50 Animal Puns That Will Make Ewe Roar With Laughter

Animal puns are the perfect treat for any demographic — and anyone who tells you different is irrelephant!

Get ready to laugh like a hyena at these genius animal puns!

1. What did the dolphin say when it broke its neighbor’s window?

It wasn’t on porpoise!

2. What’s the most useless thing about elephants?

It’s irrelephant.

3. Where do orcas go to listen to music?

The orca-stra!

4. Why’d the cow cross the road?

To get to the udder side!

5. What do you call a fish without an eye?

A fsh!

6. Where do sheep go on vacation?

The baaahamas.

7. What do you call a thieving alligator?

A crookodile!

8. What’s a snake’s favorite subject?


9. What did the koala say when he heard he wasn’t a bear?

“What do you mean? I have all the koalafications!”

10. Why is a bee’s hair always sticky?

Because it uses a honeycomb!

11. Why do cows go to New York?

To see the moosicals!

12. Is a snail faster without it’s tail?

No, it’s a lot more sluggish!

13. What do you call a sleeping bull?

A bull-dozer!

14. What do you call a cow that can’t produce milk?

An udder failure!

15. What do you get from a pampered cow?

Spoiled milk!

16. Where do polar bears vote?

The North Poll!

17. Why are fish so smart?

Because they live in schools!

18. Why are fish so easy to weight?

Because they have their own scales!

19. Why didn’t the boy believe the tiger?

He thought it was a lion!

20. What happens when a frog’s car breaks down?

It gets toad away!

21. Why was the leopard so bad at hiding?

He was always spotted!

22. What do you call one-hundred rabbits walking backwards?

A receding hare line!

23. What’s it called when you shave a crazy sheep?

Shear madness!

24. What’s a cheetah’s favorite meal?

Fast food!

25. What do you call a cow with a twitch?

Beef jerky!

25. Why do cows have hooves instead of feet?

Because they lactose!

26. How do you make an octopus laugh?

You give it ten-tickles!

27. Why are cats such bad storytellers?

Because they only have one tale!

28. What do you call a bear with no teeth?

A gummy bear!

29. What do you call a bear anarchy?


30. What do you call a deer with no eyes?


Bear Puns

31. What do you call a big who knows karate?

A pork chop!

32. Where does an elephant pack its luggage?

In its trunk!

33. What do you call an exploding monkey?

A baboom!

34. What’s the quietest kind of dog?

A hush puppy!

35. Why do cows wear bells?

Because their horns won’t work!

36. What kind of cat should you never play games with?

A cheetah!

37. What’s the difference between a fish and a piano?

You can’t tuna fish!

38. Why does it take so long for giraffes to apologize?

It takes a while for them to swallow their pride!

39. Which animal are you most likely to meet on Tinder?

A catfish!

40. How do fish stay so healthy?

Vitamin Sea!

41. Why did the policeman give the sheep a ticket?

It made an illegal ewe turn!

42. What did the mama buffalo say to her son before he went to school?


43. Why don’t bears wear shoes?

Because they prefer bear feet!

44. What’s an alligator’s favorite drink?


45. What did the dog say to the flea?

Stop bugging me!

46. What’s a dog’s favorite kind of pizza?


47. What’s a cat’s favorite breakfast?

Mice Krispies!

48. Why do pandas prefer old movies?

Because they’re black and white!

49. What’s the difference between a hippo and a Zippo?

One’s really heavy and the other is a little lighter!

50. What’s the difference between a cow and a car?

A car only has one horn!

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