• AFRICA

KingOO_iconNAME: King Oolo-O’Pongo (Hippopotamus)

FIRST APPEARANCE: #106

“Yes, you are correct; Africa is a continent.  And yes, Metaphor Nations is about countries.  But before you get all high-and-mighty and offended, go to an unmarked map and see how many African countries you can identify.”


  • CHINA

Chin_icon NAME: Chin (Mouse)

FIRST APPEARANCE: #6

“Humans recently surpassed the mouse as the most populous mammal on earth. The Chinese  mice may be outnumbered, but at least they have free will.”


  • FRANCE

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NAME: Francois (Sloth)

FIRST APPEARANCE: #56

“I hear the sloths are really insulted by this metaphor.”


  • GERMANY

Bumsen_iconNAME: Bümsen (Goat)

FIRST APPEARANCE: #131

“When you’re rockin’ sandals, wool socks and lederhosen it’s hard to be friendly with anyone, much less your neighbors.”


  • GREECE

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NAME: Zeroks (Tree Frog)

FIRST APPEARANCE: #61

“He seems a little gay, doesn’t he?  He’s not, but he just seems it.”


  • INDIA

Doti_iconNAME: Doti (Elephant)

FIRST APPEARANCE: #108

“Elephants are nature’s most noble animals. They have photographic memory. Their personalities are magnetic.  They are deathly afraid of mice.  That last one is really weird, isn’t it?”"


  • ISRAEL (CURRENT)

Jojo_iconNAME: Jojo (Alligator)

FIRST APPEARANCE: #21

“Alligators thrive in harsh, unforgiving environments.  It should be a challenge to find another with whom to fight over Israel.”


  • ISRAEL (PAST)

Bacterium_iconNAME: The Bacterium

FIRST APPEARANCE: #22

“Nobody is happy dealing with bacteria.  Even when it’s the right answer on a biology exam.”


  • ITALY

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NAME: Donterio (Donkey, or Ass… or Ass Donkey)

FIRST APPEARANCE: #63

“Fun guy.  Interesting personality.  Not very punctual.”


  • LEBANON

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NAME: Lucky (Galago, better known as the bush baby)

FIRST APPEARANCE: #111

“You know that obnoxious group of people that lives down the street?  Well, imagine they moved into your kitchen.  That’s what it’s like to be Lebanon.”


  • MEXICO

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NAME: Felpudito (Chihuahua)

FIRST APPEARANCE: #8

“Felpudito, I think, means Tiny little door mat in Spanish. But I don’t speak the language, so for all I know it means green dog cheese. Well, queso verde perro means green dog cheese, but you know what I mean.”


  • PALESTINE (CURRENT)

Paluey_iconNAME: Paluey (Crocodile)

FIRST APPEARANCE: #21

“Crocodile origins can be traced back over 200 million years to the Triassic period.  That’s a lot of pent up anger.”


  • PALESTINE (PAST)

Mold_iconNAME: The Mold Spore

FIRST APPEARANCE: #22

“Much improvement since the days of the mold spore.  Then agains, you’re comparing progress against a mold spore.”


  • RUSSIA

Babushka_iconNAME: Babushka (Bear)

FIRST APPEARANCE: #81

“Russians are as happy as possible for a group that lives in Russia.  Anywhere else, they would be on suicide watch.”


  • SAUDI ARABIA

Akhem_iconNAME: Akhem (Gorilla)

FIRST APPEARANCE: #52

“He’s the proverbial gorilla in the room that no one is talking about.  Except he’s being talked about.  And it’s not nice.”


  • UNITED STATES

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NAME: Oosa (Penguin)

FIRST APPEARANCE: #1

“Penguins are the happiest animals alive because they mate for life, subsist on a diet of raw fish and inhabit the harshest environment on earth. They’re probably excited to be almost extinct.”


  • WORLD, AT LARGE

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NAME: Alpha (Polar Bear)

FIRST APPEARANCE: #1

“What better to represent the world than a cute and cuddly bear that will rip your face off?”