Every country has what they consider as a national animal. Usually it’s an indigenous specie that’s unique to the area, an animal that they want to represent their country. Some places prefer to choose specie that’s small and friendly, while other prefers one that’s on the big side.
Below are some of the biggest national animals and which country they represent.
Snow Leopard – Afghanistan
Grey wolf – Turkey
Gray wolves are also called known as western wolf or timber wolf and are native to the remote areas and wilderness of Eurasia. It’s the biggest amongst the family of canid, averaging at 95–99 lb for males and 79–85 lb for females. They’re one of the most well researched animals in the planet and have a very long history with humans.
Royal Bengal Tiger - Bangladesh
Markhor – Pakistan
Komodo dragon – Indonesia
Indian elephant – India
White-tailed deer – Honduras
Philippine eagle – Philippines
Unicorn – Scotland