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List of national animals

This is a list of national animals.

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Country National animal Pictures
 Åland Islands Red Deer Red deer stag 2009 denmark.jpg
 Afghanistan Snow Leopard[1] Uncia uncia.jpg
 Albania Golden Eagle[2][3] (primary national symbol) Orel skalní 2.jpg
 Algeria Fennec Fox TA ZOO orna Pict0224.jpg
 Angola Magnificent Frigatebird Male Frigate bird.jpg
Sable antelope Sable bull.jpg
 Anguilla Zenaida Dove [4] Zenida aurita1 1 barbados.jpg
 Antigua and Barbuda Fallow Deer (national animal)[5] Fallow deer in field.jpg
Frigate (national bird)[5] Fregata magnificens1.jpg
Hawksbill turtle (national sea creature)[5] Hawksbill Turtle.jpg
 Argentina Rufous Hornero[6] Furnarius rufus nest.jpg
Andean Condor Colca-condor-c03.jpg
Jaguar Panthera onca palustris (1).JPG
 Armenia Eagle Aquila adalberti.jpg
Lion HansomeLion 002.jpg
 Australia Kangaroo (national animal)[7] Red kangaroo - melbourne zoo.jpg
Emu (national bird)[8] Emoe.jpg
Koala (unofficial)[9] Koala.jpg
 Austria Black Eagle Black eagle.jpg
 Azerbaijan Karabakh Horse Qarabaq ati.jpg
 Bahamas Blue Marlin Atlantic blue marlin.jpg
Flamingo Phoenicopterus ruber.jpg
 Bahrain White-cheeked Bulbul[10] Himalayan Bulbul I IMG 6480.jpg
 Bangladesh Royal Bengal Tiger (national animal)[11] Bengal Tiger Karnataka.jpg
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
 Belarus European Bison Wisent.jpg
White Stork WhiteStorkGaulsh02.jpg
 Belgium Lion Lion waiting in Namibia.jpg
 Belize Baird's Tapir[12] Central American Tapir-Belize20.jpg
 Benin Leopard Leopard africa.jpg
 Bermuda Humpback Whale Humpback Whale underwater shot.jpg
 Bhutan Druk Flag of Bhutan.svg
Takin Takin indický.jpg
 Bolivia Alpaca Alpaka 33444.jpg
Andean Condor Colca-condor-c03.jpg
 Botswana Zebra Zebra face.jpg
 Brazil Macaw Macaw.blueyellow.arp.750pix.jpg
Jaguar Onça pintada.jpg
Rufous-bellied Thrush Rufiventris2.JPG
 Bulgaria Lion Lion waiting in Namibia.jpg
 Burma Grey Peacock-Pheasant (national bird) Polyplectron bicalcaratum male.jpg
 Cambodia Kouprey[13] Kouprey at Vincennes Zoo in Paris by Georges Broihanne 1937.jpg
 Canada Beaver[14][15] Beaver.jpg
Canadian Horse[15] Img 3372 Me trot.jpg
 Chile Andean Condor Colca-condor-c07.jpg
Huemul Huemul.jpg
 China Chinese Dragon ThreeToeDragon.jpg
Red-crowned Crane (unofficial)[16] Cranes japan.jpg
Giant Panda Giant Panda 2004-03-2.jpg
Golden Pheasant (unofficial) Guldfasan-2.jpg
Sparrow (unofficial)[17] Tree Sparrow Japan Flip.jpg
 Colombia Andean Condor Colca-condor-c07.jpg
True parrot Gelbbrustara.jpg
 Democratic Republic of the Congo Okapi[citation needed] Okapi2.jpg
 Costa Rica Clay-colored Thrush Turdus-grayi-001.jpg
West Indian manatee[18] Manatee with calf.PD - colour corrected.jpg
White-tailed Deer White-tailed deer.jpg
 Ivory Coast African Elephant African Bush Elephant Mikumi.jpg
 Croatia Marten[19] Pine Marten, Martes martes.jpg
 Cuba Tocororo[20][21] Priotelus temnurus -Camaguey, Camaguey Province, Cuba-8.jpg
 Cyprus Cypriot Mouflon[22] Mouflon in zoo.jpg
 Denmark Mute Swan SwansCygnus olor.jpg
 Dominican Republic Palmchat Dulus dominicus.JPG
Ashy-faced Owl StrixFlammeaKeulemans.jpg
Hispaniolan Amazon Amazona ventralis -two captive-8a.jpg
 Timor-Leste Crocodile SaltwaterCrocodile('Maximo').jpg
 Ecuador Andean Condor Kondor 2.JPG
 Egypt Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos -San Francisco Zoo, California, USA -head-8a.jpg
 El Salvador Turquoise-browed Motmot Guardabarranco.JPG
 Eritrea Arabian Camel Camels at Giza.JPG
 Estonia Eurasian lynx Lynx lynx poing.jpg
Barn Swallow (national bird) Landsvale.jpg
Baltic herring (national fish) Räim.JPG
 Ethiopia
Lion Lion waiting in Namibia.jpg
 Faroe Islands Eurasian Oystercatcher ("national bird")[23] Haematopus ostralegus Norway.jpg
 Finland Brown Bear Ours brun parcanimalierpyrenees 1.jpg
Whooper Swan (national bird) 030-Cygnus cygnus2.jpg
European perch (national fish) PercheCommune.jpg
 France Gallic Rooster [24] Coq Belle-Ile.jpg
French Imperial Eagle Imperial Guard Horse Grenadiers 1st squadron Eagle, Louvre des Antiquaires.JPG
 Gabon Black panther Blackleopard.JPG
 Georgia Georgian Shepherd, Caucasian Shepherd Dog CaucasianShep.jpg
Gray wolf Howlsnow.jpg
 Germany Golden Eagle Golden Eagle in flight - 5.jpg
 Gibraltar Barbary Macaque Gibraltar Barbary Macaque.jpg
 Greece Dolphin Comdolph.jpg
Phoenix Phoenix-Fabelwesen.jpg
 Ghana Eagle Polemaetus bellicosus -Masai Mara-8.jpg
 Greenland Polar Bear Polar Bear - Alaska.jpg
 Grenada Grenada Dove Grenadadove1.jpg
 Guatemala Quetzal ResplendentQuetzal.jpg
 Guernsey Guernsey cow Guernsey cow or calf lying on the ground, ca 1941-42.jpg
 Guyana Canje Pheasant Opisthocomus hoazin.jpg
Jaguar Onça pintada.jpg
 Haiti Hispaniolan Trogon Priotelus roseigaster.jpg
 Honduras White-tailed Deer[25] White-tailed deer.jpg
Ara macao Ara macao -Munster Zoo, Germany-8a.jpg
 Hungary Turul Turul-Tb-front.jpg
 Iceland Ptarmigan Rock Ptarmigan (Lagopus Muta).jpg
 India Royal Bengal Tiger (national animal;[26] adopted in 1972 instead of the asiatic lion) Bengal Tiger Karnataka.jpg
Indian Peacock (national bird)[27] Peacockbench.jpg
King Cobra (national reptile)[28] Ophiophagus hannah2.jpg
Ganges River Dolphin (national aquatic animal)[29] GangeticDolphin.jpg
Hanuman Langur (national heritage mammal)[29] Hanuman Langur.jpg
Indian Elephant (national heritage animal)[30] IndianElephant.jpg
 Indonesia Komodo Dragon (national animal) [31] Komododragon2.jpg
Asian arowana (animal of charm) Arowana.jpg
Javan Hawk-eagle (rare animal) Elang Jawa Nisaetus bartelsi Bandung Zoo 2 cropped.jpg
Garuda (mystical animal) National emblem of Indonesia Garuda Pancasila.svg
 Iran Asiatic Lion Bristol.zoo.lion.yawns.arp.jpg
Asiatic Cheetah Acinonyx jubatus walking edit.jpg
Persian Leopard Persischer leopard2cele4.jpg
Persian Cat Persian Cat.jpg
Mugger crocodile Marsh crocodile - Basking in the sun.jpg
Persian fallow deer Persian Fallow Deer 1.jpg
 Ireland Irish wolfhound Irish Wolfhound Sam.jpg
Stag (Red Deer (Cervus elaphus)) Red Deer Stag Wollaton Park.JPG
Lapwing (national bird) Northern Lapwing new.jpg
 Isle of Man Manx Manx breed cat named Inkku.jpg
 Israel Israeli Gazelle (national animal) Gazella gazella.jpg
Hoopoe (national bird) Upupa epops (Ramat Gan)002.jpg
 Italy Italian Wolf European Wolves (Canis Lupus).jpg
Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos Flickr.jpg
 Jamaica Doctor-Bird (national bird)[32] Red-billed Streamertail 2506104129.jpg
 Japan Green Pheasant Phasianus versicolor -Japan -male-8.jpg
Koi Six koi.jpg
Tanuki Tanuki01 960.jpg
Red-crowned Crane Grus japonensis QiQiHaEr.jpg
 Jordan Oryx Gemsbok1.jpg
 Kazakhstan Snow leopard Uncia uncia.jpg
Steppe Eagle Steppe Eagle Portrait.jpg
 Kenya Lion Panthera leo.jpg
African Elephant African Bush Elephant Mikumi.jpg
Cheetah Acinonyx jubatus walking edit.jpg
 Kiribati Magnificent Frigatebird Fregata magnificens1.jpg
 Kuwait Arabian Camel Camels at Giza.JPG
 Laos Indian Elephant IndianElephant.jpg
 Latvia White Wagtail White-Wagtail.jpg
 Lebanon Phoenix Phoenix-Fabelwesen.jpg
Striped Hyena Striped Hyena 5.jpg
 Lesotho Black Rhinoceros Black rhino.jpg
 Liberia Lion Panthera leo.jpg
 Libya Barbary lion BarbaryLionB1898bw.jpg
 Lithuania White Stork[33] WhiteStorkGaulsh02.jpg
 Luxembourg Lion Lion waiting in Namibia.jpg
 Macedonia Lion (in Macedonian heraldry)[34] Macedonian Lion - Goce Delcev Bridge.JPG
Ohrid Trout Trout.jpg
Balkan lynx Lynx lynx2.jpg
Šarplaninec Sardog.jpg
 Madagascar Ring Tailed Lemur
Ring-tailed lemur 3.png
 Malawi Bar-tailed Trogon Bartailedtrogon.jpg
Thomson's Gazelle Eat228.jpg
 Malaysia Malayan Tiger (national animal)[35] Tigerramki.jpg
Rhinoceros Hornbill (national bird) Rhinoceros hornbill national aviary.jpg
 Maldives Yellow-fin Tuna Yellowfin tuna diving.jpg
 Malta Blue Rock Thrush Monticola solitarius philippensis.JPG
Kelb tal-Fenek (the Pharaoh Hound) Pies faraona e34.jpg
 Mauritius Dodo
Dodo.JPG
 Mexico Golden Eagle (national animal/national bird) GoldenEagle-Nova.jpg
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
 Moldova Aurochs Ur-painting.jpg
 Monaco European Hedgehog West European Hedgehog (Erinaceus europaeus)2.jpg
European Rabbit Oryctolagus cuniculus Tasmania 2.jpg
Wood Mouse Apodemus sylvaticus.JPG
 Mongolia Saker falcon (national bird)[36] Falco cherrug (Marek Szczepanek).jpg
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 wolf Howlsnow.jpg
 Morocco Barbary lion BarbaryLionB1898bw.jpg
 Mozambique African Elephant African Bush Elephant Mikumi.jpg
 Namibia Oryx Oryx gazella 1.jpg
 Nauru Great Frigatebird Frigatebird snatch.JPG
   Nepal Cow[37] Brahman Baby.jpg
Lophophorus (National Bird) Lophophorus impejanus (Jardin Acclimatation).jpg
 Netherlands Lion[38] (heraldic symbol) Royal coat of arms of the Netherlands.svg
Dairy cow (unofficial) Cow female black white.jpg
 New Caledonia Kagu Rhynochetos jubatus.jpg
 New Zealand Kiwi[39] Karuwai at August 2005 Health Check.JPG
 Nicaragua Turquoise-browed Motmot Guardabarranco.JPG
 Nigeria Eagle TawnyEagle.jpg
 North Korea Chollima Korea-Silla-Cheonmado-01.jpg[40][41]
 Norway Elk (Called "Moose" in the Americas) Elgportraet han (Alces alces).jpg
White-throated Dipper (National Bird) Cinclus cinclus -Kirkcudbright, Scotland-8.jpg
 Pakistan Markhor[42] (National animal) Markhor.jpg
Chukar[42] (National bird) Alectoris-chukar-001.jpg
Indus River dolphin (National aquatic marine mammal)
Snow Leopard[43] (National heritage animal) Snow Leopard 1 (4693059450).jpg
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
 Palestine Palestine Sunbird Palestine Sunbird standing on fence.jpg
 Panama Harpy Eagle Harpia harpyja 001 800.jpg
 Papua New Guinea Dugong (national marine mammal)[44] Dugong Marsa Alam.jpg
Birds of Paradise Lesser Bird of Paradise.jpg
 Paraguay Pampas Fox Graxaim-do-mato.jpg
 Peru Vicuña (national animal) Vicunacrop.jpg
Andean cock-of-the-rock (national bird) Rupicola peruviana (male) -San Diego Zoo-8a.jpg
 Philippines Carabao (national animal) Carabao.jpg
Philippine Eagle (national bird)[45] Sir Arny(Philippine Eagle).jpg
Bangus (national fish) Milkfish.jpg
 Poland Bielik Eagle Seeadler-flug.jpg
White Stork Ciconia ciconia 01.JPG
European Bison Bison bonasus (Linnaeus 1758).jpg
 Portugal Rooster of Barcelos PA2900302 galo emiliarocha medio.jpg
Iberian Wolf Canis Lupus Signatus.JPG
 Puerto Rico Coquí Common Coquí.jpg
Puerto Rican Amazon Puerto Rican parrot.jpg
 Qatar Oryx[46] Gemsbok1.jpg
 Romania Lynx LynxInNumedal.jpg
 Russia Siberian Cat Bugsy outside4.jpg
Russian Bear Medved mzoo.jpg
 Rwanda African Leopard Leopard on a horizontal tree trunk.jpg
 Saint Kitts and Nevis Vervet Monkey Chlorocebus pygerythrus.jpg
 Saint Lucia Saint Lucia Amazon Amazona versicolor -St Lucia-5a.jpg
 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines St Vincent Parrot[47]
 Saudi Arabia Arabian horse RabicanoArab.jpg
Arabian Wolf Canis lupus arabs head front.JPG
Arabian Red Fox Vulpes vulpes arabica 002.jpg
Arabian Camel Camels at Giza.JPG
 Serbia Wolf [48] Canis lupus lupus qtl1.jpg
Lanner Falcon [49] Lanner Falcon 800.jpg
Šarplaninac Sara planina champion.JPG
Lynx[50] Lynx2.jpg
 Seychelles Striped Dolphin StripedDolpin.jpg
 Somalia Leopard (national animal)[51] Leopard africa.jpg
 South Africa Springbok (national animal)[52] Springbok.JPG
Blue Crane (national bird)[52] Anthropoides paradiseus -Etosha National Park, Namibia-8.jpg
Galjoen (national fish)[52] Dichistius capensis.JPG
 South Korea Tiger Amur or Siberian tiger (Panthera tigris altaica), Tierpark Hagenbeck, Hamburg, Germany - 20070514.jpg
 South Sudan African Fish Eagle Haliaeetus vocifer -Lake Naivasha, Great Rift Valley, Kenya-8.jpg
 Spain Bull Toro-elPuerto.jpg
Spanish Imperial Eagle Aquila adalberti.jpg
Iberian Lynx Linces19.jpg
 Sri Lanka The Royal Lion (national mammal) HansomeLion 002.jpg
Jungle Fowl (national bird) [53] Thimindu 2009 09 04 Yala Sri Lanka Junglefowl 1.JPG
Troides darsius (national butterfly) Darsius female.jpg
 Swaziland Thomson's Gazelle Eat228.jpg
 Sweden Common blackbird (Official) Common Blackbird (turdus merula).jpg
Elk (Unofficial) Elgportraet han (Alces alces).jpg
Dalecarlian horse (Unofficial) Dalahäst i avesta.jpg
  Switzerland Cow CH cow 2.jpg
 Taiwan Formosan Black Bear Formosan Black Bear01.jpg
Formosan Blue Magpie Urocissa caerulea.jpg
 Tanzania Giraffe[54] Giraffe standing.jpg
 Thailand White elephant (Asian elephant) Elephas maximus.jpg
 Togo Hippopotamus Hippopotamus amphibius.jpg
 Trinidad and Tobago Scarlet Ibis Eudocimus ruber (portrait).jpg
Rufous-vented Chachalaca Rvchachalaca102.JPG
 Turkey Grey Wolf [55] Tierpark Sababurg Wolf.jpg
Redwing [55] Redwing (6858989399).jpg
Akbash Dog (unofficial) Turkish Akbash
Turkish Angora (unofficial) Odd-eyed Angora
Turkish Van (unofficial) Odd-eyed Angora
Double-headed eagle (used by General Directorate of Security) Divrigi02.jpg
 Ukraine Swan Cygnus olor 2 (Marek Szczepanek).jpg
 Uganda Grey Crowned Crane Grey crowned crane2.jpg
 United Arab Emirates Peregrine Falcon Peales.jpg
 United Kingdom
Bulldog (Britain as "British Bulldog"[56] and England as "English Bulldog") Ozbulldog.jpg
European Robin European Robin (Erithacus rubecula) In The Snow.jpg
Mute Swan (English, Celtic and Irish traditions[57][58]) Cygnus olor.jpg
Red Deer[citation needed] Silz cerf22.jpg
Red Fox[citation needed] Vulpes vulpes sitting.jpg
Red Kite (Wales[59]) Milvus milvus R(ThKraft).jpg
Lion "Queen's Beast" Lion waiting in Namibia.jpg
Unicorn (Scotland, Queen's Beast") Oftheunicorn.jpg
White Hart (England) White Hart Badge of Richard II.svg
Y Ddraig Goch (Welsh Dragon Wales[59] and Queen's Beast) Flag of Wales 2.svg
 United States Bald Eagle[60][61] Haliaeetus leucocephalus.jpeg
 Uruguay Rufous Hornero Flickr - Dario Sanches - JOÃO-DE-BARRO (Furnarius rufus) (3).jpg
 Venezuela Venezuelan Troupial Common Troupial - Nashville Zoo.jpg
 Vietnam Tiger Amur or Siberian tiger (Panthera tigris altaica), Tierpark Hagenbeck, Hamburg, Germany - 20070514.jpg
Water Buffalo Water buffalo bathing.jpg
Dragon ThreeToeDragon.jpg
 Zambia African Fish Eagle African fish eagle just caught fish.jpg
 Zimbabwe Sable Antelope Sable bull.jpg

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