Small Animal Riddles, Can You Guess It Right? (Part 25)

Thursday, June 20, 2024

Welcome to another installment of our small animal riddles series! Today's riddle is particularly interesting and unique. Let's see if you can figure out which animal we're describing with these clues:

  1. A ship in the desert, carrying mountains, 
    shā mò yī zhī chuán, chuán shàng zài zhe shān,
  2. From afar it looks like a pen rack, up close it's covered in wool.
    yuǎn kàn xiàng bǐ jià, jìn kàn yī shēn zhān.

Let's break down this riddle and see if you can guess the answer!

  • 沙漠一只船,船上载着山
(shā mò yī zhī chuán, chuán shàng zài zhe shān)
This line describes an animal that is like a ship in the desert, carrying mountains. This refers to an animal known for its ability to traverse the desert and its distinctive humps.
  • 远看像笔架,近看一身毡(
yuǎn kàn xiàng bǐ jià, jìn kàn yī shēn zhān
    This part tells us that from a distance, it looks like a pen rack, and up close, it is covered in wool. This fits the description of an animal with a distinctive shape and thick fur.

If you guessed a 骆驼 (luò tuó) camel, you are correct! The camel, known for its humps and ability to survive in the desert, fits this description perfectly.

Key Sentences:

  1. Camels are known as the ships of the desert. 
    luò tuó bèi chēng wèi shā mò zhī zhōu.
  2. Camels have humps that store fat. 
    luò tuó de tuó fēng chǔ cún zhī fáng.
  3. Camels can endure long journeys in harsh conditions. 
    luò tuó néng zài è liè tiáo jiàn xià cháng tú bá shè.

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