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Symbols

National animals

Country

Name of animal

Scientific name

Afghanistan

Snow leopard

Panthera uncia

Albania

Golden eagle (primary national symbol)

Aquila chrysaetos

Angola

Red-crested turaco (national bird)

Tauraco erythrolophus

Anguilla

Zenaida dove

Zenaida aurita

Antigua and Barbuda

Fallow deer (national animal)

Dama dama

Antigua and Barbuda

Frigate (national bird)

Fregata magnificens

Antigua and Barbuda

Hawksbill turtle (national sea creature)

Eretmochelys imbricata

Argentina

Rufous hornero

Furnarius rufus

Australia

Red kangaroo (national animal)

Macropus rufus

Australia

Emu (national bird)

Dromaius novaehollandiae

Bangladesh

Royal Bengal tiger (national animal)

Panthera tigris tigris

Belarus

European bison

Bison bonasus

Belize

Baird's tapir

Tapirus bairdii

Bhutan

Druk

Mythical

Bhutan

Takin

Budorcas taxicolor

Bolivia

Andean condor

Vultur gryphus

Brazil

Macaw

Ara Macao

Cambodia

Kouprey

Bos sauveli

Canada

North American beaver

Castor canadensis

Canada

Canadian horse

Equus ferus caballus

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Okapi

Okapia johnstoni

Costa Rica

West Indian manatee

Trichechus manatus

Croatia

Pine marten

Martes martes

Cuba

Cuban trogon

Priotelus temnurus

Cyprus

Cypriot mouflon

Ovis orientalis

Denmark

Swan

Swan

Faroe Islands

Eurasian oystercatcher ("national bird")

Haematopus ostralegus

Greece

Phoenix

Mythical

Honduras

White-tailed deer

Odocoileus virginianus

Hungary

Turul

Mythical 

Iceland

Gyrfalcon

Falco rusticolus

India

Bengal tiger (national animal)

Panthera tigris tigris

India

Indian peafowl (national bird)

Pavo cristatus

India

King cobra (national reptile)

Ophiophagus hannah

India

Ganges river dolphin (national aquatic animal)

Platanista gangetica

India

Gray langur (national heritage mammal)

Semnopithecus

India

Indian elephant (national heritage animal)

Elephas maximus indicus

Indonesia

Komodo dragon (national animal)

Varanus komodoensis

Indonesia

Garuda (historic national animal)

Mythical

Iran

Mugger crocodile

Crocodylus palustris

Israel

Hoopoe (national bird)

Upupa epops

Jamaica

Red-billed streamertail

Trochilus polytmus

Lebanon

Phoenix

Mythical

Lebanon

Striped hyena

Hyaena hyaena

Lithuania

White stork

Ciconia ciconia

Macedonia

Lion (in Macedonian heraldry)

Panthera leo

Malaysia

Malayan tiger (national animal)

Panthera tigris jacksoni

Mauritius

Dodo

Raphus cucullatus

Mexico

Golden eagle (national animal/national bird)

Aquila chrysaetos

Mexico

Xoloitzcuintli (national dog)

Canis lupus familiaris

Mexico

Grasshopper (national arthropod)

 

Mexico

Jaguar (national mammal)

Panthera onca

Mexico

Vaquita (national marine mammal)

Phocoena sinus

Mongolia

Saker falcon (national bird)

Falco cherrug

Nepal

Cow

 

Netherlands

Lion (heraldic symbol)

Panthera leo

New Zealand

Kiwi

 

North Korea

Chollima

Mythical

Pakistan

Markhor (national animal)

 

Pakistan

Chukar (national bird)

 

Pakistan

Snow leopard (national heritage animal)

Panthera uncia

Panama

Harpy eagle

Harpia harpyja

Papua New Guinea

Dugong (national marine mammal)

 

Peru

Vicuña (national animal)

Vicugna vicugna

Philippines

Philippine eagle (national bird)

Pithecophaga jefferyi

Philippines

milkfish (national fish)

Chanos chanos

Portugal

Rooster of Barcelos

Mythical

Qatar

Oryx

 

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

St Vincent parrot

 

Serbia

Wolf

Canis lupus lupus

Serbia

Lanner falcon

 

Serbia

Lynx

 

Somalia

Leopard (national animal)

Panthera pardus

South Africa

Springbok (national animal)

 

South Africa

Blue crane (national bird)

 

South Africa

Galjoen (national fish)

 

Sri Lanka

Jungle fowl (national bird)

 

Tanzania

Giraffe

Giraffa camelopardalis

Turkey

Grey wolf

 

United Kingdom

Bulldog (Britain as "British Bulldog" and

England as "English Bulldog")

 

United Kingdom

Mute swan (English, Celtic and Irish traditions)

 

United Kingdom

Red kite (Wales)

 

United Kingdom

Unicorn (Scotland, Queen's Beast")

Mythical

United States

Bald eagle