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)

Portuguese French
Cat le chat
Dog le chien
Ferret le furet
Golden-fish le poisson rouge
Gerbil (desert rat) la gerbille
Hamster le hamster
llama le mud
Parrot le perroquet
Bunny le lapin
Mouse la souris

Insects and creepers

Portuguese French
Ant la fourmi
Bee l'abeille
Butterfly le papillon
Cockroach le cafard
snail l'escargot
Spider l'araignée
Grasshopper la sauterelle
cricket le cricket
Praying mantis la keep

Farm animals

Portuguese French
Chicken le poulet
cow la vache
Dumb l'âne
Goose l'oie
Horse le cheval
Goat la chèvre
Mule la mule
Pig le cochon
Sheep le mouton

Forest animals

Portuguese English
Badger le blaireau
Antelope l'antilope
Bat la chauve-souris
Bear l'ours
Beaver the beaver
Bird l'oiseau
Hart le cerf
Fox le renard
Otter la loutre
Owl le hibou
Hedgehog le porc-épic
Raccoon le raton-laveur
Aries le bélier
Squirrel l'écureil
Wolf le loup


Portuguese French
Alligator l'alligator
Crocodile le crocodile
Frog la grenouille
Largato le lézard
Snake le serpent
frog le crapaud
Tortoise la tortue

Zoo animals

Portuguese French 
Anteater le fourmilier
Monkey le singe
Baboon le babouin
Buffalo le buffle
camel le chameau
Cheetah le guépard
Coyote le coyote
Elephant l'éléphant
Gazelle la gazelle
Giraffe la girafe
Gorilla la gorille
Hipoppotamus l'hippopotame
Jaguar le jaguar
Kangaroo le kangourou
Leopard leopard
Lion le lion
Monkey le singe
Ostrich l'autruche
Panda le panda
Panther le panthère
Rhinoceros le rhinoceros
Tiger le tiger
Zebra le zèbre

Ocean Animals

Portuguese  French 
Crab le crabe
Dolphin le dauphin
Eel l'anguille
Jellyfish the doctor
Lobster le homard
Shark le requin
Walrus le morse
Manatee le lamantin
Pelican le pélican
Penguin le pingouin
Sealion l'otarie
Whale la baleine

I hope you enjoyed the article. Thank you for your reading and possible sharing. Finally, we will leave a video showing some of the animals' pronunciation, and some phrases in French.