National Animals and Their Countries With Scientific Names

National Animals: National Symbols represent culture and tradition in symbolic format.

Most countries are especially known for their symbols than the country itself. In simple words, it’s nothing but a symbol of a specific country.

Yes, almost 35 percent of countries worldwide have different national animals that represent their countries.

You can notice that 17 countries have more than one animal as their national symbol because some countries share similar national or heraldic animals.

In addition, some more countries use the mythical animal as their national animal. So, today we will learn all about the national animals of all countries.

Firstly, obtain some idea about animals, their importance and scientific names from the below list of worldwide countries.

We have shared some popular national animals from worldwide countries below.

Here is the list of popular animals and their respective countries, which show scientific names too for all students who want to learn and improve their General Knowledge.

If you recognize the below tabulated national animals of every country’s list, you may score well in any general knowledge-related quizzes or competitive exams.

National Animals and Their Countries With Scientific Names

Country

Name Of Animal

Scientific Name

Algeria

Fennec fox

Vulpes zerda

Angola

Red-crested turaco

Tauraco erythrolophus

Anguilla

Zenaida dove

Zenaida aurita

Antigua and Barbuda

European fallow deer

Dama dama

Argentina

Rufous hornero

Furnarius rufus

Australia

Red kangaroo

Osphranter rufus

Azerbaijan

Karabakh horse

Equus caballus

Bangladesh

Bengal tiger

Panthera tigris tigris

Botswana

Plains zebra

Equus quagga

Belize

Baird's tapir

Tapirus bairdii

Cambodia

Kouprey

Bos sauveli

Canada

North American beaver

Canadian horse 

Castor canadensis

Equus caballus

Chile

Huemul 

Hippocamelus bisulcus

Costa Rica

Sloths

Folivora

Croatia

Pine marten

Martes

Cuba

Cuban trogon

Priotelus temnurus

Denmark

Red squirrel

Sciurus vulgaris

Dominican Republic

Palmchat

Dulus dominicus

El Salvador

Motmot

Momotidae

Estonia

Grey wolf 

Canis lupus

Finland

Brown bear 

Ursus arctos

France

The Gallic Rooster

Coq Gaulois

Guyana

Jaguar

Panthera onca

Haiti

Hispaniolan Trogon

Priotelus roseigaster

Honduras

Yucatan white-tailed deer

Odocoileus virginianus

Iceland

Gyrfalcon

Falco rusticolus

India

Tiger 

Panthera tigris

Indonesia

Komodo dragon

Varanus komodoensis

Iran

Asiatic lion

The Persian Leopard

Asiatic cheetah

Panthera leo persica

Panthera pardus tulliana

Acinonyx jubatus venaticus

Israel

Canaan Dog 

Canis lupus familiaris

Italy

Italian wolf

Canis lupus italicus

Jordan

Arabian oryx

Oryx leucoryx

Lebanon

striped hyena

Hyaena hyaena

Malaysia

Malayan tiger

Panthera tigris jacksoni

Macau

Black-faced spoonbill

Platalea minor

Mexico

Golden eagle

Aquila chrysaetos

Morocco

Barbary lion

Panthera leo leo

Nepal

Zebu cattle

Bos taurus indicus

Netherlands

Lion

Panthera leo

New Zealand

The kiwi

Apteryx

Norway

Lion

Fjord horse

Panthera leo

Equus ferus caballus

Oman

Arabian oryx

Oryx leucoryx

Pakistan

Markhor

Capra falconeri

Palestine

The Gazelle

Gazella

Panama

The Panamanian Golden Frog

Atelopus zeteki

Peru

vicuñas

Vicugna vicugna

Philippines

carabao

Bubalus bubalis carabanesis

Poland

White-Tailed Eagle

Haliaeetus albicilla

Qatar

Arabian Oryx

Oryx leucoryx

Romania

The Eurasian lynx

Lynx lynx

Russia

Eurasian Brown Bear

Ursus arctos arctos

Saudi Arabia

Dromedary

Camelus dromedarius

Serbia

Grey wolf

Canis lupus

Singapore

The lion

Panthera leo

Sierra Leone

Western chimpanzee

Pan troglodytes verus

Slovakia

Tatra chamois

Rupicapra rupicapra tatrica

Somalia

Leopard

Panthera pardus

South Africa

Springbok

Antidorcas marsupialis

Sweden

Eurasian elk

Alces alces

Tanzania

Masai giraffe

Giraffa tippelskirchi

Thailand

Elephants

Loxodonta

Togo

Lion

Panthera leo

Tunisia

Cream-Colored Courser

Cursorius cursor

Turkey

Grey wolf

Canis lupus

Uganda

Grey crowned crane

Balearica regulorum

United Arab Emirates

The Arabian oryx

Oryx leucoryx

United Kingdom

Lion

Panthera leo

United States

American Bison

Bison bison

Venezuela

Venezuelan troupial

Icterus icterus

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