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Can You Guess These Animals Based on Their Footprints?

How many of these footprints can you guess correctly?

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Deer-FootprintZillmann Reka Imola/Shutterstock

Depending on where you live, this might not be an uncommon sight

Can you spot the animals camouflaged in these photos?

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DeerVolodymyr Burdiak/Shutterstock

Answer: deer

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Pigeon-footprintsAleksandrov Ilia/Shutterstock

Just another city resident

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PigeonRay Dexter/Shutterstock

Answer: pigeon

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Raccoon-footprintsLeira/Shutterstock

These guys use their hands almost as much as we do

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RaccoonEkaterina Karavaeva/Shutterstock

Answer: raccoon

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Horse-FootprintsPAFS/Shutterstock

Their feet grow until they’re six years old

How good are you at math?

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HorseDewald Kirsten/Shutterstock

Answer: horse

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Beaver-footprintsErika Kirkpatrick/Shutterstock

These animals used to grow up to be 8 feet long

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BeaverDaniel Rose/Shutterstock

Answer: beaver

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Otter-footprintsLukasPich/Shutterstock

You can find these in almost every U.S. state

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OtterNadezda Murmakova/Shutterstock

Answer: otter

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Squirrel-footprintsNatalia Sokko/Shutterstock

No need to be alarmed if you find these tracks in your yard

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SquirrelBachkova Natalia/Shutterstock

Answer: squirrel

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Crab-FootprintsMark Mortin/Shutterstock

A pretty regular visitor to the beach

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hermit-Crabmathiasmoeller/Shutterstock

Answer: hermit crab

Only two percent of people can solve Einstein’s riddle. Are you part of that small percentage?

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Giraffe-footprintAtosan/Shutterstock

These guys can weigh up to 2,600 pounds

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Giraffepaula french/Shutterstock

Answer: giraffe

Can you figure out the missing word in this brainteaser?

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Turtle-footprintsphotoNN/Shutterstock

Looks like these animals went for a swim

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TurtleJB Manning/Shutterstock

Answer: sea turtle

Speaking of turtles, over 60 percent of people can’t find the turtle in this picture. Can you?

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Tiger-printsval lawless/Shutterstock

Hint: they’re the biggest species of their family

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TigerMattiaATH/Shutterstock

Answer: tiger

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Duck-footprintsKuttelvaserova Stuchelova/Shutterstock

Is that you, Donald?

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DucksLuckyPhoto/Shutterstock

Answer: duck

An MIT professor called this “the hardest puzzle ever.” Can you figure it out?

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Dog-printsLiudmila Pereginskaya/Shutterstock

You probably don’t need a hint for this one

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DogPatryk Kosmider/Shutterstock

Answer: dog

Quick! How many triangles are in this image?

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Elephant-footprintsmaramade/Shutterstock

The heaviest one in history weight 24,000 pounds

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ElephantTereshchenko Dmitry/Shutterstock

Answer: elephant

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Bear-footprintkostasgr/Shutterstock

You probably won’t want to come across one of these

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Bearnotsuperstar/Shutterstock

Answer: bear

We bet you can’t find the hidden robin in these trees.

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Rabbit-footprintsrolf robischon/Shutterstock

Over half of this animal’s total population lives in North America

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Rabbitcath5/Shutterstock

Answer: rabbit

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Penguin-footprintsH.R.Photos/Shutterstock

There’s a national day dedicated to these guys

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Penguinfieldwork/Shutterstock

Answer: penguin

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Cat-footprintsSaikorn/Shutterstock

A group of these animals is called a “clowder”

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CatNewman Studio/Shutterstock

Answer: cat

Find out the 50 secrets your pet won’t tell you.

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Snake-printsMyImages Micha/Shutterstock

You’ve definitely got this one

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SnakeStefan Scharf/Shutterstock

Answer: snake

OK, this spelling test from 1974 will drive you insane.

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Lizard-printsPete Hoffman/Shutterstock

There are over 6,000 species of these

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LizardDmytro Pylypenko/Shutterstock

Answer: lizard

Next, see if you can identify these animals by these close up pictures of their fur.

Brittany Gibson
Brittany Gibson is a regular contributor to RD.com’s culture, food, health, and travel sections. She was previously an editorial intern for RD.com and Westchester Magazine. Her articles have appeared on Buzzfeed, Business Insider, AOL, Yahoo, and MSN, among other sites. She earned a BA in English from the University of Connecticut

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