National Animals

National animals are cultural symbols of the country they represent. Nearly every country has it’s own national animal that represents the ideals of its population. Sometimes this leads to very interesting situations, for example, the national animal of Scotland is actually a fictitious creature – The unicorn

Info found here, here and here

Austria -Barn Swallow

Ireland – Red Deer

UK – Barbary Lion

France – Gallic Rooster – Unofficial

Germany – Eagle

Spain – Bull

Italy – Italian wolf

Denmark – Mute swan

Hungary – Turul – Mythological creature

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