National Animals 2022

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Countries in Europe

The following are the national animals of countries in Europe:

Albania – Eagle Austria – Austrian Bundesadler and the Barn Swallow Armenia – Eagle Belarus – European bison Belgium – Leo Belgicus Croatia – The Pine marten Czech Republic – the double-tailed lion Denmark – Red squirrel, Mute swan, and the Small tortoiseshell Estonia – Wolf and the Barn swallow Finland – Brown bear, Whooper swan, Holly blue, European perch, and the Seven-spot ladybird France – Gallic rooster Germany – Federal eagle Greece – Dolphin Guyana – Jaguar Hungary – Turul Iceland – Gyrfalcon Ireland – Red deer Italy – Italian wolf Latvia – White wagtail and the Two-spotted ladybird Lithuania – White stork Luxembourg – Lion Macedonia – Lynx Malta – Pharaoh Hound Moldova – Aurochs Netherlands – Lion and the Black-tailed godwit North Macedonia – Lion Norway – Lion, White-throated dipper, and the Fjord horse Poland – White-tailed eagle, White stork, and the European bison Portugal – Rooster of Barcelos and the Iberian Wolf Romania – Lynx Russia – The Eurasian brown bear and the Double-headed eagle Serbia – Wolf, White tiger, and the Lynx Spain – Bull Sweden – Eurasian Elk/Moose and the Eurasian blackbird Turkey – Gray wolf, Kangal, and the Turkish Angora United Kingdom – Lion, Bulldog, Red kite, Unicorn, and the Y Ddraig Goch

Countries in North America

The following are the national animals of countries in North America:

Antigua and Barbuda – Fallow deer, Frigate, and the Hawksbill turtle Bahamas – Blue Martin and the Flamingo Belize – Baird’s Tapit and the Keel-billed toucan Canada – North American Beaver, and the Canadian horse Costa Rica – White-tailed deer, Yiguirro, Three-toed, and Two-toed sloth, and the West Indian manatee Cuba – Cuban trogon Dominican Republic – Palmchat El Salvador – Torogoz Guatemala – Quetzal Haiti – Hispaniolan Trogan Honduras – White-tailed deer Jamaica – Red-billed streamertail Mexico – Golden eagle, Xoloitzcuintli, Chapulin, Ocelot, and the Axoloti Nicaragua – Guardabarrabco Panama – Harpy eagle St. Vincent and The Grenadines – Saint Vincent amazon United States – Bald eagle and the American bison

Countries in South America

The following are the national animals of countries in South America:

Argentina – Rofous hornero Brazil – Rofous-bellied thrush Chile – Huemul and the Andrean condor Colombia – Andean condor Guyana – Jaguar Peru – Vicuna Venezuela – Venezuelan troupial

Countries in Africa

The following are the national animals of countries in Africa:

Algeria – Fennec fox Angola – Red-crested turaco Botswana – Plains Zebra Côte d’Ivoire – African elephant The Democratic Republic of the Congo – Okapi Egypt – Steppe eagle Eritrea – Arabian camel Ethiopia – Lion Gabon – Black panther Gambia – Lion Ghana – Eagle Kenya – Lion Lesotho – Black Rhinoceros Liberia – Lion Libya – Barbary Lion Madagascar – Zebu and the Ring-tailed lemur Malawi – Thomson’s Gazelle Mauritius – Dodo Morocco – Barbary Lion Mozambique – African Elephant Namibia - Oryx Nigeria – Eagle and the Black Crowned Crane Rwanda – Leopard Sierra Leone – Western chimpanzee Somalia – Leopard South Africa – Springbok, Blue crane, and the Galjoen South Sudan – African fish eagle Tanzania – Giraffe Togo – Lion Tunisia – Cream-colored courser Uganda – Grey crowned crane Zambia – African fish eagle Zimbabwe – Sable antelope and the African fish eagle

Countries in Asia

The following are the national animals of countries in Asia:

Afghanistan – Snow leopard Azerbaijan – Karabakh horse Bangladesh – Bengal tiger, Magpie robin, and the Ilish Bhutan – Druk and Takin Cambodia – Kouprey, Giant Ibis, Northern river terrapin, and the Giant barb China – Giant panda and the Red-crowned crane Cyprus – Cypriot mouflon India – Royal Bengal tiger, Indian peacock, King cobra, Ganges river dolphin, and the Indian elephant Indonesia – Komodo dragon, Javan hawk-eagle, and the Asian Arowana Iran – Asiatic lion, Panthera pardus tulliana, and the Asiatic Cheetah Iraq – Chukar partridge and the Goat Israel – Eurasian Hoopoe, Palestine viper, Canaan Dog, and the Common black scorpion Japan – Green pheasant and the Carp Jordan – Arabian Oryx Kuwait – Arabian Camel Lebanon – Striped Hyena and the Phoenix Malaysia – Malayian tiger Myanmar – Tiger Nepal – Cow and the Danphe North Korea – Chollima Oman – Arabian oryx Pakistan – Markhor, Indus river dolphin, chukar, Mugger crocodile, Shaheen falcon, and the Snow leopard Palestine – Palestine sunbird Philippines – Philippine eagle Qatar – Arabian oryx Singapore – Lion South Korea – Siberian tiger Sri Lanka – Grizzled giant squirrel and the Sri Lankan junglefowl Taiwan – Formosan Black Bear Thailand – Elephant and the Siamese fighting fish United Arab Emirates – Arabian Oryx and the Peregrine falcon Vietnam – Dragon, Water Buffalo, and the Tiger

Countries in Australia

The following are the national animals of countries in Australia:

Australia – Red kangaroo and the Emu New Zealand – Kiwi Papua New Guinea – Dugong

Islands and Administrative Regions

The following are the national animals of islands and administrative regions:

Aland Islands – Red deer Anguilla – Zenaida dove Bermuda – Humpback Whale Faroe Islands – Eurasian oystercatcher Greenland – Polar bear Grenada – Grenada dove Macau – Black-faced spoonbill Seychelles – Striped Dolphin

All countries globally have things that represent them aside from their names. This includes flags and national anthems. Countries have other national symbols, such as trees, birds, animals, or objects. These symbols represent some type of significance for the country. For example, the bald eagle represents strength and freedom for the United States. Globally, the lion is the most common national animal. The table below has each country's national animal.

National Animals 2022

National Animals 2022