The race

Here’s a puzzle that has confounded even the brightest among us.

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You are on a horse, galloping at a constant speed. On your right side is a sharp drop off and on your left side is an elephant traveling at the same speed as you. Directly in front of you is a galloping kangaroo and your horse is ​unable to overtake it. Behind you is a lion running at the same speed as you and the kangaroo.

What must you do to safely get out of this highly dangerous situation?

Think about it for a moment … then ….

Get your drunken self off the merry-go-round!


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