German Animal Names

Animals always deliver as a nice topic of conversation to get some small talk going. Watching cat videos in German is just one of many more reasons to learn all basic animal names in German. For even more animals, take a look at our learning resources for German at the end of the page.

EnglishGerman
pigdas Schwein (die Schweine)
cowdie Kuh (die Kühe)
horsedas Pferd (die Pferde)
dogder Hund (die Hunde)
sheepdas Schaf (die Schafe)
monkeyder Affe (die Affen)
catdie Katze (die Katzen)
bearder Bär (die Bären)
tigerder Tiger (die Tiger)
rabbitder Hase (die Hasen)
lionder Löwe (die Löwen)
elephantder Elefant (die Elefanten)
chickendas Huhn (die Hühner)
duckdie Ente (die Enten)
butterflyder Schmetterling (die Schmetterlinge)
beedie Biene (die Bienen)
antdie Ameise (die Ameisen)
fishder Fisch (die Fische)
whaleder Wal (die Wale)
sharkder Hai (die Haie)
dolphinder Delfin (die Delfine)
spiderdie Spinne (die Spinnen)
snakedie Schlange (die Schlangen)
snaildie Schnecke (die Schnecken)
frogder Frosch (die Frösche)
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