Can You Name All of These Cartoon Animals?

By: Staff

You can have all the mouse ears; for my money the cartoon king of all time is Bugs. Everyone has a favorite Bugs 'toon, but for me, it's a tossup between his faceoff with Wile E. Coyote and the famous opera with Elmer Fudd.

Mickey is probably the most identifiable cartoon character on the planet. Disney controls the image with an iron fist, and woe be to the T-shirt printer who slaps a pair of mouse ears on a shirt without permission.

I've always found Donald Duck fairly annoying, probably because his voice is one of the few I can't imitate well. Try it yourself! Be sure to apologize to the people you shower with saliva.

Felix is one of the very first animal cartoon characters, dating back to the early days of the 20th century. He survived colorization, animation and the addition of voices to cartoons, but now is mostly only seen as a moving clock sold in tchotchke shops.

Do you know the Tigger song? If you didn't know it before, you're now looking it up on YouTube and it will be stuck in your head for the rest of the week. You're welcome.

Daffy is the perfect comic foil for the perfect comic hero, Bugs Bunny. The famous "Duck Season/Rabbit Season" 'toon will leave you writhing on the floor.

Scooby is one of the greatest goofballs in movie history. Every episode of the show was essentially the same, and yet we watched them all for years and years.

The notion of a cartoon character being married was a novel one when Walt Disney's godlike pencil created Minnie, although none of Mickey's ribs were involved. She never caught on as much as Mickey, and wasn't a huge feature in more recent 'toons.

Despite the incredible popularity of the Calvin & Hobbes comic strip, Bill Watterson never licensed a Hobbes doll for sale. His dedication to the purity of his craft is admirable, if not his financial sense.

Which version of the Tom and Jerry cartoons do you like better, the ones where they outright feud or the ones where they're allies? To me, the fight 'toons are by far the funniest.

It's a plot as old as time and with as many variations as there are stars: Cat chases mouse. And yet that one idea kept one of the greatest cartoon series in history moving for decades.

Wile E. is a nearly Shakespearean character. He elevates futility to art, and even at his most wicked and Roadrunner-hungry, he still ties a napkin around his neck in anticipation of a meal that never comes.

In the late '80s, the AMC theater chain decided to bring back the old pre-movie cartoons for a summer. The first one I saw was the one where Granny takes Tweety to the seashore, and Sylvester at one point ends up water-skiing into a piling. I couldn't stop laughing after seeing it on the big screen.

Winnie is the ultimate cheerful little forest fellow. There's no trouble that can't be cured by a mouthful of honey and a nap in the meadow.

Do you always get Goofy and Pluto confused? Just remember: Goofy can talk, and Pluto is Mickey's pet.

How To Train Your Dragon wasn't expected to be the giant hit it became. A large part of its success was the way the dragons, especially the hero's Night Fury, Toothless, are depicted and brought to life.

Disney films have always had a way of putting tragedy squarely in the middle of kids' films. Think of Old Yeller! In this one, at least we get the tragedy out of the way at the beginning of the film.

Thumper made his debut in Bambi. He is a cute and humorous character that speaks his mind and befriends Bambi.

Bagheera is the most courageous of the animals in Rudyard Kipling's Jungle Book. Despite a serious size disadvantage, she stands up to jungle tyrant Shere Khan to save boy-child Mowgli from his fangs.

Mickey has Minnie, and Donald has Daisy, but Donald and Daisy aren't married. Donald constantly needs Daisy's help, but she's often oblivious to that -- and frequently aggravates situations by being the Disney version of a Valley Girl.

The Cheshire Cat is a fascinating character among a whole world of them. It actually predates Alice in Wonderland, although the origins, like those of so many literary characters, are open to debate.

Piglet is Pooh's constant companion, and frequently presents philosophical dilemmas for ursine solutions. He's at times the voice of the reader, puzzled by life and wondering about the world.

Dory, voiced by Ellen Degeneres, is a scatterbrain with a heart of gold. She made such a splash (pardon the pun) in Finding Nemo that she ended up with her own movie.

Garfield is easily the most ubiquitous of the comic-strip and cartoon cats. However, a movie with Bill Murray, playing the voice of the lasagna-craving feline, was a complete bomb at the box office.

It seems beyond belief that a tiny yellow bird could escape the clutches of a full-grown cat as long as Tweety does, but that's cartoon magic, kids! In real life, Tweety would have been a snack for a tabby years ago.

Jeremy Irons has played plenty of villains in his career, but none so nefarious as the one he gave voice to in Scar. The dastardly, cowardly lion in The Lion King killed Simba's dad, and tried to do the same to him.

Idris Elba's baritone purr gave life to the most recent incarnation of The Jungle Book's baddie. In the original '60s version, Khan was voiced by George Sanders, best known for playing Mr. Freeze in the original Batman series.

Eddie Murphy was a genius pick for the voice of Donkey in the Shrek series. His manic delivery gives Donkey's frantic monologues just the right edge.

Snoopy is the unchallenged king of cartoon dogs. No one is as cool, as long-lived, or as hapless at chasing the Bloody Red Baron as Charlie Brown's dog.

Droopy is definitely not the cheeriest of cartoon animals. With a perpetual air of weltschmerz and a voice that could put kids to sleep, his encounters with the more frenetic Warner Bros. characters are always hilarious.

Jiminy is commonly described as Pinocchio's conscience, but he's also the musical heart of the original movie and many succeeding Disney productions. Who hasn't sung "When You Wish Upon A Star" at least once?

Mojo began his cartoon life as the nemesis of the Powerpuff Girls, and then navigated his way to the Teen Titans Go! universe, where things really got weird. Befitting his chimp-ness, he's frenetically aggressive but has trouble focusing on one nefarious scheme at a time.

The Tasmanian Devil is a relentless devouring machine ... until he meets up with Bugs Bunny. The Warner Bros. cartoons with Bugs and Taz are some of the most hilarious.

Pete, also known as Peg-Leg Pete and Pistol Pete, was a generic bad guy character in several Disney cartoons. He most resembles a dog, although he's not specifically any particular animal.

Balto was an actual dog who, in 1925, helped deliver diphtheria serum across Alaska to save lives during an outbreak. An animated/live action movie chronicled the run in 1995.

Huckleberry was part of the expansive Hanna-Barbera cartoon stable that included the Great Grape Ape, Woody Woodpecker and many others. He was a daffy, countrified dog whose continued efforts at employment always ended in hilarious failure.

Mr. Krabs is part of the Spongebob Squarepants pantheon, and he's one of the villains. He's a money-hungry crustacean willing to go to any length to protect the recipe of his Krabby Patties.

Flik is the ant hero of Disney's A Bug's Life. Unlike almost all of his mound-mates, Flik has a sense of individuality and questions the established social order inside the ant colony. He's sort of the ant version of a hippie.

No nonverbal character in the history of cartoons has ever had more to say. Road Runner speeds through his desert days, seemingly largely unaware of the efforts of Wile E. Coyote to turn him into an entree. But every once in a while, he more or less winks at the camera just as Wile E. plunges off a cliff, down a chasm, etc.

Iago starts out as the evil-winged henchman of the villain Jafar in Disney's Aladdin. Later in the series (because he became a fan favorite), he became one of the good guys.

Zazu is the very uptight, buttoned-down majordomo for Mufasa and, later, Simba in The Lion King. According to the backstory, Mufasa saved him from the hyenas and he pledged himself to the king.

Courage the Cowardly Dog is a longtime standby of Cartoon Network's stable of characters. He was even once nominated for an Academy Award, but lost out to Wallace and Gromit.

Hyenas are truly unpleasant creatures, with a habit of preying on the weak, stealing food, and generally behaving in an unfriendly manner. Shenzy, Ed and Banzai, The Lion King's hyena pack, are archetypes of the breed.

Kaa is a wise rock python who is a recurring figure in Kipling's tales. He features prominently in The Jungle Book, serving as an advisor and protector to man-child Mowgli.

Brian only LOOKS like a dog. On the inside, he's a cynical, lecherous old man with a twisted sense of humor ... which is why he's one of the most popular characters on Family Guy.

Pongo is the dog-father who ends up with far more kids than he bargained for in 101 Dalmatians. He and Perdita help rescue 99 puppies from Cruella de Vil and then end up raising them.

Ratatouille is one of the greatest foodie movies ever made, and it stars a rat! Remy has dreams of cooking fine French food, and with the usual movie sequence of improbable but cute coincidences, he ends up winning over one of the toughest critics in Paris.

Woody was the cornerstone of the Hanna-Barbera cartoon empire, despite being one of the most annoying creatures ever inked. Can anyone stand more than 10 seconds of his signature laugh without contemplating birdicide?

Spike, and his yappy little pal Chester, are occasional characters in Warner Bros. cartoons, especially the Sylvester and Tweety 'toons. Chester is constantly hopping around asking Spike what he wants to do, and as it turns out that's often punching Chester to make him stop yapping.

Speedy has sadly fallen victim to political correctness and concern over stereotypes in the last few years, so his cartoons aren't seen as much anymore. His cheery ability to zoom his way out of any predicament made him a Warner Bros. favorite.

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About This Quiz

From Disney and DreamWorks to everything in between, cartoon characters are wacky and fun. Especially the cartoon animals that we have grown to love!

Cartoon characters have been entertaining us for years. Did you know that the first cartoon was made in 1908? It was called "Fantasmagorie." What was the first cartoon that you watched?

Can you tell Donald Duck from Daffy Duck? Do you know which character wears a red shirt? Which character is almost never seen without his signature carrot? If you can name these cartoon characters, you'll be well on your way to acing this quiz!

Can you think of a cartoon that doesn't have an animal in it? It may be more difficult than you think! Cartoon animals add to the fun atmosphere of the show. Who is your favorite cartoon animal?

Do you know the animals from Pixar movies? What about the animals of DreamWorks? Even if you're primarily a Disney animal expert, chances are that you'll still be able to name most of the animals on this quiz!

Cartoon animals come in all different shapes, sizes and personalities that make them memorable for years to come. So, if you think you're a true cartoon fan and know your animals, get ready to take this quiz!

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