List of national animals

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This is a list of national animals.

National animals[edit]

CountryName of AnimalScientific nameOfficial statusPicturesRef.
 Åland IslandsRed DeerRed deer stag 2009 denmark.jpg
 AfghanistanSnow LeopardUncia uncia.jpg[1]
 AlbaniaGolden Eagle (primary national symbol)Aquila chrysaetos Flickr.jpg[2][3]
 AlgeriaFennec FoxTA ZOO orna Pict0224.jpg
 AngolaMagnificent FrigatebirdMale Frigate bird.jpg
Sable antelopeSable bull.jpg
 AnguillaZenaida DoveZenida aurita1 1 barbados.jpg[4]
 Antigua and BarbudaFallow Deer (national animal)Fallow deer in field.jpg[5]
Frigate (national bird)Fregata magnificens1.jpg[5]
Hawksbill turtle (national sea creature)Hawksbill Turtle.jpg[5]
 ArgentinaRufous HorneroFlickr - Dario Sanches - JOÃO-DE-BARRO (Furnarius rufus) (3).jpg[6]
Andean CondorVultur gryphus -Doué-la-Fontaine Zoo, France-8a.jpg
JaguarJunior-Jaguar-Belize-Zoo.jpg
 ArmeniaEagleAquila adalberti.jpg
LionHansomeLion 002.jpg
 AustraliaKangaroo (national animal)Red kangaroo - melbourne zoo.jpg[7]
Emu (national bird)Emoe.jpg[8]
 AustriaBlack EagleBlack eagle.jpg
 AzerbaijanKarabakh HorseQarabaq ati.jpg
 BahamasBlue MarlinAtlantic blue marlin.jpg
FlamingoPhoenicopterus ruber.jpg
 BahrainWhite-cheeked BulbulHimalayan Bulbul I IMG 6480.jpg[9]
 BangladeshRoyal Bengal Tiger (national animal)Tigerramki.jpg[10]
Oriental Magpie Robin (national bird)Oriental Magpie Robin (Copsychus saularis)- Male at Kolkata I IMG 3003.jpg
Hilsa (national fish)Ilish.JPG
Ganges River Dolphin (national mammal)GangeticDolphin.jpg
 BelarusEuropean BisonWisent.jpg[11]
White StorkWhiteStorkGaulsh02.jpg
 BelgiumLionLion waiting in Namibia.jpg
 BelizeBaird's TapirCentral American Tapir-Belize20.jpg[12][13]
 BeninLeopardLeopard africa.jpg
 BermudaHumpback WhaleHumpback Whale underwater shot.jpg
 BhutanDrukFlag of Bhutan.svg[14]
TakinTakin indický.jpg[15]
 BoliviaAlpacaAlpaka 33444.jpg
Andean CondorColca-condor-c03.jpg
 BotswanaZebraPlains Zebra Equus quagga.jpg
 BrazilMacawMacaw.blueyellow.arp.750pix.jpg[16]
JaguarOnça pintada.jpg
HarpiaHarpia harpyja 001 800.jpg
 BulgariaLionLion waiting in Namibia.jpg
 BurmaGrey Peacock-Pheasant (national bird)Polyplectron bicalcaratum male.jpg
 CambodiaKoupreyKouprey at Vincennes Zoo in Paris by Georges Broihanne 1937.jpg[17]
 CanadaBeaverAmerican Beaver.jpg[18][19]
Canadian Horse[19]Img 3372 Me trot.jpg
 ChileAndean CondorVultur gryphus -Doué-la-Fontaine Zoo, France-8a.jpg
HuemulHuemul.jpg
 ChinaChinese DragonThreeToeDragon.jpg
Giant PandaGiant Panda 2004-03-2.jpg
 ColombiaAndean CondorColca-condor-c07.jpg
True parrotGelbbrustara.jpg
 Democratic Republic of the CongoOkapiOkapi2.jpg[20]
 Costa RicaClay-colored ThrushTurdus-grayi-001.jpg
West Indian manateeManatee with calf.PD - colour corrected.jpg[21]
White-tailed DeerWhite-tailed deer.jpg
 Ivory CoastAfrican ElephantAfrican Bush Elephant Mikumi.jpg
 CroatiaPine martenPine Marten, Martes martes.jpg[22][23]
 CubaTocororoPriotelus temnurus -Camaguey, Camaguey Province, Cuba-8.jpg[24][25]
 CyprusCypriot MouflonMouflon in zoo.jpg[26]
 DenmarkMute SwanSwansCygnus olor.jpg
 Dominican RepublicPalmchatDulus dominicus.JPG
 Timor-LesteCrocodileSaltwaterCrocodile('Maximo').jpg
 EcuadorAndean CondorKondor 2.JPG
 EgyptGolden EagleAquila chrysaetos -San Francisco Zoo, California, USA -head-8a.jpg
 El SalvadorTurquoise-browed MotmotGuardabarranco.JPG
 EritreaArabian CamelCamels at Giza.JPG
 EstoniaEurasian lynxLynx lynx poing.jpg
Barn Swallow (national bird)Landsvale.jpg
Baltic herring (national fish)Räim.JPG
 Ethiopia
LionLion waiting in Namibia.jpg
 Faroe IslandsEurasian Oystercatcher ("national bird")Haematopus ostralegus Norway.jpg[27]
 FinlandBrown BearOurs brun parcanimalierpyrenees 1.jpg
Whooper Swan (national bird)030-Cygnus cygnus2.jpg
European perch (national fish)PercheCommune.jpg
 FranceGallic RoosterCoq Belle-Ile.jpg[28]
French Imperial EagleImperial Guard Horse Grenadiers 1st squadron Eagle, Louvre des Antiquaires.JPG
 GabonBlack pantherBlackleopard.JPG
 GeorgiaGeorgian Shepherd, Caucasian Shepherd DogCaucasianShep.jpg
Gray wolfHowlsnow.jpg
 GermanyGolden EagleGolden Eagle in flight - 5.jpg
 GibraltarBarbary MacaqueGibraltar Barbary Macaque.jpg
 GreeceDolphinComdolph.jpg
PhoenixPhoenix-Fabelwesen.jpg[29][30]
 GhanaEaglePolemaetus bellicosus -Masai Mara-8.jpg
 GreenlandPolar BearPolar Bear - Alaska.jpg
 GrenadaGrenada DoveGrenadadove1.jpg
 GuatemalaQuetzalResplendentQuetzal.jpg
 GuernseyGuernsey cowGuernsey cow or calf lying on the ground, ca 1941-42.jpg
 GuyanaCanje PheasantOpisthocomus hoazin.jpg
JaguarOnça pintada.jpg
 HaitiHispaniolan trogonPriotelus roseigaster.jpg
 HondurasWhite-tailed DeerWhite-tailed deer.jpg[31]
Ara macaoAra macao -Munster Zoo, Germany-8a.jpg
 HungaryTurulTurul-Tb-front.jpg
 IcelandRock Ptarmigan[citation needed]Rock Ptarmigan (Lagopus Muta).jpg
GyrfalconFalco rusticolusYesFalco rusticolus white cropped.jpg[32]
 IndiaRoyal Bengal Tiger (national animal;)Bengal Tiger Karnataka.jpg[33] adopted in 1972 instead of the asiatic lion
Indian Peacock (national bird)Peacockbench.jpg[34]
King Cobra (national reptile)Ophiophagus hannah2.jpg[35]
Ganges River Dolphin (national aquatic animal)GangeticDolphin.jpg[36]
Hanuman Langur (national heritage mammal)Hanuman Langur.jpg[36]
Indian Elephant (national heritage animal)IndianElephant.jpg[37]
 IndonesiaKomodo Dragon (national animal)Komododragon2.jpg[38]
Asian arowana (animal of charm)Arowana.jpg
Javan Hawk-eagle (rare animal)Elang Jawa Nisaetus bartelsi Bandung Zoo 2 cropped.jpg
Garuda (historic national animal)YesNational emblem of Indonesia Garuda Pancasila.svg[39]
 IranAsiatic LionBristol.zoo.lion.yawns.arp.jpg
Asiatic CheetahAcinonyx jubatus walking edit.jpg
Persian LeopardPersischer leopard2cele4.jpg
Persian CatPersian Cat.jpg
Mugger crocodileMarsh crocodile - Basking in the sun.jpg[40]
Persian fallow deerPersian Fallow Deer 1.jpg
 IrelandIrish wolfhoundIrish Wolfhound Sam.jpg
Stag (Red Deer (Cervus elaphus))Red Deer Stag Wollaton Park.JPG
Lapwing (national bird)Northern Lapwing new.jpg
 Isle of ManManxManx breed cat named Inkku.jpg
 IsraelIsraeli Gazelle (national animal)Gazella gazella.jpg
Hoopoe (national bird)Upupa epops (Ramat Gan)002.jpg[41]
 ItalyItalian WolfEuropean Wolves (Canis Lupus).jpg
Golden EagleAquila chrysaetos Flickr.jpg
 JamaicaDoctor-Bird (national bird)Red-billed Streamertail 2506104129.jpg[42]
 JapanGreen PheasantPhasianus versicolor -Japan -male-8.jpg
KoiSix koi.jpg
TanukiTanuki01 960.jpg
Red-crowned CraneGrus japonensis QiQiHaEr.jpg
 JordanOryxGemsbok1.jpg
 KazakhstanSnow leopardUncia uncia.jpg
Steppe EagleSteppe Eagle Portrait.jpg
 KenyaLionPanthera leo.jpg
African ElephantAfrican Bush Elephant Mikumi.jpg
CheetahAcinonyx jubatus walking edit.jpg
 KiribatiMagnificent FrigatebirdFregata magnificens1.jpg
 KuwaitArabian CamelCamels at Giza.JPG
 LaosIndian ElephantIndianElephant.jpg
 LatviaWhite WagtailWhite-Wagtail.jpg
 LebanonPhoenixPhoenix-Fabelwesen.jpg
Striped HyenaStriped Hyena 5.jpg
 LesothoBlack RhinocerosBlack rhino.jpg
 LiberiaLionPanthera leo.jpg
 LibyaBarbary lionBarbaryLionB1898bw.jpg
 LithuaniaWhite StorkWhiteStorkGaulsh02.jpg[43]
 LuxembourgLionLion waiting in Namibia.jpg
 MacedoniaLion (in Macedonian heraldry)Macedonian Lion - Goce Delcev Bridge.JPG[44]
Ohrid TroutTrout.jpg
Balkan lynxLynx lynx2.jpg
ŠarplaninecSardog.jpg
 MadagascarRing Tailed Lemur
Ring-tailed lemur 3.png
 MalawiBar-tailed TrogonBartailedtrogon.jpg
Thomson's GazelleEat228.jpg
 MalaysiaMalayan Tiger (national animal)Tigerramki.jpg[45]
Rhinoceros Hornbill (national bird)Rhinoceros hornbill national aviary.jpg
 MaldivesYellow-fin TunaYellowfin tuna diving.jpg
 MaltaBlue Rock ThrushMonticola solitarius philippensis.JPG
Kelb tal-Fenek (the Pharaoh Hound)Pies faraona e34.jpg
 MauritiusDodo
Raphus cucullatusYesDodo.JPG[46][47][48]
 MexicoGolden Eagle (national animal/national bird)GoldenEagle-Nova.jpg[49]
Xoloitzcuintli (national dog)YoungLaka MexicanHairless.jpg
Grasshopper (national arthropod)Young grasshopper on grass stalk02.jpg
Jaguar (national mammal)Jaguar head shot.jpg
Vaquita (national marine mammal)Vaquita4 Olson NOAA.jpg
Green turtle (national reptile)Green turtle swimming over coral reefs in Kona.jpg
 MoldovaAurochsUr-painting.jpg
 MonacoEuropean HedgehogWest European Hedgehog (Erinaceus europaeus)2.jpg
European RabbitOryctolagus cuniculus Tasmania 2.jpg
Wood MouseApodemus sylvaticus.JPG
 MongoliaSaker falcon (national bird)Falco cherrug (Marek Szczepanek).jpg[50]
White Gyrfalcon (symbol of Genghis' Borjigin clan)Falco rusticolus white cropped.jpg
Swan (symbol of Buryats)Mute.swan.touchdown.arp.jpg
Mongolian horse (symbol of freedom)Mongol horse.jpg
Gray wolfHowlsnow.jpg
 MoroccoBarbary lionBarbaryLionB1898bw.jpg
 MozambiqueAfrican ElephantAfrican Bush Elephant Mikumi.jpg
 NamibiaOryxOryx gazella 1.jpg
 NauruGreat FrigatebirdFrigatebird snatch.JPG
   NepalCowBrahman Baby.jpg[51]
Lophophorus (National Bird)Lophophorus impejanus (Jardin Acclimatation).jpg
 NetherlandsLion (heraldic symbol)YesRoyal coat of arms of the Netherlands.svg[52]
 New ZealandKiwiKaruwai at August 2005 Health Check.JPG[53]
 NicaraguaTurquoise-browed MotmotGuardabarranco.JPG
 NigeriaEagleTawnyEagle.jpg
 North KoreaChollimaKorea-Silla-Cheonmado-01.jpg[54][55][56]
 NorwayElk (Called "Moose" in the Americas)Elgportraet han (Alces alces).jpg
White-throated Dipper (National Bird)Cinclus cinclus -Kirkcudbright, Scotland-8.jpg
 PakistanMarkhor (National animal)Markhor.jpg[57][58]
Chukar (National bird)Alectoris-chukar-001.jpg[57]
Indus River dolphin (National aquatic marine mammal)
Snow Leopard (National heritage animal)Snow Leopard 1 (4693059450).jpg[59]
Shaheen Falcon (National symbolic bird icon)FalcoAtricepsKeulemans.jpg
Mugger Crocodile (National reptile)Persiancrocodile.jpg
Golden Mahasher (National fish)
Bufo stomaticus (National amphibian)Bufo stomaticus04.jpg
 PalestinePalestine SunbirdPalestine Sunbird standing on fence.jpg
 PanamaHarpy EagleHarpia harpyjaYesHarpia harpyja 001 800.jpg[60]
 Papua New GuineaDugong (national marine mammal)Dugong Marsa Alam.jpg[61]
Birds of ParadiseLesser Bird of Paradise.jpg
 ParaguayPampas FoxGraxaim-do-mato.jpg
 PeruVicuña (national animal)Vicunacrop.jpg[62]
Andean cock-of-the-rock (national bird)Rupicola peruviana (male) -San Diego Zoo-8a.jpg
 PhilippinesCarabao (national animal)Carabao.jpg
Philippine Eagle (national bird)Sir Arny(Philippine Eagle).jpg[63]
Bangus (national fish)Milkfish.jpg
 PolandBielik EagleSeeadler-flug.jpg
White StorkCiconia ciconia 01.JPG
European BisonBison bonasus (Linnaeus 1758).jpg
 PortugalRooster of BarcelosPA2900302 galo emiliarocha medio.jpg[64]
Iberian WolfCanis Lupus Signatus.JPG
 Puerto RicoCoquíCommon Coquí.jpg
Puerto Rican AmazonPuerto Rican parrot.jpg
 QatarOryxGemsbok1.jpg[65]
 RomaniaLynxLynxInNumedal.jpg
 RussiaSiberian CatBugsy outside4.jpg
Russian BearMedved mzoo.jpg
 RwandaAfrican LeopardLeopard on a horizontal tree trunk.jpg
 Saint Kitts and NevisVervet MonkeyChlorocebus pygerythrus.jpg
 Saint LuciaSaint Lucia AmazonAmazona versicolor -St Lucia-5a.jpg
 Saint Vincent and the GrenadinesSt Vincent Parrot[66]
 Saudi ArabiaArabian horseRabicanoArab.jpg
Arabian WolfCanis lupus arabs head front.JPG
Arabian Red FoxVulpes vulpes arabica 002.jpg
Arabian CamelCamels at Giza.JPG
 SerbiaWolfCanis lupus lupus qtl1.jpg[67]
Lanner FalconLanner Falcon 800.jpg[68]
ŠarplaninacSara planina champion.JPG
LynxLynx2.jpg[69]
 SeychellesStriped DolphinStripedDolpin.jpg
 SomaliaLeopard (national animal)Leopard africa.jpg[70]
 South AfricaSpringbok (national animal)Springbok.JPG[71]
Blue Crane (national bird)[71]Anthropoides paradiseus -Etosha National Park, Namibia-8.jpg
Galjoen (national fish)[71]Dichistius capensis.JPG
 South KoreaTigerAmur or Siberian tiger (Panthera tigris altaica), Tierpark Hagenbeck, Hamburg, Germany - 20070514.jpg
 South SudanAfrican Fish EagleHaliaeetus vocifer -Lake Naivasha, Great Rift Valley, Kenya-8.jpg
 SpainBullToro-elPuerto.jpg
Spanish Imperial EagleAquila adalberti.jpg
Iberian LynxLinces19.jpg
 Sri LankaThe Royal Lion (national mammal)HansomeLion 002.jpg
Jungle Fowl (national bird)Thimindu 2009 09 04 Yala Sri Lanka Junglefowl 1.JPG[72]
Troides darsius (national butterfly)Darsius female.jpg
 SwazilandThomson's GazelleEat228.jpg
 SwedenCommon blackbird (Official)Common Blackbird (turdus merula).jpg
  SwitzerlandCowCH cow 2.jpg
 TaiwanFormosan Black BearFormosan Black Bear01.jpg
Formosan Blue MagpieUrocissa caerulea.jpg
 TanzaniaGiraffeGiraffe standing.jpg[73]
 ThailandWhite elephant (Asian elephant)Elephas maximus.jpg
 TogoHippopotamusHippopotamus amphibius.jpg
 Trinidad and TobagoScarlet IbisEudocimus ruber (portrait).jpg
Rufous-vented ChachalacaRvchachalaca102.JPG
 TurkeyGrey WolfWolf on alert.jpg[74][75]
Anatolian ShepherdVarish.jpg
Kangal ShepherdKangal dog with spikey collar, Turkey.jpg
Turkish AngoraWhite Odd-eyed Turkish Angora Cat.jpg
Turkish VanPush van cat.jpg
 UkraineSwanCygnus olor 2 (Marek Szczepanek).jpg
 UgandaGrey Crowned CraneGrey crowned crane2.jpg
 United Arab EmiratesPeregrine FalconPeales.jpg
 United Kingdom
Bulldog (Britain as "British Bulldog" and England as "English Bulldog")Ozbulldog.jpg[76]
European RobinEuropean Robin (Erithacus rubecula) In The Snow.jpg
Mute Swan (English, Celtic and Irish traditions)Cygnus olor.jpg[77][78]
Red Deer[citation needed]Silz cerf22.jpg
Red Fox[citation needed]Vulpes vulpes sitting.jpg
Red Kite (Wales)Milvus milvus R(ThKraft).jpg[79]
Lion "Queen's Beast"Lion waiting in Namibia.jpg
Unicorn (Scotland, Queen's Beast")YesOftheunicorn.jpg[80][81][82][83][84]
White Hart (England)White Hart Badge of Richard II.svg
Y Ddraig Goch (Welsh Dragon Wales and Queen's Beast)YesFlag of Wales 2.svg[79][85]
 United StatesBald EagleYesHaliaeetus leucocephalus.jpeg[86][87]
 UruguayRufous HorneroFlickr - Dario Sanches - JOÃO-DE-BARRO (Furnarius rufus) (3).jpg
 VenezuelaVenezuelan TroupialCommon Troupial - Nashville Zoo.jpg
 VietnamTigerAmur or Siberian tiger (Panthera tigris altaica), Tierpark Hagenbeck, Hamburg, Germany - 20070514.jpg
Water BuffaloWater buffalo bathing.jpg
DragonThreeToeDragon.jpg
 ZambiaAfrican Fish EagleAfrican fish eagle just caught fish.jpg
 ZimbabweSable AntelopeSable bull.jpg

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