German Animals

This is a list of animals in German. You will find common words including domestic pets, farm livestock, wild creatures and even insects.

Bird: Vogel
Cat: Katze
Cow: Kuh
Dog: Hund
Donkey: Esel
Eagle: Adler
Elephant: Elefant
Goat: Ziege
Horse: Pferd
Lion: Löwe
Monkey: Affe
Mouse: Maus
Rabbit: Kaninchen
Snake: Schlange
Tiger: Tiger
Sheep (pl.): Schafe
Spider: Spinne
Insect: Insekt
Mosquito: Moskito
Butterfly: Schmetterling
Bear: Bär
Animal: Tier
Farm: Bauernhof
Forest: Wald

The following sentences might come in handy in a conversation when socializing or in a pet store.

I have a dog: Ich habe einen Hund
She likes cats: Sie mag Katzen
Tigers are fast: Tiger sind schnell
Monkeys are funny: Affen sind komisch
Do you have any animals?: Hast du Tiere?
Do you sell dog food?: Verkaufen Sie Hundefutter?

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