Funny Imponderables About Animals

Updated on November 10, 2017
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Ben is a semi-retired sixty something, having spent 30 years working within the UK Utility industry. A father of 3 boys and grandad of 3.

Humour With Animal Related Imponderables

An article on Animal related imponderables.

Who hasn’t at some time in their lives wondered about something that they couldn’t find an answer for? As a young child I’m told that my favourite saying was “why is that”? And almost every day since then I have at some point pondered over a difficult to fathom question. Now I know that some people have an absolute yearning to eradicate all life’s great mysteries. But I have long given up on the youthful expectation that I will one day know everything there is to know. I now really don’t want to achieve this impossible goal. I think that the fact that I don’t everything is exciting - ambiguities are a part of life, lets embrace them. They keeps me searching for those questions and answers. Let’s face it – if we knew everything there was to know – life would be so monotonous, and dare I say it - dull. After all, as long as you remain curious, you will never be bored.

So, rather than worry about finding reasons for everything that exists, I sometimes just like to go with the flow and let life’s little conundrum’s wash over me. If the act of pondering over something can bring a little laughter, then all the better. Give it a try – it might just brighten your day.

These animal related imponderables may just add a little amusement to your day.

What is Imponderable in the world is greater than what we can handle.

— Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, French Idealist Philosopher, 1881 - 1955

Farmyard Imponderables

1. Why don't sheep shrink when it rains?

2. Do sheep get static cling when they rub against one another?

3. If a pig loses its voice, is it disgruntled?

Farmyard Imponderables
Farmyard Imponderables

Insect Imponderables

1. Would a fly without wings be called a walk?

2. How come every time I feel like opening a can of worms, the supermarket's out of stock?

3. What happens when none of your bees wax?

4. How do those dead bugs get into closed light fixtures?

Bird Imponderables

1. If mynah birds can talk, why do you never hear two of them having a conversation?

2. What do ducks have to do with duck-tape?

3. Why don't you ever see baby pigeons?

4. What do little birdies see when they get knocked unconscious?

Take A Moment To Ponder

Do you need anwers to every little thing in life?

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Deer Imponderables – Oh Dear!

1. How come you can kill a deer and put it on your wall but it’s illegal to keep them as a pet?

2. How do they get the deer to cross at that yellow road sign?

Are You Pondering What I'm Pondering - Snippets from Pinky and The Brain

More Animal Related Imponderables

1. Why isn't there mouse-flavored cat food?

2. If man evolved from monkeys and apes, why do we still have monkeys and apes?

3. Does a fish get cramps after eating?

4. If we can't see air does that mean fish can't see water?

5. If a turtle doesn't have a shell, is he homeless or naked?

Turtle Imponderable
Turtle Imponderable

And A Few More – Pushing The Boundaries I know!

1. Why does Goofy stand erect while Pluto remains on all fours? They’re both dogs!

2. Why does Bugs bunny walk around the cartoon naked, but puts a bathing suit on when he goes swimming?

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      Ben Reed 3 weeks ago from Redcar

      They do set you wondering. Pondering over them can become very consuming if you let them.

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      Mary Norton 5 weeks ago from Ontario, Canada

      Imponderables indeed. Sometimes, I, too wonder at these things.