Forest Animals: Helpful List of 55 Different Animals Living in the Forest

Forest animals! This lesson gives you basic zoological knowledge with a focus on the animals that live in the forests. Below is the useful list of names of different animals living in the forest with example sentences.

Forest Animals

Names of Forest Animals

There are many animal species that are found in the forest. Here is a list of forest animals that are common as well as rare.

  • Caiman
  • Dragonfly
  • Skunk
  • Gorilla
  • Rhinoceros
  • Capybara
  • Okapi
  • Woodpecker
  • Eagle
  • Wild Cat
  • Goshawk
  • Cape Buffalo
  • Butterfly
  • Jaguar
  • Cougar
  • Otter
  • Coyote
  • Raccoon
  • Pine marten
  • Cheetah
  • Deer
  • Monkey
  • Gopher
  • Owl
  • Hawk
  • Gazelle
  • Treecreeper
  • Bear
  • Elephant
  • Hedgehog
  • Beaver
  • Squirrel
  • Giraffe
  • Leopard
  • Bison
  • Stag beetle
  • Fox
  • Porcupine
  • Antelope
  • Moose
  • Snake
  • Chipmunk
  • Waterbuck
  • Gecko
  • Zebra
  • Oribi
  • Badger
  • Tiger
  • Hare
  • Meerkat
  • Red squirrel
  • Lion
  • Salamander
  • Mole
  • Wild boar

Examples of Forest Animals

  • This young capybara was dragged into the water by a caiman, a local alligator.
  • The dragonfly is splendidly preserved on the flat bedding plane of a limestone.
  • The skunk releases a pungent smell as a means of protection.
  • A male gorilla or sage grouse does not refuse to mate with a female because of her appearance.
  • I hear that a rhinoceros flew along the Mississippi in a pink balloon, this morning.
  • The okapi is a short-necked primitive cousin of the giraffe.
  • The researchers discovered that the woodpecker always keeps its strike absolutely straight.
  • We saw the eagle swoop from the sky to catch its prey.
  • wild cat passes near, somebody spots a yak, there is talk of a new plague of wolves.
  • This is a goshawk, one of many kinds of birds that hunt and eat smaller birds and other animals, like mice.
  • Cape buffalo are very social animals and live in herds of a few hundred.
  • I feel a kind of reverence in late summer when I visit that abandoned butterfly garden.
  • The jaguar represents the ancient power of the jungle and must be treated with absolute respect.
  • The number of cougar attacks on humans can be counted on the fingers of one hand.
  • Unfortunately, not many of our rivers now comply with the basic requirements of the otter.
  • We spin around to see a coyote in hot pursuit of a panicked rabbit.
  • If you had sunglasses on and took them off, you would look like a raccoon.
  • The cheetah is generally credited as the world’s fastest land animal.
  • The deer never became tame; they would run away if you approached them.
  • Using a bunch of bananas, the zoo-keeper persuaded the monkey back into its cage.
  • An adult owl will normally gobble about one gopher or two mice a night, experts say.
  • hawk hovered in the air before swooping on its prey.
  • Whether you are a lion or a gazelle, when the sun rises, you’d better start running.
  • You’re like a bear with a sore head this morning. What’s wrong with you?
  • She was wearing a T-shirt with a picture of an elephant on the front.
  • He saw the old hedgehog rolling around among the windfalls early in the morning.
  • Messrs. van Kooten and Abbot point to the divergent fates of the sea otter and beaver.
  • I see fresh red squirrel and hare tracks, but curiously none at all of the weasel.
  • It is a lovely fat snow leopard, not an owl, or a small cat!
  • The only bison they need to get acquainted with is one with soap and water in it.
  • There was a fox on the prowl near the chicken coop.
  • Watch this video of a wild porcupine fish to help you identify it in the reef.

Forest Animals Infographic

Names of Forest Animals in English

Forest Animals

Pictures of Different Forest Animals

Forest Animals

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