Portuguese Animal Names

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

EnglishPortuguese
pig(o) porco
cow(a) vaca
horse(o) cavalo
dog(o) cão
sheep(a) ovelha
monkey(o) macaco
cat(o) gato
bear(o) urso
tiger(o) tigre
rabbit(o) coelho
lion(o) leão
elephant(o) elefante
chicken(a) galinha
duck(o) pato
butterfly(a) borboleta
bee(a) abelha
ant(a) formiga
fish(o) peixe
whale(a) baleia
shark(o) tubarão
dolphin(o) golfinho
spider(a) aranha
snake(a) serpente
snail(o) caracol
frog(a) rã
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