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The Animal Within is a limited time side questline released on December 19, 2015, along with the Winter 2015 Event's Act 2. To start the quest, the player had to complete Once In Royal Quimby's City Pt. 2.


Quest Requirements Time Reward Triggered By
The Animal Within Pt. 0
(Once In Royal Quimby's City Pt. 2)
Build the Exotic Petting Zoo
Make Willie Shovel Dung
Mistletoe Currency Icon.png100
The Animal Within Pt. 1 Upgrade "Exotic Petting Zoo" to Level 2* - Mistletoe Currency Icon.png100
The Animal Within Pt. 2 Upgrade "Exotic Petting Zoo" to Level 3* - Mistletoe Currency Icon.png100

* see the detailed list of the tasks to upgrade the "Exotic Petting Zoo" here


The Animal Within Pt. 1[]

Character Dialogue
Moe Icon.png "First thing an exotic petting zoo needs is a stage where they can prance around."
Quimby Smug Icon.png "And, er… chairs right up against the stage for the best views."
Moe Icon.png "Good idea. Then the pets can climb right down onto kids' laps."
Quimby Smug Icon.png "...and they can stuff their dollar bills into their costumes."
Moe Sneaky Icon.png "Wait, what? Are you thinkin' this is exotic ladies?! This is an exotic ANIMAL petting zoo."
Quimby Embarrassed Icon.png "Sorry. When I hear “exotic” and “petting” my mind goes where any crummy mayor's would."

The Animal Within Pt. 2[]


Character Dialogue
Moe Sad Icon.png "Okay, so it turns out "exotic animals" are also "very hard to get animals.""
Moe Sad Icon.png "We gotta make do with what we got, which ain't much."
Barney Icon.png "Maybe you could make Springfield's regular animals into special ones?"
Moe Icon.png "I think you're on to something, Barn."
Moe Icon.png "I believe it technically counts as exotic if I order paint and stick-on parts from overseas!"


Character Dialogue
Ralph Happy Icon.png "Oooh. Cute little fishy wants to be petted!"
Moe Worried Icon.png "Kid, don't get too close to this one, it's an..."
Ralph Electrocuted Icon.png "..."
Moe Sad Icon.png "... electric eel."
Moe Shocked Icon.png "Seriously, don't touch it. This thing could kill you, you know."
Ralph Happy Icon.png "Little fishy makes me all sparkly! More sparkles!"
Ralph Electrocuted Icon.png "..."
Moe Exhausted Icon.png "And he did it again..."