Animals by Location

Updated: January 23, 2023
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Animals. There are more than one million species on Earth, with new ones discovered each day.

(There were more than 280 new species of fish discovered in 2020 alone!)

And from one country to the next you’ll discover incredible new creatures. From the scimitar-horned oryx which can be found in African countries like Morocco, to the rare giant panda in China’s foothills, there’s always new animals to discover.

Simply click on a country or continent below to get started.

Animals in Africa

A Simbakubwa



Simbakubwa kutokaafrika was as big as a polar bear.

A Western Lowland Gorilla


Western Lowland Gorilla

One of the great apes!

A Hawk Moth Caterpillar


Hawk Moth Caterpillar

Many hawk moth caterpillars eat toxins from plants, but don’t sequester them the way milkweed butterflies do. Most toxins are excreted.

Click to see a List of all African Animals.

Animal Locations in Africa

Animals in Antarctica

A Tiger Beetle


Tiger Beetle

The adult tiger beetle is one of the fastest land insects in the world

A Bed Bugs


Bed Bugs

Bed bugs feed for 4-12 minutes.

A Mouse



Found on every continent on Earth!

Click to see a List of all Antarctican Animals.

Animals in Asia

A Helicoprion



Helicoprion was one of the largest cartilaginous fish of all time.

A Dragonfly



It’s larvae are carnivorous!

A Skink Lizard


Skink Lizard

Some skinks lay eggs in some habitats while giving birth to skinklets in other habitats.

Click to see a List of all Asian Animals.

Animal Locations in Asia

Animals in Central America

A Spanish Goat


Spanish Goat

They have long, horizontal ears.

A Grasshopper



There are 11,000 known species!

A Ladybug



There are more than 5,000 species worldwide!

Click to see a List of all Central American Animals.

Animal Locations in Central America

Animals in Eurasia

A Brown Dog Tick


Brown Dog Tick

Can live its entire life indoors

A Eared Grebe


Eared Grebe

The most populous grebe in the world

A Bed Bugs


Bed Bugs

Bed bugs feed for 4-12 minutes.

Click to see a List of all Eurasian Animals.

Animal Locations in Eurasia

Animals in Europe

A Giant House Spider


Giant House Spider

They are the fastest invertebrates in the UK.

A Quail



Inhabits woodland and forest areas worldwide!

A John Dory


John Dory

The John Dory is often labeled one of the ugliest fish in the world and has no known relatives.

Click to see a List of all European Animals.

Animal Locations in Europe

Animals in North America

A Naegleria



Causes primary amoebic meningoencephalitis

A Jabiru



They form lifelong pair bonds and live in groups near water sources.

A Eastern Hognose Snake


Eastern Hognose Snake

Eastern hognose snakes are venomous, but only to frogs and toads.

Click to see a List of all North American Animals.

Animal Locations in North America

Ocean Animals

A Porpoise



Surprisingly, not a dolphin!

A Whiting



“Whiting” can refer to certain other species of ray-finned fish

A Blue Whale


Blue Whale

The largest animal on Earth

Click to see a List of all Marine Animals.

Animal Ocean Locations

Animals in Oceania

A Cassowary



Can reach speeds of 30mph!

A Bird Of Paradise


Bird Of Paradise

There are around 50 different species!

A Little Penguin


Little Penguin

The smallest species of penguin!

Click to see a List of all Oceanian Animals.

Animal Locations in Oceania

Animals in South America

A Guppy



Also known as the Millionfish!

A Coachwhip Snake


Coachwhip Snake

Coachwhip snakes pose little danger to people

Click to see a List of all South American Animals.

Animal Locations in South America

Countries Animals Lists

Click any of the countries below to see a detailed list of animals located in that country!

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