List of animals representing first-level administrative country subdivisions

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This is a list of animals that represent first-level administrative country subdivisions.

List by country[edit]

Australia[edit]

State State Animals
Western Australia Western Australia Numbat Numbat gnangarra 03.jpg
Black Swan Black Swans.jpg
South Australia South Australia Southern hairy-nosed wombat Haarnasenwombat (Lasiorhinus krefftii).jpg
Leafy seadragon Leafydragon.jpg
Piping shrike (unofficial) Maria Island Magpie.jpg
Victoria (Australia) Victoria Leadbeater's Possum Possum brushtail 1.jpg
Weedy Seadragon Phyllopteryx taeniolatus1.jpg
Helmeted Honeyeater Yellowtuftedhoneyeater.jpg
Tasmania Tasmania Tasmanian Devil (Unofficial) Tasdevil large.jpg
Australian Capital Territory Australian Capital Territory Gang-gang cockatoo Gang-gang male MJC01.jpg
New South Wales New South Wales Platypus Platypus.jpg
Blue groper Achoerodus viridis.jpg
Kookaburra Kookaburra portrait.jpg
Queensland Queensland Koala Koala climbing tree.jpg
Barrier Reef Anemonefish (Clown Fish) Common clownfish.jpg
Brolga Brolga.jpg
Northern Territory Northern Territory Red Kangaroo Red kangaroo - melbourne zoo.jpg
Wedge-tailed Eagle Wedge Tailed Eagle.jpg

Brazil[edit]

Province/Territory Animal
 Acre Sharp-shinned Hawk Accipiter erythronemius Horto Florestal de Sao Paulo, Brazil 2.jpg
Ring-tailed Coati Coati2.jpg
 Amazonas Harpy Eagle Harpia harpyja 001 800.jpg
 Pernambuco Giant Anteater Myresluger2.jpg
 Mato Grosso Roseate Spoonbill Roseate Spoonbill - Myakka River State Park.jpg
Capybara Capybara.jpg
 Rio de Janeiro Harpy Eagle Harpia harpyja -Miami MetroZoo -feeding-8a.jpg
 Rondônia Jaguar Onça pintada.jpg
 Roraima Great Egret Great Egret Fish.jpg

Canada[edit]

Province/Territory Animal
 Alberta Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus -Canada-6.jpg
Grizzly Bear Berries are Yummy (5004711979).jpg
 British Columbia Steller's Jay Stellers jay - natures pics.jpg
Sphynx Sphinx2 July 2006.jpg
 Manitoba Great Grey Owl Nash1b.jpg
Common Raccoon Raccoon, female after washing up.jpg
 New Brunswick Black-capped chickadee Poecile-atricapilla-001.jpg
Beaver Beaver in Winter, Gatineau Park.jpg
 Newfoundland and Labrador Atlantic puffin Atlanticpuffin4.jpg
Labrador Retriever YellowLabradorLooking new.jpg
Newfoundland Newfoundland dog Smoky.jpg
 Nova Scotia Caribou Renne chargeant.jpg
Osprey Osprey mg 9605.jpg
Nova Scotia Duck-Tolling Retriever (provincial dog) Tollers.jpg
 Northwest Territories Gyrfalcon Falco rusticolus white cropped.jpg
Arctic Grayling Underwater Arctic Grayling.jpg
 Nunavut Rock Ptarmigan
(Aqilgiq, ᐊᕐᑭᒡᒋᖅ ᐊᑕᔪᓕᒃ) Lagopus mutus[1]
Lagopus mutus.jpg
Canadian Inuit Dog
(Qimmiq, ᕿᒻᒥᖅ) Canis Familiaris Borealis[2]
Canadian Inuit Dog.jpg
 Ontario Beluga Belugawhale MMC.jpg
Common Loon Common Loon with chick.jpg
 Prince Edward Island Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata2.jpg
Arctic Wolf Polarwolf004.jpg
 Québec Snowy Owl Snowy Owl - Schnee-Eule.jpg
Red Squirrel Eichhörnchen Düsseldorf Hofgarten edit.jpg
 Saskatchewan Sharp-tailed Grouse Sharp-Tailed Grouse.jpg
River Otter LutraCanadensis fullres.jpg
 Yukon Common Raven Corvus corax and half dome.jpg
Moose Moose.jpg

People's Republic of China[edit]

Provinces and Territories (Autonomous regions) Provincial Animals
Guangdong[citation needed] Giant Panda (territorial animal of Guangdong) Giant Panda 2004-03-2.jpg
Silver Pheasant (territorial bird of Guangdong) Stavenn Lophura nycthemera 01.jpg
Hainan Hainan Partridge Hainan Partridge.jpg
Ningxia Blue-eared Pheasant Stavenn Crossoptilon auritum 00.jpg
Red panda Red panda china.jpg
Qinghai Black-necked crane Grus nigricollis -Bronx Zoo-8-3c.jpg
Shaanxi Crested ibis Ibis KIN.JPG
Shanxi Brown Eared Pheasant Crossoptilon mantchuricum.jpg

Denmark[edit]

Country National animal
Flag of the Faroe Islands.svg Faroe Islands Mouflon Mouflon in zoo.jpg

India[edit]

State Animal
Andhra Pradesh Blackbuck Blackbuck male female.jpg
Arunachal Pradesh Gayal Gayal (Bos frontalis).png
Assam One-horned rhino Indian Rhino (Rhinoceros unicornis)1 - Relic38.jpg
Bihar Gaur Indian Bison.jpg
Chhattisgarh Wild Buffalo Asiatic water buffalo in zoo tierpark friedrichsfelde berlin germany.jpg
Goa Gaur Indian Bison.jpg
Gujarat Asiatic lion Asiatic lion 02.jpg
Haryana Blackbuck Blackbuck male female.jpg
Himachal Pradesh snow leopard Moschustier.jpg
Jharkhand Indian elephant
Karnataka Indian elephant IndianElephant.jpg
Kerala Indian elephant Elephants by N A Nazeer.jpg
Lakshadweep Butterfly Fish Bep chaetodon decussatus.jpg
Meghalaya Clouded Leopard Clouded leopard.jpg
Madhya Pradesh Barasingha Barasingha.jpg
Maharashtra Indian Giant Squirrel Malabar giant sqirrel.jpg
Manipur Sangai Cervus eldii2.jpg
Mizoram Hoolock gibbon Ulluk-2.jpg
Nagaland Gaur Indian Bison.jpg
Odisha Indian Elephant
Punjab Blackbuck Blackbuck male female.jpg
Rajasthan Chinkara Chinkara.jpg
Sikkim Red panda Red panda sikkim.jpg
Tamil Nadu Nilgiri tahr Nilgiri Tahr, Kerala.jpg
Tripura Phayre's Langur
Uttarakhand Musk deer Moschustier.jpg
Uttar Pradesh Swamp Deer Barasingha.jpg
West Bengal Royal Bengal Tiger Tigerramki.jpg

Indonesia[edit]

Province Provincial identity animal
Aceh Rufous-tailed Shama
North Sumatra Nias Myna
West Sumatra Great Argus BxZ Argusianus argus 00x.jpg
Riau Blue-crowned Hanging Parrot Loriculus galgulus -on food bowl-4c2.jpg
Riau Islands Humphead snapper
Jambi Sumatran tiger Sumatran Tiger Berlin Tierpark.jpg
South Sumatra Giant Featherback Chitala.JPG
Bangka–Belitung Islands Horsfield's tarsier Kera hantu Sarawak.jpg
Bengkulu Sun bear Sun Bear 3.jpg
Lampung Sumatran Elephant Sumatra elephant Ragunan Zoo 3.JPG
Banten Javan Rhinoceros Java-1934.jpg
Jakarta Brahminy Kite Haliastur indus -Kerala, India -upper body-8.jpg
West Java Javan Leopard Panthera pardus close up.jpg
Central Java Black-naped Oriole Black-naped Oriole (Oriolus chinensis)- immature in Kolkata W IMG 6532.jpg
Special Region of Yogyakarta Zebra Dove Geopelia striata NBII (cropped).jpg
East Java Bekisar Stavenn Gallus varius 0.jpg
West Kalimantan Helmeted Hornbill Helmeted Hornbill.jpg
Central Kalimantan Bornean Peacock-Pheasant
East Kalimantan Irrawaddy dolphin
South Kalimantan Proboscis monkey Portrait of a Proboscis Monkey.jpg
Bali Bali Starling Leucopsar rothschildi -Brookfield Zoo, Chicago, USA-8a (1).jpg
West Nusa Tenggara Sunda Deer Rusa Deer (C. Timorensis).jpg
East Nusa Tenggara Komodo dragon Komododragon2.jpg
South East Sulawesi Anoa Lowland anoa.jpg
South Sulawesi Knobbed Hornbill Aceros cassidix - Weltvogelpark Walsrode 2011-03.jpg
West Sulawesi Snoring Rail
Central Sulawesi Maleo Stavenn Maleo.jpg
Gorontalo Dussumier's mullet Liza ramada 1.jpg
North Sulawesi Spectral tarsier Tarsier Tarsius sp.jpg
North Maluku Standardwing
Maluku Moluccan King Parrot Alisterus amboinensis -Brevard Zoo-8a-3c.jpg
West Papua Red Bird-of-paradise Paradisaea rubra female.jpg
Papua Twelve-wired Bird-of-paradise Seleucidis melanoleucus -Jurong Bird Park -male-8a.jpg

Italy[edit]

Administrative Region Hystorical Region
and Cities
Regional animal
Flag of Abruzzo.svg Abruzzo Regione-Abruzzo-Stemma.svg Abruzzo Apennine chamois (Rupicapra pyrenaica ornata) Rupicapra pyrenaica ornata 5.JPG
Marsica Marsican brown bear (Ursus arctos marsicanus) Orso marsicano.jpg
Flag of Valle d'Aosta.svg Aosta Valley Valle d'Aosta-Stemma.svg Aosta Valley Lion rampant (Panthera leo) Just one lion.jpg
Flag of Apulia.svg Apulia Province of Capitanata.png Capitanata and Daunia Griffin Trapezophoros con due grifoni che sbranano una cerva.jpg
Terra di Otranto.png Salento Common dolphin (Delpihinus delphi) Common dolphin.jpg
Jonian Apulia Italic scorpion (Euscorpius italicus) Euscorpius fg12.jpg
Flag of Basilicata.svg Basilicata Regione-Basilicata-Stemma.svg Lucania Lucanian wolf (Canis lupus italicus) Canis lupus Parc des Loups 003.jpg
Flag of Calabria.svg Calabria Coat of arms of Calabria.svg Vitulia or Bruttium Bull (Bos taurus) Benno Adam Stier.jpg
Flag of Campania.png Campania Terra di Lavoro.png Campania Felix and Samnium Mediterranean Italian buffalo (Bubalus bubalis) Mozzarella Büffel.jpg
Provincia di Avellino-Stemma.svg Irpinia Irpinian wolf (Canis lupus italicus) Canis lupus Parc des Loups 003.jpg
Benevento and Caudinia Calydonian Boar (Sus scrofa) Ausgewachsenes Wildschwein beim Suhlen.JPG
Flag of Emilia-Romagna.svg Emilia-Romagna Bologna Lion (Panthera leo) Just one lion.jpg
Coat of arms of the House of Este (1239).svg Emilia Estense (FE MO RE) White eagle WB Sea Eagle Pounce.jpg
Piacenza-Stemma.png Piacenza Capitoline She-wolf 4. La Lupa Capitolina.jpg
Caveja.png Romagna Rooster (Galus gallus domesticus) Brown Leghorn rooster in Australia.jpg
Flag of Friuli-Venezeia Giulia.png Friuli-Venezia Giulia Friuli Arms.svg Friuli Golden eagle (Aquila chrysaetos) Aquila chrysaetos 2 (Bohuš Číčel).jpg
Flag of Lazio.svg Lazio Lazio Coat of Arms.svg Latium Imperial eagle 5967 - Brescia - S. Giulia - Cippo per soldato (sec. I I) - Foto Giovanni Dall'Orto, 25 Giu 2011.jpg
Coat of arms of Rome.svg Rome Capitoline She-wolf 4. La Lupa Capitolina.jpg
Stemma della Sabina.svg Sabina Bull (Bos taurus) Benno Adam Stier.jpg
Viterbo-Stemma.png Tuscia Nemean lion Mosaic Heracles Nemean lion 3rd c AD AM Paros 119114.jpg
Flag of Liguria.svg Liguria Coat of arms of Liguria.svg Liguria Swan (Cygnus olor) CygneVaires.jpg
Flag of Lombardy.svg Lombardy Coat of arms of the House of Visconti (1277).svg Insubria/West Lombardy half-woolly sow albino (Sus scrofa) Scrofa semilanuta.jpg
Grass snake (Natrix natrix) Ringelnatter-039.jpg
Brescia Lioness Lion view.jpg
Flag of Marche.svg Marche Coat of arms of Marche.svg Picenum and Marche Green woodpecker (Picus viridis) Picus viridis juv(ThKraft).jpg
Flag of Molise.svg Molise Regione-Molise-Stemma.svg Samnium and Molise Ox (Bos taurus) Cotek ga.jpg
Piedmont Ivrea-Stemma.png Canavese and Ivrea Epona's Horses (Equus ferus caballus) Horses (Equus ferus caballus) (8124460884).jpg
Turin coat of arms.svg Turin and Taurasia Sacred (Apis) Bull (Bos taurus) Bronze Apis Louvre Br4462.jpg
Flag of the Italian region Sardinia.svg Sardinia Sardegna-Stemma.svg Sardinia Asinara donkey (Equus asinus var. albina) Asinello bianco sardegna asinara 3593693026 750d1054eb o.jpg
Giara horse (Equus ferus caballus) Giara-pferd.jpg
Greater flamingo (Phoenicopterus roseus) Flamant rose à l'envo.jpg
Sardinian mouflon (Ovis aries musimon) Mufflon-02.jpg
Sheep (Ovis aries) Ovis orientalis aries 01.jpg
Sicilian Flag.svg Sicily Catania u Liotru/Pygmy elephant (Palaeoloxodon falconeri) Elephas falconeri.jpg
Messina Italian hare (Lepus corsicanus) Feldhase Schiermonnikoog.JPG
Palermo Golden eagle (Aquila chrysaetos) Aquila chrysaetos 2 (Bohuš Číčel).jpg
Flag of Trentino-South Tyrol.svg Trentino-Südtirol Coat of arms of Trentino-South Tyrol.svg Trentino and South Tyrol Imperial eagle (Aquila heliaca) Eastern Imperial Eagle.jpg
Flag of Tuscany.svg Tuscany Coat of arms of Tuscany.svg Modern Tuscany Pegasus 2008-09 Pegasus.JPG
Flag of the Kingdom of Etruria.svg Etruria Chimera of Arezzo Chimera di Arezzo.jpg
Bandiera Elba.svg Elba Honeybee (Apis mellifera) Honeybee-27527-1.jpg

Japan[edit]

Country National animal
 Japan Koi, Green Pheasant Common carp.jpg
Home Nation National animal
 Akita Akita dog Akita Inu.jpg
 Chiba Meadow Bunting Houjiro male.JPG
Bream Calamus bajonado.jpg
Coho Salmon Oncorhynchus keta.jpeg
 Kanagawa Common Gull Larus canus1.jpg
Orca JumpingOrca.jpg
 Hokkaidō Red-crowned Crane Crane japan2.JPG
 Kyoto Raccoon Dog Tanuki01 960.jpg
Streaked Shearwater
 Tokyo Boar Sus scrofa ies.jpg
Black-headed Gull Black-headed Gull - St James's Park, London - Nov 2006.jpg

Netherlands[edit]

Malaysia[edit]

States State animals and birds
Sarawak Sarawak Rhinoceros Hornbill Buceros rhinoceros -Chester Zoo-8a.jpg
Sabah Sabah Malayan Tiger Tiger in the water.jpg
Perak Perak
Negeri Sembilan Negeri Sembilan
Malacca Malacca Malayan Tapir Tapirus indicus.jpg
Selangor Selangor White-bellied Sea Eagle White Bellied Sea Eagle 070531b.jpg

Mexico[edit]

Country National animal
Chihuahua (state) Chihuahua Chihuahua Chihuahua.jpg
Tabasco Tabasco Bull Bull - Mexico City.jpg

Pakistan[edit]

Province, Territory and state Unofficial symbols of animals and birds
Proposed Flag of Islamabad Capital Territory.svg Islamabad Capital Territory Rhesus Macaque (territorial animal of Islamabad) Rhesus Macaques.jpg
Rose-ringed Parakeet (territorial bird of Islamabad) Parrot India 2.jpg
Flag of Azad Kashmir.svg Azad Jammu and Kashmir Kashmir stag (state animal) Cervus cashmeerianus Smit.jpg
Black-necked crane (state bird) Black-necked Crane Tso Kar Ladakh Jammu and Kashmir India Asia 12.08.2013.png
Flag of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.svg Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Kabul Markhor (provincial animal) Capra falconeri hepteneri.jpg
White-crested Kalij Pheasant (provincial bird) Kalij-pheasant Hawaii.jpg
Flag of Balochistan.svg Balochistan (Pakistan) Dromedary camel (provincial animal) Camel-Desert animal.jpg
Houbara bustard (provincial bird) Houbara035.JPG
Flag of Sindh.svg Sindh Sindh Ibex (provincial animal)
Sind Sparrow (provincial bird) Sind Sparrow (Passer pyrrhonotus)- Male at Sultanpur I Picture 178.jpg
Flag of Punjab.svg Punjab (Pakistan) Punjab Urial (provincial animal) Wiesbaden Fasanerie Mufflon.JPG
Peacock (provincial bird) Peacock Islamabad.jpg
Flag of the Pakistan Muslim League (Q).svg Gilgit-Baltistan Yak (territorial animal) Ladakh yak (3).JPG
Shaheen Falcon (territorial bird) Shaheen Falcon (Falco peregrinus peregrinator) - Flickr - Lip Kee.jpg

Philippines[edit]

Country National animal
 Philippines Carabao
Also the Philippine Eagle, Bangus, Carabao
Carabao.jpg
Home Nation National animal
Cebu Tiger Panthera tigris.jpg
Bohol Unicorn, Red Deer Wesh unicorn statue.jpg

Romania[edit]

Historic Region National animal
Transylvania Eagle Aquila adalberti.jpg
Muntenia Raven The Raven.jpg
Moldova Aurochs Ur-painting.jpg
Dobrogea Dolphin Comdolph.jpg
Banat Lion Löwe 1.JPG

Spain[edit]

Country National animal
 Spain Bull Toro de Osborne (Llanes, Asturias) 01.jpg
Autonomous Community Community animal
 Catalonia Catalan donkey Donkey Catalan race.jpg
Phoenix La Renaixensa.jpg
Wyvern Royal Crest of Aragon.svg
 Basque Country Latxa Sheep Sheep DSC04002.jpg
Pottoka Pottok-Ainhoa.jpg
Betizu Cow Betizua txahalarekin.JPG
 Navarre Latxa Sheep Sheep DSC04002.jpg
Boar Jabalis.jpg
 Valencian Community Bat Bat shadow black.svg
 Galicia Blonde Galician Cow Arzua. A Castanheda. Galiza. vaca.jpg
 Cantabria Tudanca Cow TudancaBull.JPG
 Asturias Goat Capra pyrenaica.jpg
 Extremadura White Stork Stork (Palic, Serbia).jpg

United Kingdom[edit]

Country National animal
 United Kingdom Lion, and more modernly bulldog
Also the European robin, red deer & red fox
Lion 1 (5017739619).jpg
Home Nation National animal
 England Lion Pair of lions v2.jpg
 Scotland Unicorn Wesh unicorn statue.jpg
Scottish Terrier ScottishTerrier.jpg
 Wales Red Dragon Welsh Dragon Memorial Mametz Wood.jpg
County County Animal
Flag of Cornwall.svg Cornwall Cornish Chough[3] Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax -standing-8.jpg
 Kent White Horse[4] DominantWhiteHorsesD.jpg
 Sussex Martlet
 Essex Cat Thaxted cat - geograph.org.uk - 855784.jpg

United States[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Legislative Assembly of Nunavut. "The Rock Ptarmigan". Archived from the original on 2007-09-28. Retrieved 2007-10-17. 
  2. ^ Legislative Assembly of Nunavut. "The Canadian Inuit Dog". Archived from the original on 2007-08-06. Retrieved 2007-10-17. 
  3. ^ Cornwall Council. "The Cornish Chough". Retrieved 2010-05-14. 
  4. ^ "Giant horse to become £2m artwork". BBC News. 10 February 2009.