Dutch Animals

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

Bird: vogel
Cat: kat
Cow: koe
Dog: hond
Donkey: ezel
Eagle: arend / adelaar
Elephant: olifant
Goat: geit
Horse: paard
Lion: leeuw
Monkey: aap
Mouse: muis
Rabbit: konijn
Snake: slang
Tiger: tijger
Sheep (pl.): Schapen
Spider: Spin
Insect: Insect
Mosquito: Mug
Butterfly: Vlinder
Bear: beer
Animal: Dier
Farm: Boerderij
Forest: Bos

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

I have a dog: Ik heb een hond
She likes cats: Zij houd van katten
Tigers are fast: Tijgers zijn snel
Monkeys are funny: Apen zijn grappig
Do you have any animals?: Heb jij dieren
Do you sell dog food?: Verkoop je hondenvoer

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