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Animal Sounds

Animal sounds are some of the first words toddlers say when learning to speak.  A child looks at a picture of a cow, says the word "moo", or sees a picture of a dog, and says "woof" -  this is the beginning of learning how to speak their first words, which leads to learning how to read.

The more an animal needs other members of its species to survive, the more complicated its communication will be. Did you know that adult cats use meows mainly to communicate with people and rarely with other cats?

Even though animals don't speak like humans do (in words), it doesn't mean they don't communicate.

For many species, much of their communication is non-verbal. For example, apes are very intelligent but send many messages to each other by gesturing with their hands, arms, and heads. Most animals do make some sounds, but the vocal structures they use are different, and that's how they make different sounds.

Creatures of 1 species sometimes understand the "talk" of a different species. If a bird makes an alarm call, other forest creatures become silent. It is as though the forest animals are waiting to see what the danger might be.

ANIMALS

Alligators

Apes

Bats

Bears

Bees

Birds

Calves

Camels

Cats

Cattle

Chickens

Chicks

Cocks

Cows

Crickets

Crows

Deer

Dogs

Dolphins

Donkeys

Doves

Ducks

Eagles

Elephants

Flies

Foxes

Frogs

Geese

Giraffes

Goats

Grasshoppers

Hamsters

Hares

Hens

Hogs

Horses

Hummingbirds

Hyenas  

Jackals

Kangaroos

Koalas

Lambs

Larks

Lions

Mice

Monkeys

Mosquitoes

Nightingales

Ostriches

Owls

Oxen

Parrots

Peacocks

Pigs

Pigeons

Rabbits

Rats

Ravens  

Roosters

Seagulls

Seals

Sheep

Snakes

Tigers

Turkeys

Vultures

Whales

Wolves

Zebras

SOUNDS

bellow, hiss

gibber

screech

growl

hum, buzz

chirrup, chirp, twitter, tweet, sing, whistle 

bleat

grunt

mew, purr, meow, hiss, yowl

moo, low, bawl (calf), bellow (bull)

cluck, cackle

cheep

crow

moo, low

chirp, creak

caw

bellow (buck), bleat (doe, fawn)

bark, howl, growl, bay

click

bray

coo

quack  

screech

trumpet. roar

buzz, hum

bark, yelp, simper

croak

cackle, quack

bleat, hum

bleat, maa

chirp  

squeak

squeak

cackle, cluck

grunt

neigh, snort, whinny, nicker

hum

laugh, scream

howl

chortle

scream, bellow, wail

bleat    

sing, warble  

roar, growl

squeak, squeal

chatter, gibber, whoop, screech

whine

pipe, sing, warble

chirp, bark, hiss, low hum

hoot, scream, screech, shriek   

bellow, low

talk, screech, squawk

scream

snort, grunt, squeal, oink

coo

squeak, grunt, hiss, cluck, growl

squeak

croak

bellow

crow

scream, squawk

bark

bleat

hiss

growl, roar

gobble

scream

sing

howl, cry, yell

whinny

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