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This is a list of national animals.

National animals[edit]

Country Name of animal Scientific name Pictures Ref.
 Afghanistan Snow leopard Panthera uncia Uncia uncia.jpg [1]
 Albania Golden eagle (primary national symbol) Aquila chrysaetos Aquila chrysaetos Flickr.jpg [2][3]
 Angola Red-crested turaco (national bird) Tauraco erythrolophus RedcrestedTuraco.jpg [4]
 Anguilla Zenaida dove Zenaida aurita Zenida aurita1 1 barbados.jpg [5]
 Antigua and Barbuda Fallow deer (national animal) Dama dama Fallow deer in field.jpg [6]
Frigate (national bird) Fregata magnificens Fregata magnificens1.jpg [6]
Hawksbill turtle (national sea creature) Eretmochelys imbricata Hawksbill Turtle.jpg [6]
 Argentina Rufous hornero Furnarius rufus Flickr - Dario Sanches - JOÃO-DE-BARRO (Furnarius rufus) (3).jpg [7]
 Australia Red kangaroo (national animal) Macropus rufus Red kangaroo - melbourne zoo.jpg [8]
Emu (national bird) Dromaius novaehollandiae Emoe.jpg [9]
 Bangladesh Royal Bengal tiger (national animal) Panthera tigris tigris Tigerramki.jpg [10]
 Belarus European bison Bison bonasus Wisent.jpg [11]
 Belize Baird's tapir Tapirus bairdii Central American Tapir-Belize20.jpg [11][12]
 Bhutan Druk Mythical Flag of Bhutan.svg [13]
Takin Budorcas taxicolor Takin indický.jpg [14]
 Bolivia Andean condor Vultur gryphus Colca-condor-c03.jpg [15]
 Brazil Macaw Ara Macao/Ara ararauna/Ara militaris Macaw.blueyellow.arp.750pix.jpg [16]
 Cambodia Kouprey Bos sauveli Kouprey at Vincennes Zoo in Paris by Georges Broihanne 1937.jpg [17]
 Canada North American beaver Castor canadensis American Beaver.jpg [18][19]
Canadian horse Equus ferus caballus Img 3372 Me trot.jpg [19]
 Democratic Republic of the Congo Okapi Okapia johnstoni Okapi2.jpg [20]
 Costa Rica West Indian manatee Trichechus manatus Manatee with calf.PD - colour corrected.jpg [21]
 Croatia Pine marten Martes martes Martes martes, Clunes, Scotland 4.jpg [22][23]
 Cuba Cuban trogon Priotelus temnurus Priotelus temnurus -Camaguey, Camaguey Province, Cuba-8.jpg [24][25]
 Cyprus Cypriot mouflon Ovis orientalis Mouflon in zoo.jpg [26]
 Czech Republic Double-tailed lion Mythical Small coat of arms of the Czech Republic.svg [27]
 Denmark Swan Swan Cygnus olor 2 (Marek Szczepanek).jpg [28]
 Faroe Islands Eurasian oystercatcher ("national bird") Haematopus ostralgus Haematopus ostralegus Norway.jpg [29]
 Greece Phoenix Mythical Phoenix-Fabelwesen.jpg [16][30]
 Honduras White-tailed deer Odocoileus virginianus White-tailed deer.jpg [31]
 Hungary Turul Mythical (most probably Falco cherrug) [32] Turul-Tb-front.jpg
 Iceland Gyrfalcon Falco rusticolus Falco rusticolus white cropped.jpg [33]
 India Bengal tiger (national animal) Panthera tigris tigris Bengal Tiger Karnataka.jpg [34]
Indian peafowl (national bird) Pavo cristatus Peacockbench.jpg [35]
King cobra (national reptile) Ophiophagus hannah Ophiophagus hannah2.jpg [36]
Ganges river dolphin (national aquatic animal) Platanista gangetica GangeticDolphin.jpg [37]
Gray langur (national heritage mammal) Semnopithecus Hanuman Langur.jpg [37]
Indian elephant (national heritage animal) Elephas maximus indicus IndianElephant.jpg [38]
 Indonesia Komodo dragon (national animal) Varanus komodoensis Komododragon2.jpg [39]
Garuda (historic national animal) Mythical National emblem of Indonesia Garuda Pancasila.svg [40]
 Iran Mugger crocodile Crocodylus palustris Marsh crocodile - Basking in the sun.jpg [16]
 Israel Hoopoe (national bird) Upupa epops Upupa epops (Ramat Gan)002.jpg [16]
 Jamaica Red-billed streamertail Trochilus polytmus Red-billed Streamertail 2506104129.jpg [41]
 Japan Green pheasant (natonal bird) Phasianus versicolor Phasianus versicolor in field.JPG [42]
Carp (national fish) Cyprinus carpio KoiDSC00093.JPG [43]
 Lithuania White stork Ciconia ciconia WhiteStorkGaulsh02.jpg [44]
 Macedonia Lion (in Macedonian heraldry) Panthera leo Macedonian Lion - Goce Delcev Bridge.JPG [45]
 Malaysia Malayan tiger (national animal) Panthera tigris jacksoni Tigerramki.jpg [46]
 Mauritius Dodo
Raphus cucullatus Dodo.JPG [11][47][48]
 Mexico Golden eagle (national animal/national bird) Aquila chrysaetos GoldenEagle-Nova.jpg [49]
Xoloitzcuintli (national dog) Canis lupus familiaris YoungLaka MexicanHairless.jpg
Grasshopper (national arthropod) Young grasshopper on grass stalk02.jpg
Jaguar (national mammal) Panthera onca Jaguar head shot.jpg
Vaquita (national marine mammal) Phocoena sinus Vaquita4 Olson NOAA.jpg
   Nepal Cow Brahman Baby.jpg [50]
 Netherlands Lion (heraldic symbol) Panthera leo Royal coat of arms of the Netherlands.svg [51]
 New Zealand Kiwi Karuwai at August 2005 Health Check.JPG [52]
 North Korea Chollima Mythical Korea-Silla-Cheonmado-01.jpg [53][54][55]
 Pakistan Markhor (national animal) Markhor.jpg [11][56]
Chukar (national bird) Alectoris-chukar-001.jpg [56]
Snow leopard (national heritage animal) Panthera uncia Snow Leopard 1 (4693059450).jpg [57]
 Panama Harpy eagle Harpia harpyja Harpia harpyja 001 800.jpg [11]
 Papua New Guinea Dugong (national marine mammal) Dugong Marsa Alam.jpg [58]
 Peru Vicuña (national animal) Vicugna vicugna Vicunacrop.jpg [59]
 Philippines Carabao (national animal) Bubalus bubalis Carabao.jpg [60]
Philippine eagle (national bird) Pithecophaga jefferyi Sir Arny(Philippine Eagle).jpg [61]
 Portugal Rooster of Barcelos Mythical PA2900302 galo emiliarocha medio.jpg [62]
 Qatar Oryx Gemsbok1.jpg [63]
 Romania Lynx Lynx lynx poing.jpg [64]
 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines St Vincent parrot Amazona guildingii -Botanical Gardens -Kingstown -Saint Vincent-8a-4c.jpg [65]
 Serbia Wolf Canis lupus lupus Canis lupus lupus qtl1.jpg [66]
Lanner falcon Lanner Falcon 800.jpg [67]
Lynx Lynx2.jpg [68]
 Somalia Leopard (national animal) Panthera pardus Leopard africa.jpg [69]
 South Africa Springbok (national animal) Springbok.JPG [70]
Blue crane (national bird)[70] Anthropoides paradiseus -Etosha National Park, Namibia-8.jpg
Galjoen (national fish)[70] Dichistius capensis.JPG
 Sri Lanka Jungle fowl (national bird) Thimindu 2009 09 04 Yala Sri Lanka Junglefowl 1.JPG [71]
 Tanzania Giraffe Giraffa camelopardalis Giraffe Mikumi National Park.jpg [72][73][74]
 Turkey Grey wolf Wolf on alert.jpg [75][76]
 United Kingdom
Bulldog (Britain as "British Bulldog" and England as "English Bulldog") Ozbulldog.jpg [77]
Mute swan (English, Celtic and Irish traditions) Cygnus olor.jpg [78][79]
Red kite (Wales) Milvus milvus R(ThKraft).jpg [80]
Unicorn (Scotland, Queen's Beast") Mythical Oftheunicorn.jpg [16][81][82][83][84]
Y Ddraig Goch (Welsh Dragon Wales and Queen's Beast) Mythical Flag of Wales 2.svg [80][85]
 United States Bald eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus.jpeg [86][87]

See also[edit]

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