Animals The Best Songs About Animals  

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List Rules Songs with animal in the title are fair game, but this list focuses mainly on songs about animals as a subject.

It's not uncommon to find an animal song in the discography of your favorite musician. Dave Matthews has "Proudest Monkey," The Beatles have "Blackbird," and the Red Hot Chili Peppers have "Slow Cheetah." Some of these songs might be about pets, but most are about animals in general. This is a ranked list of all the best songs about animals, as voted on by music fans like you. Some of the songs included below may have the words "animal" in the lyrics or title, while others are only about animals as a subject or theme.

Music isn't typically categorized by the meaning of the words, so this music list is a great way to find some solid tracks that are thematically similar. Vote for the animals songs that you enjoy the most, and downvote ones if you think they're not worthy of being high on the list. If one of your top songs is missing, add it to the list so others can vote for it too. Many genres of music are featured below, including rock, pop, folk, metal, and more.
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Wildfire is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Songs About Animals
MusicOfTheForest added Wildfire Michael Martin Murphy

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57 10
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The Beatles

3
37 8
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RobLein added The Tokens

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36 8
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The Beatles

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40 11
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David Bowie

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36 10
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The Beatles

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33 11
Eye of the Tiger is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Songs About Animals
Survivor

8
29 9
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The Beatles

9
34 15
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16 2
My Vegas Pussy is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Songs About Animals
MusicOfTheForest added My Vegas Pussy Catman Cohen

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21 7
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Black Sabbath

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24 11
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Elton John

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16 6
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The Rolling Stones

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16 10
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Alice In Chains

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15 10
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Nazareth

16
14 9
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12 7
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The Rolling Stones

18
16 11
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Bob Marley & The Wailers

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14 10
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The Doors

20
14 10
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13 9
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12 8
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The Flying Burrito Brothers

23
11 8
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The Beatles

24
10 7
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The Kinks

25
17 15
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Ted Nugent