Animal names in French

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In today's article we will learn the names of animals in French. Below you will find a beautiful table with many animals, organized in category, and along with the article.

It is worth remembering that we advise you to have a little knowledge in the pronunciation of the French language so as not to end up learning to pronounce animals in the wrong way.

Animals in French is Animaux, a domestic animal is known as a compagnie animal. 

Pets (domestic)

PortugueseFrench
Catle chat
Dogle chien
Ferretle furet
Golden-fishle poisson rouge
Gerbil (desert rat)la gerbille
Hamsterle hamster
llamale mud
Parrotle perroquet
Bunnyle lapin
Mousela souris

Insects and creepers

PortugueseFrench
Antla fourmi
Beel'abeille
Butterflyle papillon
Cockroachle cafard
snaill'escargot
Spiderl'araignée
Grasshopperla sauterelle
cricketle cricket
Praying mantisla keep

Farm animals

PortugueseFrench
Chickenle poulet
cowla vache
Dumbl'âne
Goosel'oie
Horsele cheval
Goatla chèvre
Mulela mule
Pigle cochon
Sheeple mouton

Forest animals

PortugueseEnglish
Badgerle blaireau
Antelopel'antilope
Batla chauve-souris
Bearl'ours
Beaverthe beaver
Birdl'oiseau
Hartle cerf
Foxle renard
Otterla loutre
Owlle hibou
Hedgehogle porc-épic
Raccoonle raton-laveur
Ariesle bélier
Squirrell'écureil
Wolfle loup

Reptiles

PortugueseFrench
Alligatorl'alligator
Crocodilele crocodile
Frogla grenouille
Largatole lézard
Snakele serpent
frogle crapaud
Tortoisela tortue

Zoo animals

PortugueseFrench 
Anteaterle fourmilier
Monkeyle singe
Baboonle babouin
Buffalole buffle
camelle chameau
Cheetahle guépard
Coyotele coyote
Elephantl'éléphant
Gazellela gazelle
Giraffela girafe
Gorillala gorille
Hipoppotamusl'hippopotame
Jaguarle jaguar
Kangaroole kangourou
Leopardleopard
Lionle lion
Monkeyle singe
Ostrichl'autruche
Pandale panda
Pantherle panthère
Rhinocerosle rhinoceros
Tigerle tiger
Zebrale zèbre

Ocean Animals

Portuguese French 
Crable crabe
Dolphinle dauphin
Eell'anguille
Jellyfishthe doctor
Lobsterle homard
Sharkle requin
Walrusle morse
Manateele lamantin
Pelicanle pélican
Penguinle pingouin
Sealionl'otarie
Whalela baleine

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