Books with Animals in the Title #1

The missing words in these book titles are animals. See if you can guess them.
Some answers are plural
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Last updated: March 16, 2016
First submittedOctober 1, 2011
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Harper Lee
To Kill a Mockingbird
Dashiell Hammett
The Maltese Falcon
John Steinbeck
Of Mice and Men
Roald Dahl
Fantastic Mr. Fox
John Updike
Rabbit, Run
William Golding
Lord of the Flies
William Shakespeare
The Taming of the Shrew
Cormac McCarthy
All the Pretty Horses
Nassim Nicholas Taleb
The Black Swan
Dr. Seuss
The Cat in the Hat
C.S. Lewis
The Lion, the Witch
and the Wardrobe
Philip K Dick
Do Androids Dream of
Electric Sheep?
John Grisham
The Pelican Brief
Sue Monk Kidd
The Secret Life of Bees
Charles Darwin
The Voyage of the Beagle
Sara Gruen
Water for Elephants
Richard Bach
Jonathan Livingston Seagull
Frederick Forsyth
The Day of the Jackal
Arthur Conan Doyle
The Hound of the Baskervilles
Desmond Morris
The Naked Ape
Hilary Mantel
Wolf Hall
Jean M. Auel
The Clan of the Cave Bear
Amy Chua
Battle Hymn of the
Tiger Mother
Richard & Florence
Mr. Popper's Penguins
Level 81
May 4, 2014
It's spelled Chua.
Level 71
Dec 12, 2015
Yes, it's Chua, not Chau. Please correct?

Thanks for a fun quiz.

Level ∞
Mar 16, 2016
Level 59
May 4, 2014
I wonder how so few get Darwin's book? Maybe they aren't looking at the author's name?
Level 71
Sep 4, 2014
People know The Origin of Species and the theory of evolution more than knowing the name of his boat...
Level 82
Dec 16, 2014
I would never have gotten it without the author's name. But, yeah, I'm actually impressed that 27% know the name of his boat.
Level 73
Jul 1, 2020
A long time ago, this was the 1 million D-Mark question in Germany. That's how I know it.
Level 70
Feb 19, 2021
Knowing the author and knowing the name of the boat he travel(l)ed on made it easier, as I've never come across this work.
Level 81
Oct 27, 2015
I was expecting HMS there.
Level 76
Sep 21, 2016
Clearly people haven't been to Patagonia. There are extensive topographical references to the Beagle and those on board. Ushuaia sits on the Beagle Channel. Argentina's most iconic mountain (sorry Aconcagua), Monte FitzRoy in Santa Cruz Province of Argentine Patagonia, is named after the captain of the Beagle. Monte FitzRoy notably appears on the logo of the Patagonia clothing company. The Alerce or Patagonian Cypress that makes up a lot of the temperate rainforests of more northerly parts of Chilean Patagonia belong to the genus Fitzroya. FitzRoy went on to be a Rear Admiral of the Royal Navy and founded the Met Office, but it all started when the captain of the Beagle shot himself and FitzRoy took over as acting captain during an expedition charting Tierra del Fuego. Of course FitzRoy and the Beagle are mainly remembered today for taking a young clergyman in training, Charles Darwin, on board. Overlooking the Beagle Channel is the spectacular Darwin Cordillera.
Level 67
Jan 30, 2020
I wasnt... one of the few I missed, then I saw the answer and the writer and thought agh should ve looked at the writer. That was of no use for the others, either I knew withou looking at the writer (which isnt even always familiar to me even with the titles I knew) them or not at all
Level 73
Mar 24, 2021
Silly me, I was thinking of the name of Darwin's vessel, and thought it was 'HMS Endeavour'.
Level 32
May 6, 2014
I put horse and it wasn't accepted. Could you accept singular forms of the answers?
Level 59
May 6, 2014
But the title of the book is not "All the Pretty Horse."
Level 70
Oct 24, 2016
Yeah that got me fr a few as well.
Level 54
Oct 27, 2016
Aren't humans animals????
Level 37
Oct 29, 2016
Great quizz for prolific readers! Thanks ;)
Level 75
Aug 10, 2018
I was hoping for "Good Night Gorilla" :)
Level 78
Aug 10, 2018
I thought we might see Gorillas in the Mist.
Level 55
Sep 15, 2018
Fun quiz, thanks
Level 63
Oct 12, 2020
Was very disappointed that "Chicken, Run" didn't work... :-(
Level 63
Nov 18, 2020
The Black Swan could have been The Black Stallion (different author, though).
Level 70
Feb 19, 2021
...erm, so it couldn't then. Is that what you're saying ? ;)
Level 22
May 21, 2021
Surely let the non plural version of some answers be accepted... bee and horse cmon