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I noticed that the sound that animals made were different in Japanese and English. Which animals do you think sound more realistic in Japanese vs. English? What do animals sound like where you're from?
Here are the names of animals and the sounds they make, in Japanese and in English.

Pig (ブタ) | oink | ブーブー (buu buu) | http://www.freesound.org/people/TheAcidRomance/sounds/260640/
Elephant (ゾウ) | trumpet (barag?) | パオーンパオーン (paon paon) | http://www.freesound.org/people/y89312/sounds/139875/
Cat (ネコ) | meow | ニャーニャー | (nyaa nyaa) | https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Audio_files_of_cats_meowing
Dog (イヌ) | bark | ワンワン (wan wan) | http://www.freesound.org/people/Juan_Merie_Venter/sounds/327666/
Monkey (サル) | grunt/squeak (ooh ooh aah aah) | ウキーキー (uki kii) | http://www.freesound.org/people/soundbytez/sounds/100250/
Rooster (オンドリ) | cock-a-doodle-doo | コケコッコー (kokekokko) | http://www.freesound.org/people/kangaroovindaloo/sounds/138287/
Cow (ウシ) | moo | モーモー (moo moo) | http://www.freesound.org/people/genghis%20attenborough/sounds/69641/
Horse (ウマ) | neigh | ヒヒーン (hihiin) | http://www.freesound.org/people/n_audioman/sounds/321950/
Bear (クマ) | roar | ガオー (gaoo) | http://www.freesound.org/people/mrbubble110/sounds/70333/
Owl (フクロウ) | hoot | ほーほー (hoo hoo) | http://www.freesound.org/people/Benboncan/sounds/64544/

If you're interested in learning more Japanese onomatopoeia (words that represent sounds), Tofugu has a handy guide http://www.tofugu.com/guides/japanese-onomatopoeia-the-definitive-guide/.

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