Quiz: can you name the animal represented in the music?

The animal kingdom has long inspired composers – from Saint-Saëns' much-loved Carnival of the Animals, to woodland birds in Beethoven's symphonies. But can you recognise which animal has inspired each of the ten clips below?

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From woodland birds to animals of a more tropical variety, there are animals scattered throughout classical music, if you only know where to look.

Here are ten of our favourite fauna-inspired clips – but can you spot which animal is being represented in each of these short clips?


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