big!    Then I could call him Big Cats !
  • What’s the best way to communicate with fish?    Drop them a line!
  • Let’s crow old together.
  • Where do Birds go when their wings are wet?    To Wing-dry-land.
  • How do you know when it’s bedtime at the Zoo?    When the Lions start to yawn!
  • My brother has a baby Turtle, he calls him Tiny Tim.    I can’t wait to meet him….I call my brother Tiny Tim too!
  • What do Basketball players wear on their heads?    Cages.
  • I was playing with my Dog and knocked over a lamp, it was broken into zillions of pieces!    What were you doing? Also I was trying to “lamp” the pieces together like they do in China.
  • What do Astronauts take to space?    Their Rocket boosters.
  • Why did the Chicken cross the playground?    To get to the other slide.
  • What do you get if you cross a Lion with an elephant?    An animal that roars and has big ears, called a Lamphant.

Funny Animal Puns

  • What do you get if you cross a Chimp with an oyster?    Pearl Jam.
  • If bees are blind, why does my dog like to eat them?    She doesn’t know they’re there!
  • Why did the Cat climb up the tree?    Because she wanted to see what was on the other side.
  • What did the Fox say to his friends?    Stop copying me, you’re no-good copycats!
  • What did the Dinosaur say to the other Dinosaur?    Brrrrrr!….. I hate that Jurassic cold weather.
  • Why do birds fly south for winter?    It’s easier than walking and finding food!
  • I didn’t go to the Zoo, I wanted to stay at home and play with my Dog….. It’s not a very nice day though.    Oh well, it’s always better when you’re with someone else!
  • Why did the Parrot cross the road?    He was peer-pressured by the other birds.
  • What do you get if you cross a cat with an owl?    A very sleepy Catowl
  • If you drop a Lion in boiling water, does he become hot?    You’re asking for trouble!
  • What is it called when there are lots of Rabbits in the World?    A Hare-a-thon!
  • Where do Elephants go on holiday?    Spain; they love to play on the Beach!
  • Why did the Chicken cross the road?    To get to the other side.
  • Being away from you is un-bear-able.
  • Why did the Elephant paint its nails red?    Because he wanted to hide in a cherry tree!

Animal Puns & Jokes Cringe

  • What do you get if you cross a Lion with a snake?    A very angry Cat-serpent.
  • I laid a Dog when I was younger……. What’s that all about?!
  • If there were two dogs in the World, and one was really strong and the other was super-fast, what kind of dog would you like?    A Dog that could beat up any other breed!
  • What do you get if you cross a Shark with an elephant?    An animal that can swim under water and eat peanuts!
  • What goes hare …hare …hare…?     The fiercest animal in Africa!
  • What’s big, grey and can’t climb trees?    A shoe. Why are dogs good at keeping secrets?     Because they can keep a-paw!
  • What do you get if you cross a cheese with a Kangaroo…?     Something that smells funny but tastes good called Cheeky Cheese !
  • What do you call a Catfish in the Middle of an ocean?     A Tuna with no-friends.
  • Why are there so many Elephants at the football ground?    Because they love to play on the big grass!
  • Where can I find my lost Dog……? He lives at my feet apparently.                
  • What is a snake’s favorite type of music?     Vinnic.
  • Why couldn’t Daisy Duck go on holiday?    Because she was a Scaredy-Duck!
  • What do you get if you cross a Fox with a Raccoon?     A racoon-faced Fox.
  • What’s the difference between an Elephant and a Sardine?     About 10 tons!
  • It’s never too late to learn…..I’m still trying to figure out how to teach my dog to sit properly!


In conclusion, animal puns are a fun and creative way to add some humor and lightheartedness to our everyday lives. From punny animal names to witty animal-related phrases, there are endless possibilities for animal puns to brighten our day and put a smile on our faces.

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