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Plant And Animal Life In Spanish

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In European countries, Spain is famous for its huge biodiversity. The country has several endemic species confined to the island groups due to the rich geography of rivers, mountains, coastlines, deserts, basins, oceans, and the different climatic zones.

There are abundant divergent species of plants and animals in manifold climates and geography of Spain, it is also known as the “Home of Spain”. The animal in Spain varies significantly due to the diverse territory, mountains and, coast of the Atlantic and Mediterranean.

Spain has a thousand species of animal in the mainland and the island groups. It has a diverse group of native animals, including a wide variety of fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals. This numerous collection of wildlife is perhaps allocated to Spain’s diverse ecosystems.

Due to its abundant geographical location, landscapes and climates, there are a lot of birds that can be found in Spain. They migrate every year from Europe to Africa. 

In this article, you will learn proper Spanish terms, grammar, and vocabulary for these common animals, and how to use them in a sentence. 

Important Factors to Learn about Animals in Spanish

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The most important points to learn Spanish are by structuring your vocabulary and understanding basic topics like animals.
It is well known that learning any particular words or a long list of vocabulary can’t be very efficient and productive.
You can simply learn a single word animal in Spanish to develop your skills.
Apart from learning these words one by one, group them by grammar, category, or whatever makes recognize you. Afterward, place them into sentences and learn how to use them in your day-to-day conversations. This is the way to learn easily.
For example,
Rather than just learning words a lion, a giraffe, an elephant, a dog, you could speak like this-
  • Los leones corren muy rápido. =Lions run very fast.

  • El perro =Dog

  • El gato =Cat

  • El pez =Fish

  • El Conejo =Rabbit

  • La cabra =Goat

  • El caballo =Horse

  • La oveja =Sheep

  • La Vaca =Cow

  • La serpiente =Snake

  • El pato =Duck

  • La gallina =Chicken

  • La tortuga =Turtle

  • La rana =Frog

  • La mosca =Fly

  • Las jirafas tienen un cuello largo. =Giraffes have a long neck.

  • Los elefantes tienen una gran trompa. =Elephants have a big trunk.

  • Los perros ladran muy fuerte. =Dogs bark very loud.

How to Speak Gender of Animals in Spanish

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An animal word always needs grammar to explain. It does not survive in a vacuity. 
The Spanish Language is gender-specific. It allocates a masculine or feminine gender for every single noun.
The gender is clear when you talk about a man or a woman. But In animal cases, genders are not been pronounced.
  • (But it can be used to refer to any giraffe, either male or female) =Jirafa (Giraffe) is feminine in Spanish.

  • But it can be used to refer to any Rhinoceroses either male or female. =Rinoceronte (Rhinoceroses) is masculine in Spanish.

The Two Regular Gender Forms of Animals

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There are two forms in Spanish for several numbers of animals, one for the masculine and one for the feminine. These two forms are regular and observe the rules for building feminine nouns. 
To start learning the names of the animals in Spanish, you can start with the regular subgroup. This group comprises animals that have a masculine form ending in -o and a feminine form ending in -a.
There are a lot of animals with regular names. The ideas of some animal's name given below will build your animal vocabulary.
  • camello / camella =male / female camel

  • conejo / coneja  =male / female rabbit

  • elefante / elefanta =male / female elephant

  • gato / gata  =male / female cat

  • perro / perra =male / female dog

Masculine and Feminine Gender of Animals

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If you do not know the gender of the animal, you could use the masculine word for a male animal and the feminine word for a female animal. 
The masculine form of a noun can be used as a revert, in gender-neutral term
  • ¡Qué hermoso pato! =What a beautiful duck!

  • Ella es una hembra de pato. Su nombre es Duckley. =She is a female duck. Her name is Duckley.

  • ¿Eso es una gallina o un gallo? =Is that a hen or a cock?

  • No estoy claro, pero espero que sea una gallina. =I’m not clear, but I expect it’s a hen.

The Two Irregular Gender forms of Animals

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There are two forms with the second group of animals in Spanish called irregular groups in which both forms are different.
Some animals have different words for the masculine and feminine forms.
It is ideally difficult to know the appearance of these forms so you have to learn these pairs of animals like this
  • chivo / cabra =goat / nanny

  • gallo / gallina =cock / hen

  • león / leona =lion / lioness

  • tigre / tigresa =tiger / tigress

  • toro / vaca =bull / cow

The One Form of Gender with Animals

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There are animals in Spanish that have only one name for both genders.
If you want to differentiate between a male and a female, the two important words you will have to learn are macho (male) and hembra (female). It is necessary to add macho and hembra in a sentence while learning or writing columns. You will have to learn each animal with its columns because this group of animals has the same word for both genders, words can be either masculine or feminine.
There is a group of animals in Spanish that have one name for both males and females.
  • ballena =whale

  • cebra =zebra

  • rana =frog

  • canguro =kangaroo

  • cocodrilo =crocodile

Characteristics of Animals in Spanish Sentences

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We have learned a lot of different animal names. In this part, you can learn more about features and characteristics associated with animals than just their names.
In this list of sentences, each word is paired with a translated sample sentence. Throughout these sentences, you will find the name of the new animals and some previous animals you have already learned their names.
  • cuernos =horns (A bull has two horns.)

  • orejas =ears (The elephant has two big ears. )

  • plumas =feathers (Birds have feathers.)

  • colmillos =fangs (Snakes use their fangs to inject venom.)

  • pico =beak (Birds have a beak. )

  • dientes =teeth (Shark teeth are replaced after eight days.)

  • alas =wings (The birds have wings to fly.)

  • cuello =neck (The giraffe has the longest neck among all animals.)

  • escama =scale (The snake’s skin is covered in scales.)

  • brazos =arms (Kangaroos’ arms are very short.)

  • antenas =antennae (Antennae are the main organ in ants.)

  • garras =claws (Lion claws are compatible.)

  • rayas =stripes (Zebra stripes can’t be concealed.)

  • cuello =neck (The giraffe has the longest neck among all animals.)

  • cola =tail (Dogs show emotions by moving their tails.)

  • trompa =trunk (Elephants fill their trunks with water to pour in their mouth.)

Plants Life in Spanish

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The climates and maritime in peninsular Spain are Mediterranean and continental. So that, the temperature of these parts differ accordingly and rainfall is inconstant, which tremendously affects the life of plants.
Plants are unique features of nature to learn and grow Spanish vocabulary. In this article, you will be able to learn the Spanish name of the parts of the plant, the name of the parts of a flower, how do plants grow, and how do plants make their food and change colors. 
  • tallo =stem

Parts of a Plant in Spanish

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Plants are beneficial to human and animal lives. We are surrounded by plants and trees in our environment. Have you ever noticed the parts of a plant? All parts of plants carry out different functions. They perform their respective functions together for the healthy life of the plant. You need to learn the different parts of a plant.
  • flor =flower

  • hoja =leaf

  • tallo =stem

  • raíz =root

  • lsemilla  =seed

Parts and Types of Flowers in Spanish

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Flowers are the reproductive part of a plant. They are a source of food for other living organisms. They are also a rich source of nectar. A Flower consists of Sepals, Petals, Stamens and Pistil, Stigma, Style, Ovary. Let us have a look at the different parts of a flower.
  • Pétalos: esta es una parte de colores brillantes que atrae abejas, insectos y pájaros. =1.Petals: This is a bright-colored part that attracts bees, insects, and birds.

  • 2. Sépalos: El sépalo es la parte de color verde detrás de los pétalos para proteger los cogollos. =2.Sepals: Sepal is the green-colored part behind the petals to protect buds.

  • Estambre: esta es la parte reproductiva masculina. =3.Stamen: This is the male reproductive part.

  • 4.Pistilo: esta es la parte más interna de una flor. =4.Pistil: This is the innermost part of a flower.

  • 6. Estigma: Es la parte superior de una flor. =6.Stigma: It is the topmost part of a flower.

  • 7.Estilo: conecta el estigma y el ovario. =7.Style: It connects stigma and the ovary.

  • 8.Ovario: Es la parte de la planta donde se produce la formación de semillas. =8.Ovary: It is the part of the plant where the seed formation takes place.

Plant Vocabulary in Spanish

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You can grow your vocabulary by naming specific flowers in Spanish. We have some names of flower words that you have to learn.
  • 1.rosa =rose

  • 2.girasol =sunflower

  • 3.narciso =daffodil

  • 4.margarita =daisy

  • 5.azucena =lily

How to Grow Plants in Spanish

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The plants grow like a seed with roots connected in the soil. Even plants are trees also, which can provide shades during summer.
The plants need proper amounts of water and minerals, to grow their roots. The stem of the plant will come out from the seed in the form of leaves. These green leaves will provide flowers and fruits. You need verbs have to make nouns into flowers. The nouns without verbs are like planting seeds without water. Here are some useful words that help your vocabulary strong.
  • 1.Crecer =to grow (The plants make their food under the sun.)

  • 2.florecer =to blossom (The petals of the roses blossoms.)

  • 3.Florecert =flourish (Weeds flourished in my garden.)

  • 4.cavar =to dig (Dig the hole in the field. )

  • 5.regar =to water (Water your plants daily.)

  • 6.plantar =to plant (I planted roses in my garden.)

  • 7.germinar =to sprout ( The seeds sprout from the earth.)

Plant’s Colorful Description with Adjectives in Spanish

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Plants have pigments, which arise as chlorophyll. These pigments are present all time and wait for the reduction of chlorophyll for production.
According to a particular season, the green color of the leaves begins to disappear and shows in various colors like yellow, orange, and red. 
Let’s make your flower and plant vocabulary grows by adding some colorful words. The adjectives are plant food and fertilizer for your vocabulary.
You have to place these adjectives after describing the noun to use a Spanish adjective. Using these adjectives in your sentences makes your vocabulary stronger.
  • 1.brillante =bright (The red iris has bright petals.)

  • 2.espléndido =glorious (The pond with water lilies is glorious.)

  • 3.resistente =hard (The dandelion weed is very hard to remove.)

  • 4.exuberante =lush (The garden has many lush trees and plants.)

  • 5.frondoso =leafy (The hydrangea is a leafy flower.)

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