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This is a list of national animals.

National animals

Country Name of animal Scientific name Pictures
 Algeria Fennec fox Vulpes zerda Fennec Foxes.jpg
 Angola Red-crested turaco (national bird) Tauraco erythrolophus RedcrestedTuraco.jpg
 Anguilla Zenaida dove Zenaida aurita Zenida aurita1 1 barbados.jpg
 Antigua and Barbuda Fallow deer (national animal) Dama dama Fallow deer in field.jpg
Frigate (national bird) Fregata magnificens Fregata magnificens1.jpg
Hawksbill turtle (national sea creature) Eretmochelys imbricata Hawksbill Turtle.jpg
 Argentina Rufous hornero Furnarius rufus Flickr - Dario Sanches - JOÃO-DE-BARRO (Furnarius rufus) (3).jpg
 Australia Red kangaroo (national animal) Macropus rufus Red kangaroo - melbourne zoo.jpg
Emu (national bird) Dromaius novaehollandiae Emoe.jpg
 Austria Black eagle Ictinaetus malaiensis Black eagle.jpg
 Azerbaijan Karabakh horse Equus ferus caballus Karabakh stallion Khan.jpg
 Bangladesh Royal Bengal tiger (national animal) Panthera tigris tigris Tigerramki.jpg
Magpie robin (national bird) Copsychus saularis Copsychus saularis - Ang Khang female.jpg
Ilish (national fish) Tenualosa ilisha Ilish.JPG
 Belarus European bison Bison bonasus Wisent.jpg
 Belgium Lion (heraldic Leo Belgicus) Panthera leo Insigne Belgicum.svg
 Belize Baird's tapir (national animal) Tapirus bairdii Central American Tapir-Belize20.jpg
Keel-billed toucan (national bird) Ramphastos sulfuratus Ramphastos sulfuratus -Belize Zoo-6a-2c.jpg
 Bhutan Druk Mythical Flag of Bhutan.svg
Takin Budorcas taxicolor Takin indický.jpg
 Brazil Rufous-bellied thrush Turdus rufiventris Turdus-rufiventris.jpg
 Cambodia Kouprey Bos sauveli
 Canada North American beaver (sovereignty animal symbol) Castor canadensis American Beaver.jpg
Canadian horse (national horse) Equus ferus caballus Img 3372 Me trot.jpg
 China Giant panda (national animal) Ailuropoda melanoleuca Giant Panda 2004-03-2.jpg
Chinese dragon (national animal) Mythical Green Chinese dragon.PNG
Red-crowned crane (national bird) Grus japonensis Red-crowned Crane 1.jpg
 Democratic Republic of the Congo Okapi Okapia johnstoni Okapi2.jpg
 Colombia Andean condor Vultur gryphus Condor flying over the Colca canyon in Peru.jpg
 Costa Rica Yigüirro (national bird) Turdus grayi Turdus grayi -Garita, Alajuela, Costa Rica-8.jpg
White-tailed deer (national animal) Odocoileus virginianus White-tailed deer.jpg
West Indian manatee (national aquatic animal) Trichechus manatus Manatee with calf.PD - colour corrected.jpg
 Croatia Pine marten Martes martes Martes martes, Clunes, Scotland 4.jpg
 Cuba Cuban trogon Priotelus temnurus Priotelus temnurus -Camaguey, Camaguey Province, Cuba-8.jpg
 Cyprus Cypriot mouflon Ovis orientalis Mouflon in zoo.jpg
 Czech Republic Double-tailed lion Mythical Small coat of arms of the Czech Republic.svg
 Denmark Mute swan (national bird) Cygnus olor Cygnus olor 2 (Marek Szczepanek).jpg
Small tortoiseshell (national butterfly) Aglais urticae Aglais urticae LC0310.jpg
 Egypt Steppe eagle Aquila nipalensis Steppe Eagle's Gape.jpg
 Estonia Barn swallow (national bird) Hirundo rustica Landsvale.jpg
 Eritrea Arabian camel Camelus dromedarius Emblem of Eritrea (sinople argent naturel azur).svg
 Ethiopia Lion Panthera leo Lion waiting in Namibia.jpg
Flag of the Faroe Islands.svg Eurasian oystercatcher (national bird) Haematopus ostralgus Haematopus ostralegus Norway.jpg
 Finland Brown bear (national animal) Ursus arctos European Brown Bear.jpg
Whooper swan (national bird) Cygnus cygnus Whooper Swan (Cygnus cygnus) (26).jpg
Holly blue (national butterfly) Celastrina argiolus Celastrina argiolus1.jpg
European perch (national fish) Perca fluviatilis Perca fluviatilis.jpg
Seven-spot ladybird (national insect) Coccinella septempunctata Leppis404.JPG
 France Gallic rooster Gallus gallus domesticus Coq-gaulois-dore.JPG
 Germany Unspecified Eagle Members of Accipitridae Aquila chrysaetos Flickr.jpg
 Greece Phoenix Mythical Greek Phoenix.svg
Dolphins Delphinus Delfine im Golf von Korinth, Griechenland.jpg
 Guatemala Quetzal Pharomachrus mocinno Quetzal01.jpg
 Haiti Hispaniolan Trogan Priotelus roseigaster Hispaniolan Trogon (Priotelus roseigaster) (8082799519).jpg
 Honduras White-tailed deer Odocoileus virginianus White-tailed deer.jpg
 Hungary Turul Mythical (most probably Falco cherrug) Turul-Tb-front.jpg
 Iceland Gyrfalcon Falco rusticolus Falco rusticolus white cropped.jpg
 India Bengal tiger (National predator) Panthera tigris tigris Bengal Tiger Karnataka.jpg
Indian peafowl (National bird) Pavo cristatus Carnavalesco.jpg
King cobra (National reptile) Ophiophagus hannah Ophiophagus hannah2.jpg
Ganges river dolphin (National aquatic animal) Platanista gangetica gangetica GangeticDolphin.jpg
Indian elephant (National heritage animal) Elephas maximus indicus IndianElephant.jpg
 Indonesia Komodo dragon (national animal) Varanus komodoensis Komododragon2.jpg
Garuda (historic national animal) Mythical National emblem of Indonesia Garuda Pancasila.svg
 Iran Persian lion Panthera leo persica Asian lion 3.jpg
 Iraq Chukar partridge Alectoris chukar Alectoris-chukar-001.jpg
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(Flag of Kurdistan.svg KRG)
Capra aegagrus Bezoarziege.jpg
 Israel Hoopoe (national bird) Upupa epops Upupa epops (Ramat Gan)002.jpg
 Jamaica Red-billed streamertail Trochilus polytmus Red-billed Streamertail 2506104129.jpg
 Japan Green pheasant (national bird) Phasianus versicolor Phasianus versicolor in field.JPG
Carp (national fish) Cyprinus carpio KoiDSC00093.JPG
 Latvia White wagtail (national bird) Motacilla alba White-Wagtail.jpg
Two-spotted ladybird (national insect) Adalia bipunctata Coccinellidae - Adalia bipunctata.JPG
 Lithuania White stork Ciconia ciconia WhiteStorkGaulsh02.jpg
 Macedonia Lion (in Macedonian heraldry) Panthera leo Macedonian Lion - Goce Delcev Bridge.JPG
 Madagascar Zebu (in Malagasy heraldry) Bos primigenius indicus Zébu.JPG
Ring-tailed lemur (national animal) Lemur catta Lemur catta 001.jpg
 Malaysia Malayan tiger (national animal) Panthera tigris jacksoni MalayanTiger.jpg
 Malta Pharaoh Hound (national animal) Canis lupus familiaris Kelb tal fenek 529.jpg
Flag of Moldova.svg Moldova Aurochs (national animal) Bos primigenius Aurochs reconstruction.jpg
 Mauritius Dodo Raphus cucullatus Dodo.JPG
Flag of Mexico.svg Mexico Golden eagle (national animal) Aquila chrysaetos Golden Eagle in flight - 5.jpg
Xoloitzcuintli (national dog) Canis lupus familiaris Xoloitzcuintli - GCH Bayshore Georgio Armani 09 (16397731930).jpg
Jaguar (national mammal) Panthera onca Standing jaguar.jpg
Grasshopper (national arthropod ) Sphenarium purpurascens American Bird Grasshopper.jpg
Vaquita (national marine mammal) Phocoena sinus Vaquita4 Olson NOAA.jpg
 Nepal Cow (national animal) Bos taurus indicus Brahman Baby.jpg
Danphe (national bird) Lophophorus impejanus Lophophorus impejanus Zoo DU 2.jpg
 Netherlands Lion (heraldic symbol) Panthera leo Royal Coat of Arms of the Netherlands.svg
Black-tailed godwit (national bird) Limosa limosa Limosa limosa (Uitkerke).jpg
 New Zealand Kiwi Apteryx sp. TeTuatahianui.jpg
 North Korea Chollima Mythical Chollima statue 05.JPG
 Norway Lion (royal national animal) Panthera leo Coat of arms of Norway.svg
White-throated dipper (national bird) Cinclus cinclus Cinclus cinclus R(ThKraft).jpg
Fjord horse (national horse) Equus ferus caballus Fjording, mother and daughter.jpg
 Oman Arabian oryx (national animal) Oryx leucoryx Arabian oryx (oryx leucoryx).jpg
 Pakistan Markhor (National animal) Capra falconeri Markhor Schraubenziege Capra falconeri Zoo Augsburg-02.jpg
Indus river dolphin (National aquatic mammal) Platanista indicus minor minor Platanista gangetica.jpg
Chukar (National bird) Alectoris chukar Alectoris-chukar-001.jpg
Indus crocodile (National reptile) Crocodylus palustris Persiancrocodile.jpg
Shaheen falcon (Heritage bird) Falco peregrinus peregrinator جير شاهين.jpg
Snow leopard (National predator) Panthera uncia Snow Leopard 1 (4693059450).jpg
 Panama Harpy eagle Harpia harpyja Harpia harpyja 001 800.jpg
 Papua New Guinea Dugong (national marine mammal) Dugong dugon Dugong Marsa Alam.jpg
 Peru Vicuña (national animal) Vicugna vicugna Vicunacrop.jpg
 Philippines Carabao (national animal) Bubalus bubalis Carabao.jpg
Philippine eagle (national bird) Pithecophaga jefferyi Sir Arny(Philippine Eagle).jpg
 Poland White-tailed eagle (national bird) Haliaeetus albicilla White-tailed Eagle Head detail.jpg
White stork (national bird) Ciconia ciconia Ciconia ciconia - 01.jpg
European bison (national animal) Bison bonasus HanBison femmelle et petit.JPG
 Qatar Arabian oryx Oryx leucoryx Arabian oryx (oryx leucoryx).jpg
 Romania Lynx Lynx lynx Lynx lynx poing.jpg
 Russia Eurasian brown bear Ursus arctos arctos European Brown Bear.jpg
 Rwanda Leopard Panthera pardus Leopard africa.jpg
 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Saint Vincent amazon Amazona guildingii Amazona guildingii -Botanical Gardens -Kingstown -Saint Vincent-8a-4c.jpg
 Serbia Wolf Canis lupus lupus Canis lupus lupus qtl1.jpg
White eagle Mythical Coat of arms of Serbia small.svg
Lynx Lynx lynx Lynx2.jpg
 Somalia Leopard (national animal) Panthera pardus Leopard africa.jpg
 South Africa Springbok (national animal) Antidorcas marsupialis Springbok.JPG
Blue crane (national bird) Anthropoides paradiseus Anthropoides paradiseus -Etosha National Park, Namibia-8.jpg
Galjoen (national fish) Dichistius capensis Dichistius capensis.JPG
 South Korea Siberian tiger Panthera tigris altaica Siberian Tiger sf.jpg
Korean magpie (national bird) Pica (pica) sericea Korean magpie in Daejeon (side profile).jpg
 Sri Lanka Sri Lankan junglefowl (national bird) Gallus lafayettii Thimindu 2009 09 04 Yala Sri Lanka Junglefowl 1.JPG
 Tanzania Giraffe Giraffa camelopardalis Giraffe Mikumi National Park.jpg
 Thailand Elephant Elephas maximus Elephas maximus (Bandipur).jpg
 United Arab Emirates Arabian oryx (national animal) Oryx leucoryx Arabian oryx (oryx leucoryx).jpg
Peregrine falcon (national bird) Falco peregrinus Falco peregrinus -Nova Scotia, Canada -eating-8.jpg
 United Kingdom Lion (United Kingdom, England, Scotland, Wales) Panthera leo Lion2010.jpg
Bulldog (Britain as "British Bulldog") Canis lupus familiaris Ozbulldog.jpg
Red kite (Wales) Milvus milvus Milvus milvus R(ThKraft).jpg
Unicorn (Scotland) Mythical Oftheunicorn.jpg
Y Ddraig Goch (Welsh Dragon Wales) Mythical Flag of Wales 2.svg
 United States Bald eagle (national bird) Haliaeetus leucocephalus Haliaeetus leucocephalus.jpeg
American bison (national mammal) Bison bison American bison k5680-1.jpg

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