50 Lion Puns That’ll Make You Roar With Laughter

Natalie Grant (with child sleeping)
Written by Natalie Grant Updated on October 19th, 2023

Lap up these 50 paw-some lion puns to make you laugh out loud.

Lions are the king of the jungle, ferocious beasts that hunt their prey. Lions are shown in films like The Lion King as soft funny warm creatures. We love to watch Simba dancing and singing with Timon and Pumba.

We now see a dangerous animal as a friendly cuddly mascot and thus there are many jokes about the lion. In zoos, we see these beautiful animals and we stare in wonder. The lion is actually a very social creature which we can see in its natural habitat.

So take a walk on the wild side and check out these mane-y lion jokes.

Brace yourself… here come the puns!

  1. I went to the circus. The lion was a “mane” attraction.
  2. I went to see the lion at the zoo. It was a hair-raising experience.
  3. Why didn’t the zookeeper trust the lion? He was always lion threw his teeth.
  4. Lions are always roaring with laughter!
  5. Leo was not invited to the restaurant. He always took the lion’s share.
  6. Why did the entrepreneur found himself in a lion’s den? He was on the wrong TV show.
  7. The lion was kicked out the zoo. He was a party animal.
  8. Why don’t lion trust leopards? They can’t change their spots.
  9. What did the big cat say when it was angry? “I’m feline a bit grrr-umpy!”
  10. Lions like to eat fruit. Pawpaws.
  11. Why do lions like summer? There’s pride before a fall.
  12. Lions are grrrreat!
  13. I went safari and saw a lion, he was having a roarsome time. 
  14. I tried to take a selfie at the zoo, but all the lion were camera shy.
  15. That lion cub is purr-fectly adorable.
  16. Where does a lioness send her kids when she needs a break? Cub scouts.
  17. Lion’s love pop music as it’s mane stream.
  18. Lions don’t play games on safari. There are too many cheetahs.
  19. What stories do lions love to read? Furry tails.
  20. Why don’t lions watch videos? They can only press paws.
  21. Lion couldn’t remember the passcode to his den. Luckily he found his mon-key.
  22. Why are lions angry landlords? They chase away any antelop-ers.
  23. Lions can’t help but roar when they see a meal. It’s in their nature to be herd.
  24. The lion won the fight. He had the eye of the tiger.
  25. Why did the lion go to the salon? He wanted a mane-icure.
  26. What do you call a lion who’s afraid of heights? A scaredy-cat. 
  27. Lions are the king of beasts; the mane-arch of the jungle.
  28. Why did the lion stay in his den all day? He had a wardrobe malfunction.
  29. The lions stole the cheetah’s house. Now it was a den of thieves.
  30. What did the lion say when he got a new pair of shoes? “Pawsome!”
  31. The lion is scared of my cow Daisy. What a cowardly lion!
  32. What did the lion say when he was chasing the goose? I’m going to hunt down.
  33. Why did the lion go to the hairdressers? To set the sable.
  34. The lion jumped on to the jeep. He wanted to go for the pride.
  35. The lion walked off from the eating competition. He was a r-oar loser.
  36. Why don’t lions like to play cards? Because they always get fleeced.
  37. What do you call a lion with eight legs? An octo-puss.
  38. If a lion could talk, he’d have a lot of purr-spective.
  39. How do lions measure their food? In p-ounces.
  40. What do you call a lion that dresses fancily? A dande-lion.
  41. Lions go out at night to prowl at the moon.
  42. What do you call a medieval lion? King of the castle.
  43. Why do lions go to church? To prey.
  44. What do you get if you put a lion in a field with sheep? Silence of the lambs.
  45. Lions love parties. They love to hit the dance roar.
  46. Why don’t lions like fast food? Because they have to wait so long to get their prey.
  47. Lions don’t like to be mane-handled.
  48. I’m lion when I say lions have a hill-roar-ious sense of humor.
  49. Lions are great circus animal. Especially lion on the ball.
  50. Why did the lion go to the optician after hunting zebra? Everything was in black and white.
Natalie Grant (with child sleeping)
Written by Natalie Grant Updated on October 19th, 2023