The vanilla animals in Minecraft are pretty basic and limited. By adding some pretty cool mods, you can bring these animals to good use and spawn new creatures in your world. So here’s a list of best Minecraft Animal mods that tranform your animals as well as bring variety to your world!
Best Minecraft Animal Mods
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Animal Crops Mod
Created by: Simirii
With more than a whopping three million downloads, the Animal Crops mod is THE animal themed mod you have been looking for! This mod is originally designed for and works best in mod packs with custom recipes. It adds two basic items, Animal Seeds and Animal Lilies that do a lot more than basic, actually! The seeds when planted on grass blocks grow passive animals and the lilies when planted on water blocks grow water animals overtime. The mod is a highly configurable and an extremely worth-it addition to your Minecraft world!
Do you love horse-riding, or cow-riding, for that matter? Then you are in for A LOT of fun because this mod fulfills your dreams! Animal Bikes introduces a huge number of craftable and rideable animals with a special ability *surprise surprise*. Some of these bikes include Notch bike, Cow bike, Ender Dragon bike, Chinese dragon bike, SnowGolem bike, Sheep bike and many more! So choose your ride and hop around your world in style!
Better Animals Plus Minecraft Animal Mod
Created by: SilentResident
The Better Animals Plus is an addon for Better Animals that can also completely run on its own. The mod brings new animals and creatures to your world by adding a variety of features ranging from blocks to armors. All of these amazing creatures have their own unique aesthetics and blings that make it stand out among the other mods of the same category. So get your hands on this mod and bring new things to life on your map!
Minecraft Animal Mod Weapons and Armor
Created by: Svorge
As the name suggests, this mod introduces all new types of armor, tools, weapons and other items themed around the different mobs in the game. The items are given in rare drops from the mobs. The current items it has includes a Blaze Bow that fires blazed arrows in the direction you aim. Whatever these arrows touch will catch fire, so be careful who you turn into a barbecue!
Zoo & Wild Animals Rebuilt : ZAWA
This ZAWA rebuilt mod adds better behaviors, models, animations and a whole lot of special features. The mod also aims to add all new 100 species to replicate Earth’s wildlife. Now that’s INSANE, right? So we are talking about the tiniest insects to the biggest animals such as a whale, in addition to many more varieties of blocks, plants and other items. So experience the wildlife by getting your hands on this mod!
Better Animal Models
Created by: DankRafft
Do you wish for better looking animals in your world that have a well-defined look? And by “well-defined”, I don’t mean different breeds or genders etc. I mean just an overall makeover that transforms their look. If you are looking for that transformation then the Better Animal Models is a perfect mod for you that changes the look of vanilla animals. You can spice things up a little more by using this mod with Better Animals Plus, a mod that adds a new variety of animals in Minecraft.
Created by: PINCIR
As you can guess by its name, the AnimalNet mod adds a range of different sized nets which you can use to catch animals and mobs to store them in the inventory. Use the net sizes wisely as smaller mobs can not be contained in larger nets and can easily escape. After crafting these nets, you can simply right click on the mobs to store them your inventory. So get your hands on this mod to store any mobs or animals you like!
Natural Baby Minecraft Animal Mod
Created by: Ascendia
Who does not love cute little baby animals, right? This very adorable minecraft animal mods addition makes that possible for you in Minecraft by spawning some animals as babies. By installing this mod, about 50% of the animals and 25% of the villagers will be spawned as babies, by default. These baby animals have a random aging time so some will take more time than the others. So get your hands on this mod to spawn random babies all over your world and turn it into a cute world!
Created by: Turquoise
Are you tired of having to breed animals manually? Then this is the perfect mod for you that lets you avoid that. Now the animals will be able to harvest the crops as well as replant them whenever they make love, cool right? So you can effortlessly build your own crop farm with the new configs.
This insane mod basically transforms EVERYTHING you can do with your Minecraft animals. From their weight, feeding and taming to their breeding, production and hygiene, it overhauls everything. For example, the vanilla animals will now have weights that are based on their species. And the heavier they are, the more meat they will give you. They also poop now, so if you don’t clean that mess up, there will be widespread plague! These and many more cool features make everything about vanilla animals 100x more interesting!
Zoo & Wild Animals Classic
Still not enough minecraft animal mods? Then have a look at this one! This classic version of ZAWA mod will spawn all new species of animals in your world. From the endangered ones to the wild, you can find them all there. You can now easily capture, transport or show off the wild animals including giraffes, rhinos, walruses and any other animals that weren’t originally there in the vanilla version. So build your own Amazon forest now in the middle of Minecraft and inhabit them with these wild creatures. Now that’s some next level work, right?
This is yet another minecraft animal mods item that adds over a whopping 180 new species of animals to Minecraft. So your world will now be full of crawling tarantulas, jumping monkeys and flying fireflies. Ready to write your next Minecraft based Jungle Book now? So install this mod and write away!
Created by: Bettyboopjade
Lets continue the minecraft animal mods list with this one: You know how annoying it is when you kill an animal and it doesn’t drop meat? Like that’s SO MUCH of your effort wasted. This mod, as the name suggests, now brings a much needed change to your Minecraft world. All of the animals in your world will now drop meat, even the sheep and other animals that didn’t drop it before. So get your hands on this very easy to run mod and turn your Minecraft world into a meat extravaganza!
Created by: Seppon
Do you love horse-riding, or cow-riding, for that matter? Then you are in for A LOT of fun because this mod fulfills your dreams! Animal Bikes introduces a huge number of craftable and rideable animals with a special ability *surprise surprise*. Some of these bikes include Notch bike, Cow bike, Ender Dragon bike, Chinese dragon bike, SnowGolem bike, Sheep bike and many more! You can fly on the dragons too! So choose your ride and hop around your world in style.
Extreme Animal Minecraft Mod
Created by: Elements55555
The Extreme Animals mod adds many new animals and items, blocks, ores, weapons and armor etc. to go with these animals. With more than 26 new species of animals including penguins, armadillos, snakes, raccoons, lions foxes and many others, you can now transform your ordinary jungles into more realistic ones.
Kiwis, camels and more!
Created by: Click_Me
Has the vanilla mode gotten too mundane for you? Give new life to your world by adding unique animals with this mod. The Animals Plus mod adds over 30 new animals that spice things up for you in the wildlife arena. From majestic whales to sneaky snakes, it has it all! Click on the link below to see more of the species added in this mod.
Are you sick of those stubborn and annoying animals that just don’t move where you want them to, no matter how hard you try? This mod makes it easy for you to push them away. You can now easily farm and keep animals where you want them to by pushing them. Don’t worry about getting any damage effects because you will be sneakily pushing, which removes all the damage effects. So handy, right?
AnimalProtect Minecraft Animal Mod
Created by: GPortner
Animal safety is important, even in Minecraft! This is why the AnimalProtect mod brings a much needed protection for animals. So this worldguard addon will now block players from killing animals that are inside the regions where they cannot build. The plugin will block any kind of damage including the arrows and bows, keeping your animals safe and sound. You can also configure the plugin to protect hostile mobs in the regions.
Created by: Bettyboopjade
This simple mod allows you to spawn animals by buying them. This can be done by hitting a sign. You need to enter the amount and kind, right click on the sign and the animals will be purchased. You can buy sheep, sows, chickens, pigs, villagers, mushroom cows, ocelots, wolves, horses and many other kinds of cats. The plugin is very simple yet handy to use.
Animales Minecraft Animal Mod
Created by: MeisterMatze
The Animales mod is a pretty simple minecraft animal mod addition to your Minecraft world that adds more than just animals to the game. The mod adds 5 all new species with real behaviors to give it a realistic feel. For example, whenever an animal is killed, it will leave behind a corpse. It currently adds crocodiles, sharks, penguins, ostriches and fish.
Cute Kiwi Birds – New Animal
Do you like those cute kiwi birds from New Zealand? Because this minecraft animals mod download spawns kiwis in most forest biomes that you can breed with all seeds and sweet berries. They then lay eggs which can be sold too. These cute little things dig the grounds in search of food, and also drop the items that they found. They have their original cute sounds so your forests will sound more heavenly now!
Genetic Animals Minecraft Animals Mod
Created by: SOT Team
Looking for realistic animals that behave and look natural? The Genetic Animals mod adds millions of variations, genetics, models, biome variants, equipment, sizes and realistic mechanics such as genders and hunger, to make your animals look and feel more real.
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