Animals found on more than one continent - synonyms or related words
a type of goat, rabbit, or cat that has long soft hair
a tropical animal with a very long nose and tongue that eats ants and other small insects
a brown animal with horns and long thin legs that can run very fast. Antelopes live mainly in Africa and Asia.
old-fashioned a donkey
a wild animal that lives in a hole in the ground and has short legs and thick dark fur with a white area on its head
a large wild animal with thick fur. There are several different types of bears, for example the polar bear and the grizzly bear. A young bear is called a bear cub.
a large wild animal like a cow with long hair and a big head. One type lives in North America and the other in Europe.
mainly American a small donkey
a large animal with a long neck and one or two humps (=large round raised parts) on its back. It is often used in deserts for carrying people or things.
an animal with soft fur, a long thin tail, and whiskers, that people keep as a pet or for catching mice. A young cat is called a kitten.
a wild animal similar to a goat that lives in the mountains of Europe and Asia
a small furry Asian and North American animal with a long tail and bands of darker colour on its back
an African or Asian animal similar to a cat
a large brown animal with long thin legs. The adult male deer is called a stag and may have antlers growing from its head. The female deer is called a doe and a young deer is called a fawn.
a grey or brown animal similar to a horse, but smaller and with long ears. In some countries it is used for riding and for pulling or carrying heavy loads. The sound that a donkey makes is called braying.
a small European animal similar to a mouse but with a furry tail
a type of large deer that lives in Europe and Asia
a small thin animal of the weasel family whose fur is white in the winter
fallow deer noun
a small European deer that has white spots on its fur
a small thin furry animal with a long tail that people use for hunting rabbits and rats
a type of mouse with a long tail that lives mainly in fields
a wild animal similar to a small dog, with red-brown fur, a pointed face, and a thick tail
a bat that eats fruit and lives in tropical regions
a small brown African or Asian animal similar to a deer, with long thin legs and large eyes
a small animal like a mouse with long back legs, that children often keep as a pet
an animal similar to a sheep but with longer legs and a thinner coat. The male goat is called a billy goat and the female is called a nanny goat. A young goat is called a kid.
guinea pig noun
a small animal with fur, short ears, and no tail. It is often kept as a pet.
a very small furry animal with a short tail, kept as a pet
an animal similar to a rabbit, but with a bigger body and longer ears and legs, that can run very fast
a small wild animal with a round body covered with sharp spikes for protection. A hedgehog forms a shape like a ball when it is threatened.
a large animal that people ride. The sound that a horse makes is called neighing. The male horse is called a stallion and the female is called a mare. A young horse is called a foal.
a type of wild goat with long curved horns that lives in the mountains of Europe, Asia, and North Africa
a wild animal like a dog that lives in Asia and Africa
a small animal that lives in trees and has a long body, short legs, and soft brown fur
a small animal that is kept for its thick dark fur
a small animal with dark fur that digs underground and cannot see well
a small furry animal with a long tail that lives in Asia and Africa and eats snakes and other small animals
a large deer that lives in North America, northern Europe, and Asia
a small furry animal with a long tail
an animal that has a horse as its mother and a donkey as its father, and is used for carrying heavy loads
an animal found in North America and Australia with thick fur and a long tail. The mother carries her babies inside a pouch on her body.
an animal that has a long body covered in brown fur and that can swim very well
a small animal with long ears and soft fur that some people keep as a pet
an animal like a large mouse with a long tail
an animal like a deer with large antlers growing from its head that lives in the Arctic and in northern regions of Europe and America
a large animal with very thick grey skin and one or two horns on its nose. It lives mainly in southern Asia and Africa.
roe deer noun
a European or Asian deer that lives in forests
a grey or red-brown animal with a long thick tail that lives in trees
a small thin animal with brown fur that lives in forests and kills other animals
an animal that has a long nose and lives in tropical forests
an animal that walks slowly and can pull its head and legs into the shell on its back
a small animal similar to a mouse but with a short tail
a small thin animal with brown fur, short legs, and a long tail that hunts its food