• Peter Berthoud

Animal Snap

Updated: Sep 4

Animal Snap, Pepys Series Card Game


First Published: 1962, Pepys Series by Castell Brothers Ltd., St Cross Street, London

Illustrator or Designer: Not Credited


Contents: 44 Cards + Rules Booklet


Animal Snap Box Front with title card featuring a Labrador Puppy.
Animal Snap Box Front With Title Card

Animal Snap is a simple game of eleven sets of four identical cards featuring "young animals from all over the world". The illustrator is not credited.


Animal Snap Cards: Bush Baby, Chimpanzee, Chipmunk, Dik-Dik, Donkey & Fox Cub.

Bush Baby, Chimpanzee, Chipmunk, Dik-Dik, Donkey and Fox Cub cards.


Animal Snap Cards: Kitten, Koala Bear, Labrador Puppy, Lamb and Pet Rabbit.

Kitten, Koala Bear, Labrador Puppy, Lamb and Pet Rabbit cards.



Animal Snap was first published in 1962, the rules with this pack include an advert for Tom & Jerry Snap first published in 1972. So this simple game appears to have been available for at least a decade.


The pack featured here was part of Rex Pitts' personal collection.



Game & Version Details



​Animal Snap - Card Back



​​Animal Snap - Rules Front



​Animal Snap - Rules Back


Games Advertised:

Tom And Jerry Snap

Woodland Happy Families

Jaques' Original Happy Families



​Animal Snap - Box Back



​Animal Snap​ - Box Top



​ ​Animal Snap - Box Side Left



​​Animal Snap - Box Base



​​Animal Snap - Box Side Right



​ ​Animal Snap - Box Back With Flap