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Whether you are learning Spanish in South America, taking an online Spanish class, or plan to enrol yourself in one of the many Spanish language immersion schools, our Spanish to English dictionary is always being updated with new Spanish words which makes an excellent supplement for those trying to learn how to speak Spanish.

Learn Spanish Animal Names
This is a great place to start if you are looking to learn the names of animals in Spanish. This list of Spanish animal names includes the English translation for each animal listed from Spanish to English, but if you'd like to read this list from English to Spanish, click here.

Just below our main list of animals in Spanish are a series of animal related sentences, also translated from Spanish to English which can help you improve your Spanish animal vocabulary.

If you continue to scroll down the page, you will find a place where you can leave your comments and a place when your can participate in our current Spanish poll of the day. There's also some useful Spanish learning materials and a video about Spanish animal vocabulary.

Just below the video you will find some requested Spanish animal translations as well as the form where you can submit the translations to the site if you happen to know them. If you have your own requests, feel free to post them to the comment section or in our Spanish translation forum.

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View this list of animals in Spanish with translations from: Spanish to English or English to Spanish
(Words in bold added during the last update. Latest additions can also been seen on our LearnSpanishCLT twitter page.)

Spanish to English Animal Words:

Ballena - Whale

Caballo - Horse
Cachorro - Puppy
Ciervo - Deer

Delfín - Dolphin
Dragon - Dragon

Gato - Cat

Hipopotamo - Hippopotamus

León - Lion

Mono - Monkey
Murciélago - Bat

Oso - Bear

Pajaro - Bird
Peces - Fish (plural)
Perro - Dog
Pez - Fish

Serpiente - Snake

Tiburon - Shark
Tigre - Tiger

Vaca - Cow

Zorro - Fox


Spanish Animal Names in Sentences:

El elefante es grande - The elephant is big
El perro es el mejor amigo del hombre - A dog is man's best friend
El pez es rojo - The fish is red
Es tu la vaca? - Are you a cow?
Eres un mono - You are a monkey

Me gusta dormir con las vacas - I like to sleep with the cows
Mi gato es grande - My cat is big
Mi perro es muy lindo - My dog is very cute
Mi perro se comió mi tarea - My dog ate my homework

Quiero alquilar un avestruz - I want to rent an ostrich

Tengo un gato en mis pantalones - I have a cat in my pants

Yo tengo un mono - I have a monkey

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Spanish Learning on a Budget
With the economy where it's at, it can sometimes be hard to afford new learning materies. Luckily, learning doesn't always have to be expensive. These books are perfect for filling up your Spanish learning library on a small budget. Instead of buying just one expensive book or maybe even no books at all, here are a bunch of very cheap Spanish learning books so you can learn the most Spanish without having to spend a fortune.

These books also make for great gift ideas if you know someone who is trying to learn the Spanish language.

Spanish Animals Learning Videos

Learn Spanish - Animal Vocabulary (English version)

Here's a good video that translates several animal names in Spanish, where you can both hear and see the word. Includes animals, ox, donkey, horse, goat, deer, crocodile, elephant, hen, rooster, cat, giraffe, lion, wolf, parrot, monkey, bear, sheep, bird, duck, turkey, dog, fish, frog, mouse, snake, tiger, bull, turtle, and cow.

Requested Spanish Animal Names Translations
Do you know how to speak Spanish? Perhaps you can send in some translations to help the visitors of this site. Below are a list of animal names in English that people are looking to be translated into Spanish:

I have a big cat in my pants
I have a cat
I have a monkey in my pants
Koi (fish)
My animal is
The cat is in my pants
The elephant is big
What is this animal named in Spanish?
Why is your monkey in my pants?
You're a smelly monkey

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