Best animal jokes ever!

If you're looking for a good laugh, this selection of our favourite animal jokes will have you roaring with laughter! Why do giraffes have long necks? What do you call a camel with three humps? Find out here...

Chimpanzee covered his eyes and laughs

Here at BBC Wildlife magazine, we love a good laugh, and this selection of our favourite animal jokes will have you howling with laughter!

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Best animal jokes ever!

Q. Why couldn’t the two elephants go swimming?
A. Because they only had one pair of trunks between them.

Q. What is a marsupial’s favourite drink?
A. Coca-Koala

The Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards 2022
Paolo Mignosa
Felino
Italy

Title: Three headed ("Kerberos")
Description: The three cubs seem to form a ‘Kerberos’, the three –headed dog of Greek mythology.
Animal: Kamckatka brown bear cubs
Location of shot: Kuril lake, Kamchatka, Ruissia

Q. Why do squid swim in salt water?
A. Because pepper makes them sneeze.

Q. Why shouldn’t you play cards in the African savannah?
A. Because it’s full of cheetahs.

Q. Why can’t you get pain killers in the jungle?
A. Because the parrots eat ‘em all.

Q. Why do giraffes have long necks?
A. Because their feet stink.

Q. What do you call a hurt lemur?
A. An indri.

Q. Why do wolves never play in goal?
A. Because they’re always making howlers.

Q. How fast can a duck go?
A. At a quacking pace.

Q. Why was the baby snake sad?
A. Someone took its rattle.

Q. How do you raise a baby elephant?
A. With a crane.

Q. How did the two chickens dance at Christmas?
A. Chick to chick.

Q. How do you stop a skunk from smelling?
A. Put a peg on its nose.

This lioness doesn’t see the funny side. © WLDavies/Getty

Q. What happened when the lion ate the clown?
A. He felt funny.

Q. What do you call a camel with three humps?
A. Lumpy

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Q. What runs around the forest making other animals yawn?
A. A wild boar.