Last updated: 5/18/21
In this article you will find a comprehensive vocabulary list for animal names and taxonomy categories in Russian. They are organized by their classification and then alphabetically. This practical vocabulary list is helpful for animal enthusiasts, those who work with animals and need to know animal names, and those who love visiting zoos no matter which country you’re in (i.e. me)!
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As usual, I do not recommend attempting to memorize this full list. This list is quite comprehensive, and unless you’re a zoologist by profession, I recommend you use “control + F” to find the animal(s) you’re looking for translations for.
That being said . . . let’s take a look at way too many animal names in Russian!
Систематика – Наука о классификации животных
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