The twenty favorite animals of the French 2017

This bar chart shows the favourite animals of the French in 2017. For more than 50 percent of respondents, the dog was the favourite animal, compared to about 10 percent whose favourite animal was the squirrel.

Of the next twenty animals, most often prefered by French people, which ones do you prefer? *

Share of respondents
The dog 51%
The cat 49%
The horse 24%
The dolphin 17%
The squirrel 11%
The tiger 9%
The elephant 8%
The wolf 8%
The bird 8%
The donkey 7%
The panda 7%
The cow 6%
The rabbit 6%
The lion 5%
The hen 5%
The turtle 5%
The monkey 3%
The bear 3%
Hamster/ guinea pig 3%
The fish2%
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Release date

September 2017



Survey time period

March 2-3, 2017

Number of respondents

1,157 respondents

Age group

18 years old and over

Method of interview

Telephone interviews and online survey

Supplementary notes

The total is greater than 100 percent because up to three responses were possible.

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