🙈 Animals and nature emojis with their meaning

You'll find all current animals and nature emojis in Whatsapp and Facebook as well as a description of their meaning. Have fun with diving into the colorful world of emojis!

Category: 🙈 Animals & Nature Emojis

Rooster emoji U+1F413
🐓 Rooster

A new day is breaking in or there is new important news. You are a cock of the walk or cock-a-hoop. Male chicken with red comb on the head. The rooster crows when the sun rises. Is considered full of hot air, territorial, protective and aggressive. Is also a symbol of the man and male intentions.

Turkey Whatsapp Emoji U+1F983
🦃 Turkey

Happy Thanksgiving! The turkey lives in North and South America. It is a symbol of emotional security and proximity to the earth. Traditional food on Thanksgiving and Christmas. The turkey is easily irritable and then blurts out angry sounds.

Dove of peace Emoji U+1F54A
🕊 Dove

Let's get rid of disputes and conflicts! White dove with olive branch in beak. The dove is a symbol of peace all over the world.

Peacock U+1F99A
🦚 Peacock

He is flouncing around like a peacock! In order to attract females, the peacock raises its feathers into a fan. Symbol of beauty, wealth and love. Also the epitome of vanity.

Parrot emoji U+1F99C
🦜 Parrot

You parrot everyone or “She put her parrot make-up on“. The tropical bird with the bright colors is able to repeat words and even imitate telephone ringing.

Swan U+1F9A2
🦢 Swan

From the ugly duckling to the beautiful swan. The graceful bird with a long neck and brilliant white plumage appears in many myths and fairy tales. The swan commits itself to its partner for life. Symbolizes loyalty and purity.

Flamingo Whatsapp U+1F9A9
🦩 Flamingo

You bird of paradise! The colorful water bird in the typical posture, standing on one leg. The flamingo owes its feathers’ color to its favorite food, crabs. Trend animal and a synonym for grace and extravagance.

Dodo Whatsapp U+1F9A4
🦤 Dodo

You are so dumb! Giant bird that lived on the island of Mauritius. Known through “Alice in Wonderland“ and “Ice Age“. The flightless bird with the thick beak is considered gawky, clumsy and good-natured. Probably extinct around 1690.

Bunny emoji U+1F407
🐇 Bunny

Happy Easter or “That's cute!“ The bunny is usually sent on Easter and in spring. In addition, the bunny is in fourth place of the Chinese zodiac signs and is used to wish a happy New Year. The next year of the bunny is 2023.

Raccoon U+1F99D
🦝 Raccoon

There is a raccoon in the attic! Zorro on four paws. The cute, masked small bear with a striking black and white face originally comes from North America. The loner is nocturnal, color-blind and a good climber.

Skunk emoji U+1F9A8
🦨 Skunk

Careful, I can defend myself! The black and white striped skunk lives in America. In case of danger, they spray the opponent with a foul smelling secretion. Something or someone stinks, literally or figuratively.

Beaver Whatsapp U+1F9AB
🦫 Beaver

He likes working with wood! The rodent sometimes builds gigantic dams and is considered the best lumberjack in the world. Beavers are loyal and monogamous. On land, the aquatic animal becomes clumsy and gawky.

Badger emoji U+1F9A1
🦡 Badger

You are smart and quick! The white stripe on its head is characteristic of the badger. The nocturnal animal spends most of its time in underground caves, which it digs itself. Badgers are brave, live in packs and hibernate in winter.

Otter smiley U+1F9A6
🦦 Otter

You water rat! The animals are not only cute, but also some of the most intelligent animals. The otter stands for curiosity, playfulness and joie de vivre.

  • Anonymous

    I use this emoji when I'm chilling.

Sloth Whatsapp U+1F9A5
🦥 Sloth

This weekend I'm just not going to do anything! The relaxed jungle animals spend most of their lives hanging from a branch. Sloths feed on leaves, sleep 15 to 20 hours a day and move extremely little. If at all, they move very slowly.

White mouse Whatsapp U+1F401
🐁 Mouse

Poor as a church mouse or to play cat and mouse with someone. Can also refer to someone who is small, quiet and unobtrusive.

Rat gray mouse Whatsapp U+1F400
🐀 Rat

Easily confused with the mouse emoji. The rat is one of the twelve zodiac signs in the Chinese horoscope. It is also used negatively as an insult (“to rat on someone“) for traitors and untrustworthy persons.

Squirrel emoji U+1F43F
🐿 Chipmunk

Alvin and the Chipmunks. The cute animals live in America and in contrast to the squirrel they have stripes. It can store its food in the thick cheeks to feed on it later unhurriedly. Let's go for a walk in the park!

Hedgehog emoji U+1F994
🦔 Hedgehog

Small and cute, but can fight back! Raises its quills if in danger. I want to coil up like a hedgehog! The hedgehog hibernates and perks up only at dusk. The most famous (blue) hedgehog from the Sonic video game runs as fast as the sound and collects rings.

Paw prints Emoji U+1F43E
🐾 Paw Prints

“Follow the trail” or “I have a new pet”. The imprints can indicate an animal with paws such as dogs, cats, bears, lions, etc. The emoji is mostly used in conversations relating to animals.

Ant U+1F41C
🐜 Ant

The diligent animals live in a colony, are organized and can carry many times their body weight. Ants are found worldwide and they can grow between 1 mm and 7 cm. Are seen as the health police of the forest. Symbol of zeal and diligence.

Dragon Emoji U+1F409
🐉 Dragon

This is terrible or fantastic! As the master of all elements of nature, the dragon is a mythical figure in the Japanese and Chinese traditions. Can also be found in company logos.

Dragon head emoji U+1F432
🐲 Dragon face

We’re celebrating the Chinese New Year. In myths, fairy tales and movies, the dragon is often a terrifying monster: scaly, with 4 legs, big wings and fire-breathing. Symbol for China and Chinese culture.

Potted plant emoji U+1FAB4
🪴 Potted plant

You have a green thumb! The plants have to be repotted or gardening is your new favorite pastime. You say it with flowers and send a flower greeting for a birthday or anniversary.

Cactus emoji U+1F335
🌵 Cactus

I love the old western movies! On our next vacation, we are going to a hot desert region or someone wants to go to a Mexican restaurant! Can also refer to a stubborn person.

Christmas tree Whatsapp U+1F384
🎄 Christmas Tree

Happy and merry holidays! Decorating the tree with balls, tinsel and fairy lights is part of the traditional Christmas season. Represents the holidays and is often used in Christmas greetings.

Coniferous tree emoji Whatsapp U+1F332
🌲 Evergreen Tree

Evergreen coniferous trees do not lose their needles even in winter. In China and Japan bonsai is a form of artistic garden design. Symbol of strength and immortality.

Broad-leafed tree smiley Whatsapp U+1F333
🌳 Deciduous Tree

Represents the forest and nature in general. Can be used for the invitation for a walk. In autumn, the leaves change color before the tree loses its leaves. Symbol for rebirth and the victory of life over death.

Palm tree emoji U+1F334
🌴 Palm Tree

Summer, sun, the sea ... symbol of holidays and travel to tropical or warm regions. Or something victorious, you win the palm.

Seedling emoji U+1F331
🌱 Seedling

I love gardening! Most plants are dibbled in spring. The delicate plant needs to be nourished and cared for. Can symbolize growth or a fresh start.

Twig with leaves emoji U+1F33F
🌿 Herbs

Small twig with green leaves. Can represent nature or cooking with natural ingredients and flavors. Herbs are also found in medicines.

Shamrock emoji U+2618

The green plant with the three heart-shaped leaves stands for Ireland and St. Patrick's Day. Symbol for the cross and the Trinity, nature and Ireland. The English term “shamrock“ comes from the Irish word for plant (seamróg).

Four-leaf clover smiley U+1F340
🍀 Four Leaf Clover

I wish you luck! The four-leaf clover was taken by Eve as a souvenir from paradise. Someone is keeping his fingers crossed for you.

Pine decoration emoji Whatsapp U+1F38D
🎍 Pine Decoration

In Japan, house entrances are embellished with a pine decoration on Shogatsu (New Year's Day) to thank the gods for their protection.

Tanabata tree smiley U+1F38B
🎋 Tanabata Tree

Traditional Japanese tanabata tree. It is utilized to attach written wishes to it. On the day of the festival, two stars meet each other in the sky: according to Chinese tradition, two lovers who are separated by the Milky Way for the rest of the year.

Leaf fluttering in wind U+1F343
🍃 Leaf Fluttering in the Wind

“Fall is approaching” or “It's windy!” Fluttering leaves in the wind can also be a warning sign and indicate disappointment, loss, or a personal misfortune.

Feather smiley U+1FAB6
🪶 Feather

She is as light as a feather! The plumage serves birds to fly and to protect them from water and cold. The filigree feather embodies tenderness and lightness. Expresses the love for the animal world or old literature (quill).

Maple leaf Whatsapp U+1F341
🍁 Maple Leaf

The maple leaf is the emblem of Canada. The autumnal colors of the leaf can also stand for the season and nature.

Mushroom Whatsapp U+1F344
🍄 Mushroom

Let’s go on a mushroom foray! To spring up like mushrooms! An extra life with Super Mario. The mushroom with the red umbrella and the white dots is the poisonous fly agaric. Can refer to fall as well as to a healthy diet.

Ear of rice Emoji U+1F33E
🌾 Ear Of Rice

Emoji shows a rice panicle. It stands for solidarity and the commitment to a human being. It also symbolizes wealth, happiness and prosperity.

Hibiscus Emoji U+1F33A
🌺 Hibiscus

Delicate, fragile beauty. Hibiscus is very colorful and extremely attractive for bees and butterflies. Symbolizes wealth and power in Asian countries.

Tulip Emoji U+1F337
🌷 Tulip

A tulip is the harbinger of spring. It is often posted as a courtesy. Worldwide, splendid tulip festivals are organized. Can be understood as the awakening of nature.

Rose Emoji U+1F339
🌹 Rose

You have won my heart! The red rose is a sign of love and romance. It is usually sent on Valentine's or Mother's Day. Caution: Every rose has its thorn!

Withered flower Whatsapp U+1F940
🥀 Withered Flower

The flower has withered due to lack of water or sun. Represents sorrow, disillusionment and hopelessness. Symbolizes the end of a love, faded feelings or the current depressive state of mind.

Bouquet Emoji U+1F490
💐 Bouquet

“Thank you” or “All the best!” The beautiful, colorful bouquet is usually sent on Mother's Day and Valentine's Day as well as at weddings and other celebrations. It is meant to express congratulations and acknowledgement. Also used as a symbol of nature.

Pink cherry blossom Whatsapp U+1F338
🌸 Cherry Blossom

The bright pink cherry blossom is deeply rooted in the Japanese tradition (Hanami). It stands for beauty and transience.

White flower emoji U+1F33C
🌼 Blossom

In full bloom or “A girl blossoms into a woman“. The blooming flower does not show a specific species, but stands for flowers in general, for spring and the awakening of nature.

Sunflower emoji U+1F33B
🌻 Sunflower

You make the sun rise! The “high spirits flower“ conjures a smile on every face. Represents joie de vivre, happiness and warmth. Sunflowers are a symbol of the summer.

Rosette Emoji U+1F3F5
🏵 Rosette

Outstanding! Flower decoration in the form of a blossom. Belongs to the decorative culture of European and Indian art. Today rosettes are still used as a military award for particularly good achievements.

Friendly yellow sun Whatsapp U+1F31E
🌞 Sun With Face

The sun is shining so beautifully! Yellow sun with friendly grin on its face. Expresses joy about the great weather, stands for the summer or the sunny mind of a person.

Full moon with face Emoji U+1F31D
🌝 Full Moon With Face

Smiling full moon face. Symbol of wholeness and magical power. Is delighted about your happiness and wishes you success.

Waxing crescent moon with face U+1F31B
🌛 Waxing crescent moon with face

Crescent moon with face looking to the left. With the waxing crescent moon, the right half of the moon is lighted. The emoji is related to the night and nightlife. The man in the moon is a fairy tale as well as a hit song.

Waning crescent moon with face U+1F31C
🌜 Waning crescent moon with face

Good night and sleep well! Crescent moon with face looking right. The waning crescent moon is the last phase in the lunar cycle. Lullaby for children. Refers to the night, romance and dreams.

New moon face Emoji U+1F31A
🌚 New Moon With Face

New moon with face. Is usually perceived as creepy and eerie. Can also symbolize the man in the moon.

  • Olives

    Dark moon with smiling face is a flirting face, symbolizing that you feel like getting intimate with someone.

Black moon U+1F311
🌑 New Moon

At new moon, the moon is between the sun and the earth. Is the first of four phases in the lunar cycle. Represents a fresh start. According to the lunar calendar, this is a good time to sow plants, carry out the wish for a baby, or start a new project.

Waxing crescent moon U+1F312
🌒 Waxing crescent moon

The first quarter of the waxing moon. The moon rises around noon and sets around midnight. The waxing moon brings more energy and is suitable for tackling projects.

Waxing half moon emoji U+1F313
🌓 Waxing half moon

With the waxing half moon, the right half of the moon is lighted. This phase represents activity and challenges that we need to face. The time of doing.

Waxing moon emoji U+1F314
🌔 Waxing moon

Moon phase between the waxing half moon and full moon. More than half of the moon is lighted. It rises in the afternoon and is visible until the early morning hours. The waxing moon brings new energy and the time to achieve new goals.

Full Moon Symbol U+1F315
🌕 Full Moon

I wish you success! The full moon promises happiness in any circumstance. You will arrive at your destination, but you should remain modest.

Waning moon U+1F316
🌖 Waning moon

Phase between the full moon and waning half moon. More than half of the moon’s left side is brightly lighted. Energy decreases, time to complete and reflect on current projects.

Waning half moon U+1F317
🌗 Waning half moon

Around the end of the lunar cycle (in total: 29.53 days), the left half of the moon is lighted. The phase of the waning half moon is good for tackling or completing things. Can also stand for balance, contrast or duality.

Waning crescent moon U+1F318
🌘 Waning crescent moon

The left side of the moon is lighted around the end of the lunar cycle (last quarter). The moon rises around midnight and sets at noon. Energy decreases, time to make room for something new.

Crescent moon Whatsapp U+1F319
🌙 Crescent Moon

I wish you a good night! The moon forms a crescent in the night sky. This may indicate the beginning or the end of a journey.

Globe America Whatsapp U+1F30E
🌎 Globe with America

Our next destination is America! View from space of the continent of America with North and South America. Refers to the continent, a single country or the earth in general.

Globe Europe Africa U+1F30D
🌍 Globe with Europe and Africa

We’re going to South Africa! A view from space of the continents of Europe and Africa. Can refer to the earth itself, the environment or a country within Europe or Africa.

Globe Asia Australia U+1F30F
🌏 Globe With Asia and Australia

The view from space, when astronauts look at the continents of Asia and Australia. The holiday was approved, you go Down Under to the kangaroos.

Planet Saturn emoji U+1FA90
🪐 Ringed planet

The solar system fascinates me! The planet with a ring is Saturn, the second largest planet. The gas planet is visible to the naked eye. Symbolic for reliability and stability.

Medium white star smiley U+2B50
 White Medium Star

Stars are the source of light or brightness and stand for protection as well as accompaniment. Symbol of fame and fortune, outstanding talent or achievements. Reach for the stars.

Sparkling star Whatsapp U+1F31F
🌟 Sparkling Star

Three decoratively sparkling stars. It glitters and sparkles, can stand for, e.g.: I have shined the car or apartment. Something is beautiful or almost magical.

Swinging star symbol Whatsapp U+1F4AB
💫 Dizzy Symbol

My head is spinning! Swinging star. Means, I'm totally dazed (drunken) and only see stars.

Sparkling stars emoji U+2728

Three decoratively sparkling stars. For example, can mean: I polished my car or my apartment to mirror finish.

  • Dinuka

    I use it for my girlfriend.

  • Ella

    You shine, you are different, you sparkle.

High voltage lightning U+26A1
 High Voltage

Symbol as a warning of high voltage. The flash is often used for stormy weather. Or to say that something is extremely dangerous, exciting or out of control.

Fire Emoji U+1F525
🔥 Fire

You're as hot as a volcano! The fire emoji is often used as a compliment and also in connection with “to be enlightened”, or for spicy food.

Comet smiley Whatsapp U+2604

The comet stands for special events like success. Is associated with luck and misfortune. Indicates a change in life.

Black sun emoji Whatsapp U+2600
 (Black) Sun With Rays

Symbolizes life energy on the earth as well as warm and sunny days.

Cloud with sun emoji U+26C5
 Sun behind cloud

What’s the weather forecast? The sky is full of clouds but the sun is peering from behind a cloud. Can refer to someone’s view of things, for example: You are optimistic (the sun is appearing) or pessimistic (clouds are gathering).

Sun with rain smiley U+1F326
🌦‍️ Sun behind rain cloud

The day is sunny with short rain showers. Often the emoji refers to the weather but also to the mood: Better times are approaching. When the sun shines on the retreating rain cloud, a rainbow appears in the sky.

Rain Whatsapp U+1F327
🌧‍️ Cloud with rain

It’s raining, take an umbrella with you. The weather forecast predicts rainy weather. Can also have a mood-related meaning or symbolize crying.

Thunderstorm emoji U+26C8
⛈‍️ Thunderstorm cloud and rain

Storm is gathering or is brewing. Can refer to the weather (the weather could really be better) or to one’s mood (I’m so angry).

Cloud with lightning Whatsapp U+1F329
🌩 Cloud with lightning

A thunderstorm and stormy weather are gathering, there is already lightning. Tension is in the air and about to unleash. The atmosphere is emotionally charged, someone is angry or upset.

Snowfall emoji U+1F328
🌨‍️ Cloud with snow

It’s snowing! Emoji describes the weather or serves as an expression of anticipation of the upcoming winter season. It symbolizes the winter, the cold, the season(s) or the Christmas season.

Rainbow emoji U+1F308
🌈 Rainbow

After every low comes a high! The rainbow is a symboli of peace and unification. It is also a sign of happiness and hope.

Cloud emoji U+2601

Dark clouds are gathering or something casts a cloud over something. Meant rather negatively. Represents bad weather, bad mood or doom.

Snowman snowflake emoji U+2603
 Snowman in Snow

It's winter, the snow is falling outside. The snowman stands for the cold season. The season starts as soon as the first snowflake falls.

Snowman symbol U+26C4
 Snowman Without Snowflakes

Let's build a snowman! The snowman typically has eyes made of pebbles, a carrot nose and wears a hat. It is a symbol of winter, snow and the Christmas season.

Snowflake Whatsapp U+2744

Symbol of frost. Represents the winter: it is cold or it is snowing. Stands for uniqueness, because no snowflake is exactly like the other. After the Disney movie “Frozen“ the emoji undoubtedly gained in popularity.

Explosion emoji Whatsapp U+1F4A5
💥 Collision Symbol

Wow! Something is (positively or negatively) surprising, great or it just exploded. The concert was awesome, the new project hit the roof or you had a rear-end collision.

Woman with cloud smiley U+1F32C
🌬 Wind Blowing Face

Symbol of Mother Nature, of all fertile and creative things. Generates wind by blowing air from the mouth. In the context of the weather (it is windy outside) or in the figurative sense (blowing away problems or memories).

Hurry person symbol Whatsapp U+1F4A8
💨 Dash Symbol

I'm already gone! Emoticon shows that someone has to hurry and move quickly. Person has already darted off.

Tornado emoji Whatsapp U+1F32A
🌪 Cloud With Tornado

A tornado is a tremendous natural phenomenon, leaving a trail of devastation. It symbolizes danger. In a figurative sense, for restlessness or turbulent situations: failures and disappointments are possible.

Water wave Emoji U+1F30A
🌊 Water Wave

The wave emoji can be interpreted as a symbol of the power of life. Also has other meanings such as surfing and swimming in the sea, or “Something lies ahead of you”.

Single-drop emoticon Whatsapp U+1F4A7
💧 Droplet

Single-drop emoji. Could be water or drops of perspiration. Can stand for inconvenience or discomfort, but is also used as a sign for drizzle and rain.

Splashing sweat drops emoji U+1F4A6
💦 Splashing Sweat Symbol

The drops represent splashing sweat. Somebody is making either a physical or a mental effort right now. In sexual contact for body fluids or excitement.

Umbrella with rain U+2614
 Umbrella with raindrops

It looks like it’s going to rain or you are already walking in the rain. Besides weather, can also be used to express bad temper or a tense atmosphere. Unofficial safer sex emoji.

Open umbrella emoji U+2602
 Open Umbrella

It is raining or it is going to rain. You had better take an umbrella with you. In Asia, it not only protects from rain, but also from the sun.

Mist emoji U+1F32B
🌫‍️ Mist

The view is limited. It’s impossible to see clearly and orientation is difficult. Can stand for the weather, for smog but also for confusion and ambiguity.