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I drink from my tail.
I breathe fire.
I hate water.
Only fire can bring me back to life.

Who am I?

Hint:

This is my first time here, I hope that you guys enjoy my very first riddle, and I don't feel like an old oil-lamp around these many bright-minded people.

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Are you a...

Lamp with a wick, like a kerosene lamp?

I drink from my tail.

One end of the wick is the tail

I breathe Fire.

The fire burns on the other end

I hate water.

Obviously, water can put it out

Only fire can bring me back to life.

You have to start up the fire on the wick to light it up

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  • $\begingroup$ Was going to write the same but the title says its any animal, that's why omitted the thought. :P $\endgroup$ – Maniraj Feb 7 at 9:39
  • $\begingroup$ @Maniraj I think you should've tried this $\endgroup$ – Ankit Feb 7 at 9:42
  • $\begingroup$ @Ankit I would go with the instincts next time, rather that thinking biologically. :) $\endgroup$ – Maniraj Feb 7 at 9:43
  • $\begingroup$ @Maniraj I'll keep that in mind $\endgroup$ – Ankit Feb 7 at 9:44
  • $\begingroup$ Actually, water won't put this out, but rather spread it in a usually spectacular way, which might be considered a different reason it hates water. $\endgroup$ – computercarguy Feb 7 at 17:16

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