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This bird is so popular, many countries around the world share a name with it

There's a bird, it's very popular. Several IRL Earth countries (more than 2) around the world share a name with the same bird, although the relation between the country name and the bird is not ...
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A Trivial Pursuit #23 (Science and Nature 4/4): Making Things Difficult

This is part 23 of A Trivial Pursuit, a 25-part puzzle hunt. Each part is solvable on its own, with the exception of the meta-puzzle at the end. Here is a crossword for you to solve... Actually, here ...
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Build-an-Animal Workshop

If I wear a canine head, I’ll become hard like a rock. But if I wear a cervid head, I’ll be almost as soft as a sock. If I wear a fish tail, I’ll be dead and rotting on a plain. But if I wear a ...
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A Trivial Pursuit #05 (Science and Nature 1/4): Animal Songs

This is part 5 of A Trivial Pursuit, a 25-part puzzle hunt. Each part is solvable on its own, with the exception of the meta-puzzle at the end. ♩ ♩♩♩♩♩ G E G S T H E M A M ♩♩♩♩♩♩♩♩♩ H ♩♩ D A ♩ R ♩♩ B ...
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Calculate a fictional animal based on real animals

Given the following equations: With the following data: Could you find the answer? Note: the icons resemble the animals, you don't have to look at (for example) the colors how the icons are painted,...
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Make these 30 animals look cool

Place the following 30 animals in the grid: Albatross   Alpaca   Anaconda   Ara   Bear   Bison   Chicken   Dog   Eagle   Elephant   Emu   Hummingbird   Ibex   Ibis   Impala   Kangaroo   Lark   ...
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Find all animals, to get the 13th animal

The following 12 animals are hidden in this word search puzzle. Each of them gives a letter, which is needed for the 13th animal. Elephant Anaconda Eagle Rattlesnake Vulture Owl Reindeer Mongoose ...
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The Mysterious Animal 2

Great, now that we know the houses are owned by we can sell them to animal (n). Animal (n) just said a few things! For some reason people are sad that I apparently get blackmailed, often when I tell ...
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The Species of the Houses

There are six houses. Each house is owned by the same species, and has something written on top of it: House 1: My name begins with what the first day begins with. House 2: I find myself in a hot ...
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Figure out the animal through a set of pictures

Which animal is related to this image?
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Animal Cross(word)ing

An entry in Fortnightly Topic Challenge #43: Variety Crossword Grids Each of the 40 clues listed below (a mix of pop culture and science/nature) yields the name of an animal. Your task is to solve ...
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The Quest For My Northern Home

I am a hybrid, a part of two wholes I became accomplished and then I was sold But enroute to my new home Down I rocketed to the frozen bowl Encased in iron for three days I lost the courage I had ...
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Mint, orange or pear

My prefix prefix comes from near the Med, my infix infix is slightly weird, my suffix suffix is brightly coloured, I am something sweet which may be sprayed.
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A Strange Safari

Well, my friend told me that he's just visited a safari. Being toured around, he was very surprised how the guide could spot those animals so quickly. He took some pictures of the animals, ...
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Name These Animals

Can you definitively name these animals? More importantly, can you find and extend the hidden number sequence? With elegant, long ears, precious huge animals need to be protected. Winter predator ...
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In a Fish that is not a Fish

Righteous head of a snake that is a snake, Aback, held in a fish that is not a fish. Now, I'm beauty in disguise, Despite being, to most, nightmarish. I am looking for two answers... One on the ...
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Common Marsupials and Rare Antelopes

Following the surge of riddles from senpais: this by jafe, and this by Rand al'Thor I hide as a puzzle in Malaysian spoon, Bounding sturdy monument and sturdy wood. Upside-down in common ...
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Leaps and Bounds [closed]

Cunning Coyote is in a race with Joe Jackrabbit. They both take the same size steps, but the coyote takes 14 steps in the time it takes the rabbit to take 9 steps. Cunning Coyote decided to let Joe ...
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Another Animal Guessing Riddle--What animal am I?

Splendor, beauty, and rainbows of color, Mythical, legend'ry, and glorious splendor, Some of the many descriptions I have, Lahwran a ot ytiralumis a sah daeherof ym, Eulc a rof em esrever! People ...
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I am an animal, but which one?

I run wild and free, with oh so much glee. I can have many fur colors, all are fluffy, once you meet me, you'll know I'm a toughie. My cold soul opens to the kind, you'll find me with a warm mind. ...
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May the Beginning and the End of Eternal Time be with You

I am: The beginning of the outsider, the omitted, the omega, and also of the most-able, the marking, the mega. The middle of the vision, the view, the vector, and also of the ribs, ...
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An animal riddle [closed]

I eat fish I am native to India I can weigh over 200 kilos I also eat larvae What am I?
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Animal connect wall

I made a connect wall about animals: ...
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Matchmaking in Animalia

These animals are wrongly paired: (1) Luscinia megarhynchos & (2) Oriolus traillii (3) Python regius & (4) Electrophorus electricus (5) Apis mellifera (Q) & (6) Lucanidae (7) ...
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Ornithogenic Turnover

Peptiberg: Hello, friend. Why do you look so pleased? Tippgeber: My friend just had a change of profession - from a divisive one to a constructive one. Peptiberg: Was it a smooth transition? ...
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Puzzle about the animals

My four parts to lap the clay My four parts are sugarcoated My two parts looking stars My two parts are the high minaret and my one innocent part kill ky bees Tell me who I am
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Welcome to the Cubic Zoo!

Welcome to the Cubic Zoo! Thank you for accepting our invitation to witness history in the making! My name is Amanda and I'll be your tour guide! Today marks a great achievement for the known world, ...
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Hunting Season is Open!

As some of you may have gathered, I really like learning about new animals; some of my favorites are: In the spirit of a good challenge with a chance to learn new things, I've created this multi-tier ...
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Enigmatic Animals

What are the three animals? The clues are separate from one another and get harder as they progress. Animal 1: I live in the shadows I don't let anyone else play in the bushes Animal 2: ...
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An animal related question [closed]

Here is an animal related question. It can be an animal or a riddle. Please give answer if you know and give necessary explanation. Which animal is 6-months male and 6-months female?
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Three words with three animals

Can you give me at least 3 ( I found 4 so far) Five Letter words with at least 3 animal names spelled in them? No anagrams (rearranging letters). The 3 animal names must be in ONE WORD. Find 3 ...
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No one will get dinged if this isn't solved, so please don't fly away!

I found a message on a nature walk. It warned me there was a wild gathering out and about. But instead of saying what to be careful of, the message only gave me nine clues. They said each symbol given ...
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A bird to remember

Rotated around, I am still the same, Reflected about, I am still the same, In three other birds, you’ll find me each time, What songbird am I? Last seen a while ago. This is my message to you-...
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Help! My animals have gone missing

I need your help. I am the proud owner of 17 animals. Unfortunately they have all gone missing in the past few weeks and I have a feeling they could be hiding in the States somewhere. Can you help me ...
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Cryptic Rebuses at the Zoo

Let me remind you, in case you haven’t read my previous puzzle, that a cryptic rebus is a rebus that has the form of a cryptic clue. That is to say, there are two parts to a cryptic rebus: a ...
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Four Birds + One

You have a 7x7 tray, and several pieces as shown (the dimensions should be fairly obvious since the picture is to scale, but if not, a yellow bird piece fits snugly in a 4x4 square, the blue piece is ...
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A birdwatching trip?

You're a rookie detective working your first real case: a kidnapping. A boy vacationing with his parents, in fact. They said they were heading towards the next coaster, when they turned around and ...
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My friend is quite silly

You can meet my small friend at -1. You can meet my American friend at -2. You can meet my very rare friend at -3. One of my friends is quite silly. One of my friends is very proud. ...
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Hickory Dickory dock

Hickory Dickory dock, The MOUSE ran up the clock, The clock struck one The MOUSE ran down, Hickory Dickory dock. Hickory Dickory dock, The OX ran up the clock, The clock struck two And down he flew, ...
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Plenty of Clues in the Crossword

This is a variety cryptic. Each clue or answer will be modified in one of four ways: ONE CLUE: These clues are lonely. TWO CLUE: These clues are twins - they have a bit of an identity crisis. ...
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A bizarre slot machine

There's a new slot machine in the casino in which you frequently gamble away all of your money! There are heads of animals above each slot... A pig, a parrot that rotates after each spin and a ...
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A Day at the Zoo

You find a note on your door when returning home. It tells you to check your email and find the hidden message. Upon inspection, there is a mysterious email in your inbox. From: ...
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A mysterious email from the World Wildlife Fund

You are a secret agent in the service of the KGB. After a delay when your superiors thought your cover had been blown before you even left Russia, you successfully infiltrated MI6 and worked for ...
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Triptych of Animal Cryptics

Here is a triptych of miniature cryptics for the animal lover in you. 1. Across 3. Slowpoke slain gruesomely (5) 4. Humpback turned up fourth of whales (5) Down 1. Gang of weasels tiptoe (...
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What is a Cardinal Animal?

This is in the spirit of the What is a Word™/Phrase™ series started by JLee with a special brand of Phrase™ and Word™ puzzles. If the name of an animal conforms to a special rule, I call it a Cardinal ...
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The ravens of peacocks

My grandmother told my cousin, a military man, that all the greatest wisdom in life came from animals. At first we thought she was talking about /r/adviceanimals, but then he received the following ...
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Don't duck this story!

As you prepare to get on board, I (the omniscient story-teller) noticed three other passengers that will be with you in this plane. The first one was writing a letter: I have to tell you that ...
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What is the world?

Thought I'd get back into puzzle-making by giving Fortnightly Topic Challenge #22 a go. As you work through one of your countless puzzle books, you find a sheet of paper inside with a poem on it. It'...
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Birdies and Tigers and Bears, Oh My!

An entry in the Fortnightly Topic Challenge #22: Animals ... The Secret Order of Animal Watchers   It's midnight. After a long stretch of unusual tossing and turning, you've finally gotten to ...
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The Baffling Birdcage

Entry into the Fortnightly Topic Challenge #22: Animals I received a package today from a certain Mortin, and I assume that it's some sort of puzzle, knowing him. Inside the package was a board of ...
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