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

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 with Names

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

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

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

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

Insects

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

Male, Female and Baby Animal Names

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

Male – Female – Young Animal Vocabulary

Cat
Tom – Queen – Kitten

Dog
Dog – Bitch – Puppy

Chicken
Rooster – Hen – Chick

Duck
Drake – Duck – Duckling

Ox
Bull – Cow – Calf

Deer
Deer – Doe – Fawn

Horse
Stallion – Mare – Foal

Sheep
Ram – Ewe – Lamb

Tiger
Tiger – Tigeress – Tiger cub

Lion
Lion – Lioness – Lion cub

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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