Animals in hiding
See if you can identify the animal homonyms that are hiding (or hibernating, perhaps) in the rhymes below.Skip to next paragraph
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1. A one or single, a match for a doe; what horses do when they won't go.
2. A tool for drains, an oil or pit; a limbless crawler, a treacherous wit.
3. In tree or pond, its legs some eat. On horses' hooves make padded feet.
4. What lashes do in a flirty way; a belfry flier, a club for play.
5. A curl or lock, a Broadway show. With hounds, a pursuit; a cottontail, no.
6. Reveal the facts, and not a "bull." In the buff; irascible.
BONUS: Which four of the animals in this quiz hibernate?
(1) buck; (2) snake; (3) frog; (4) bat; (5) hair, "Hair," hare (a jackrabbit is a hare, but a cottontail is a rabbit); (6) bare, bear, bare, bear.
frog, bat, bear, and snake.