Animal Names: Types of Animals with List & Pictures

ANIMALS! List of animal names with animal pictures in English. Learn these types of animals to increase your vocabulary about animals in English and thus enhance your English in general.

When learning English, you are likely to come across a lot of animals, each of these has its own name. There is a range of animal types and it is often easier to learn the names of these animals by type, for example, mammals, reptiles, birds, and insects. You may also like to learn animal names by location such as farm animals, jungle creatures and pets. Some people like to learn animal names alphabetically. But whichever method you choose, learning the names of animals in English is an important part of your learning.

English animal names are very easy to remember.

Animal Names

Everybody loves animals, keeping them as pets, seeing them at the zoo or visiting a farm…

Learn animal names with different types of animals and useful list of animals with pictures.

Types of Animals

Animals can be classified by different basic categories as follows:

  • Pets
  • Farm & Domestic Animals
  • Wild Animals
  • Mammals
  • Sea Animals
  • Birds
  • Insects

The following sections explain specifically names and pictures of animals in each category.

Animal Names with Animal Pictures

List of Pets

List of pet names in English.

  • Dog
  • Puppy
  • Turtle
  • Rabbit
  • Parrot
  • Cat
  • Kitten
  • Goldfish
  • Mouse
  • Tropical fish
  • Hamster

Pet Animal Image

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Farm Animal Names

Farm animal list in English.

  • Cow
  • Rabbit
  • Ducks
  • Shrimp
  • Pig
  • Goat
  • Crab
  • Deer
  • Bee
  • Sheep
  • Fish
  • Turkey
  • Dove
  • Chicken
  • Horse

Farm Animal Names | Farm Animal Images

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List of Birds

Birds are a group of endothermic vertebrates, characterised by feathers, toothless beaked jaws, the laying of hard-shelled eggs, a high metabolic rate, a four-chambered heart, and a strong yet lightweight skeleton.

Learn English bird names

  • Crow
  • Peacock
  • Dove
  • Sparrow
  • Goose
  • Stork
  • Pigeon
  • Turkey
  • Hawk
  • Bald eagle
  • Raven
  • Parrot
  • Flamingo
  • Seagull
  • Ostrich
  • Swallow
  • Black bird
  • Penguin
  • Robin
  • Swan
  • Owl
  • Woodpecker

List of Birds | Bird Animal Image

List of Birds | Bird Animal ImagePin

Mammal Animal Names

Mammals are any vertebrates within the class Mammalia, a clade of endothermic amniotes distinguished from reptiles (including birds) by the possession of a neocortex (a region of the brain), hair, three middle ear bones and mammary glands. Females of all mammal species nurse their young with milk, secreted from the mammary glands.

  • Squirrel
  • Dog
  • Chimpanzee
  • Ox
  • Lion
  • Panda
  • Walrus
  • Otter
  • Mouse
  • Kangaroo
  • Goat
  • Horse
  • Monkey
  • Cow
  • Koala
  • Mole
  • Elephant
  • Leopard
  • Hippopotamus
  • Giraffe
  • Fox
  • Coyote
  • Hedgehong
  • Sheep
  • Deer

Mammal Animal Names | Mammal Animal Pictures

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Wild Animal Names

Learn wild animals vocabulary in English with pictures.

Wild Animals Vocabulary

  • Giraffe
  • Woodpecker
  • Camel
  • Starfish
  • Koala
  • Alligator
  • Owl
  • Tiger
  • Bear
  • Blue whale
  • Coyote
  • Chimpanzee
  • Raccoon
  • Lion
  • Arctic wolf
  • Crocodile
  • Dolphin
  • Elephant
  • Squirrel
  • Snake
  • Kangaroo
  • Hippopotamus
  • Elk
  • Fox
  • Gorilla
  • Bat
  • Hare
  • Toad
  • Frog
  • Deer
  • Rat
  • Badger
  • Lizard
  • Mole
  • Hedgehog
  • Otter
  • Reindeer

Wild Animal Names | Wild Animal Pictures

Wild Animal Names | Image 1

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Wild Animals Vocabulary | Animal Pictures

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Sea Animal Names

Learn sea animal vocabulary in English.

  • Crab
  • Fish
  • Seal
  • Octopus
  • Shark
  • Seahorse
  • Walrus
  • Starfish
  • Whale
  • Penguin
  • Jellyfish
  • Squid
  • Lobster
  • Pelican
  • Clams
  • Seagull
  • Dolphin
  • Shells
  • Sea urchin
  • Cormorant
  • Otter
  • Pelican
  • Sea anemone
  • Sea turtle
  • Sea lion
  • Coral

Sea Animal Names | Sea Animal Pictures

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Insects are by far the largest group of hexapod invertebrates within the arthropod phylum. They are the most diverse group of animals on the planet, including more than a million described species and representing more than half of all known living organisms.

Insects can be divided into two groups:

  • Flying Insects : bee, wasp, fly, dragonfly, moth, butterfly, mosquito, grasshopper…
  • Crawling Insects : caterpillar, cockroach, spider, louse, ant, worm…

Names of Insects

  • Moth
  • Bee
  • Butterfly
  • Spider
  • Ladybird (BrE) – ladybug (NAmE)
  • Ant
  • Dragonfly
  • Fly
  • Mosquito
  • Grasshopper
  • Beetle
  • Cockroach
  • Centipede
  • Worm
  • Louse

List of Insects | Image

List of Insects | ImagePin

Male, Female and Baby Animal Names

Many animals have specific names for male, female and baby.

Male – Female – Young Animal Vocabulary

Tom – Queen – Kitten

Dog – Bitch – Puppy

Rooster – Hen – Chick

Drake – Duck – Duckling

Bull – Cow – Calf

Deer – Doe – Fawn

Stallion – Mare – Foal

Ram – Ewe – Lamb

Tiger – Tigeress – Tiger cub

Lion – Lioness – Lion cub

Male, Female and Young Animal Names | Image

Male, Female and Young Animal Names | ImagePin

Names of Animal Groups

A collective noun for animals refers to a collection or a group of animals taken as a whole.

Examples of names of animal groups.

  • An aurora/A pack of polar bears
  • An array/A prickle of hedgehogs
  • An ambush/A streak of tigers
  • A troop/A mission/A tribe/A cartload/A wilderness of monkeys
  • A trip/A flock/A herd/A trip/A tribe of goats
  • A team/A drove/A herd/A span/A yoke of oxen
  • A surfeit of skunks
  • A string/A herd of ponies
  • A stud of mares
  • A stable/A herd/A string/A stud/A team/A drove of horses
  • A sounder of (wild) swine
  • A sounder of (wild) pigs
  • A sounder of (wild) boars
  • A sneak/A gang/A pack of weasels
  • A sloth of bears
  • A skulk/An earth/A lead/A leash/A troop of foxes
  • A shrewdness/A troop of apes
  • A school/A herd/A pod of porpoises
  • A school/A float/A gam/A herd/A mob/A pod/A run/A shoal of whales
  • A richness of martens
  • A rake/A rack/A rag of colts
  • A pride/A flock/A sault/A troop of lions
  • A prickle of porcupines
  • A pod/A flock/A school/A team of dolphins
  • A parcel of hinds
  • A pack/A trip of stoats
  • A pack/A kennel of dogs
  • A pack/A herd/A rout of wolves
  • A pack/A cry/A hunt/A kennel/A leash/A meet/A mute/A  stable of hounds
  • A pack/A band/A rout of coyotes
  • A pace/A drove/A coffle/A herd of asses
  • A nursery/A gaze of raccoons
  • A mob/A troop of kangaroos
  • A mob of wombats
  • A mischief/A horde/A nest/A trip of mice
  • A litter of pups
  • A litter of cubs
  • A leash of greyhounds
  • A leap of leopards
  • A labor/A company/A movement of moles
  • A kindle/A litter of kittens
  • A kindle of leverets
  • A journey/A group/A herd/A tower of giraffes
  • A husk of jackrabbits
  • A huddle/A herd/An ugly of walruses
  • A horde of hamsters
  • A horde of gerbils
  • A herd/An implausibility of gnus
  • A herd/A parade of elephants
  • A herd/A leash of bucks
  • A herd/A gang of bisons
  • A herd/A drove of donkeys
  • A herd/A drift/A drove/A mob of cattle
  • A herd of yaks
  • A herd of wildebeests
  • A herd of moose
  • A herd of llamas
  • A herd of ibexes
  • A herd of harts
  • A herd of hartebeests
  • A herd of elands
  • A herd of chamois
  • A herd of caribous
  • A group of guinea pigs
  • A grind of bottle-nosed whales
  • A glaring/A cluster/A clutter of cats
  • A gang/A herd of elks
  • A gang/A herb/An obstinacy of buffalos
  • A flock/A down/A drift/A drove/A fold/A herd/A mob/A parcel/A trip of
  • A flock/A caravan/A herd/A train of camels
  • A field/A string of racehorses
  • A farrow/A litter of piglets
  • A family/A bevy/A raft/A romp of otters
  • A fall of lambs
  • A drove/A herd of swine
  • A drove/A drift/A flock/A herd of pigs
  • A drove/A down/A flick/A herd/A husk/A kindle/A leash/A trace/A trip of hares
  • A drove of bullocks
  • A drift/A trip of (tame) swine
  • A drift/A drove/A parcel of hogs
  • A dray/A colony of squirrels
  • A destruction of wildcats
  • A destruction of (wild) cats
  • A chine of polecats
  • A crash/A herd/A stubbornness of rhinoceroses
  • A cowardice of curs
  • A couple of impalas
  • A coterie/A town of prairie dogs
  • A congress/A flange/A troop of baboons
  • A colony/A horde/A mischief/A swarm of rats
  • A colony/A harem/A herd/A pod/A rookery/A spring of seals
  • A colony/A family/A lodge of beavers
  • A colony/A bury/A drove/A flick/A kindle/A leash/A nest/A trace/A warren/A wrack of rabbits
  • A colony of voles
  • A colony of chinchillas
  • A colony of badgers
  • A cohort/A herd/A zeal of zebras
  • A coalition of cheetahs
  • A cluster/A herd/A tribe of antelopes
  • A cloud/A colony of bats
  • A clan of hyenas
  • A business/A cast of ferrets
  • A bury/A game of conies
  • A brace of geldings
  • A bloat/A crash/A herd/A pod/A school/A thunder of hippopotami
  • A blessing of unicorns
  • A barren/A pack/A rake/A span of mules
  • A band/A whoop of gorillas
  • A band/A pack of mongooses

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1 year ago

nice move, but not yet covered all alphabets……like F, I, J, N, Q, U, V, X, Y & Z

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