Animal familier Vs Animal de compagnie

MartinA2Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

Animal familier Vs Animal de compagnie

Hello,

Can you please explain why animal familier and not animal de compagnie ?

Thank you

Asked 8 months ago
CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hi Martin,

I agree with you that , an 'animal de compagnie' or 'un animal domestique' is preferable, so will get it changed.

Thank you for pointing this out! 

CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Thank you, J, the audio has now been changed...

Olaniyi Abdul GaniyyA1Kwiziq community member

Animal familer means a familiar animal or a domestic animal while animal de compagnie means rural animal or bush animal

JA0Kwiziq community member

The voice sound sample for "animal de compangnie" still says "animal familier" just fyi.

Animal familier Vs Animal de compagnie

Hello,

Can you please explain why animal familier and not animal de compagnie ?

Thank you

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