Animals in Spanish

Animals in Spanish

Spanish names for pets, farm animals and other animals such as squirrels, seagulls, lizards, snakes, butterflies and spiders.

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Vocabulary + Practice in short sentences using  I have,  I like,  it is  + there are  in Spanish to answer simple questions.


¿Qué es? = What is it?

¿Qué tienes? = What do you have?

¿Qué hay? = What is there?

¿Te gusta ..? = Do you like + singular names
¿Te gustan ..? = Do like + plural names


Es         = it is

Tengo = I have

Hay = There is + There are

Me gusta   = I like (+ singular name)
Me gustan = I like (+ plural name)
Me gusta el gato = I like the cat
Me gustan los gatos = I like cats

Stop. Take your time.  Look closely at the world around you.  You might just see an animal living near you that you had never noticed before …  Would you spot the heron under the bridge if you were going by?

Pets = Animales en Casa

un perro (m)        a dog
un gato  (m)         a cat
un pez  (m)          a fish
un conejo (m)     a rabbit
un conejillo de Indias (m)  a guinea pig
un ratón  (m)       a mouse
un hámster
  a hamster

Animals – Animals

un cameleón (m)    a chameleon
una serpiente (f)    a snake
una garza (f)           a heron
una gaviota (f)        a seagull
una lagartija (f)      a lizard
una ardilla (f)         a squirrel
un búho (m)            an owl
un cangrejo (m)     a crab

On the farm – En la Granja

un pato (m)         a duck
un pavo (m)        a turkey
una vaca (f)         a cow
un caballo (m)    a horse
una oveja (f)       a sheep
una cabra (f)       a goat
un cerdo (m)       a pig
un burro (m)       a donkey
un gallo (m)        a cockerel

Which animals, birds, insects do you see on a regular basis?  Do you pass any on your way to school?  Are there always the same birds in the sky?
Take a look at the world around you and record what you see which is not human.  Look up the names are in Spanish and write them down.
They might be:
Una paloma (f)     a pigeon
Un zorro (m)         a fox
Un gorrión (m)     a sparrow
Una rata (f)            a rat
Una ardilla (f)       a squirrel
Un escarabajo (m)  a beetle


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