Favourite animal Everyday life and customs

what is the favourtie animal/ pet of your country?

Most people have dogs in england

Animal I would probably say Platypus but a dog for a pet.
[img]http://www.australiangeographic.com.au/assets/images/article/journal/9424/platypus.jpg[/img]

wow! never seen that before, what sound do you think it makes?