The Animals of Ancient Egypt (Plus Facts)
2019-3-14 · Ancient Egyptian mummy. Rama / CC BY-SA 3.0 FR. The Egyptians appear very fond of keeping pets. They often had cats, dogs, ferrets, baboons, gazelles, Vervet monkeys, hoopoes, ibis, falcons and doves. Some pharaohs even kept lions and Sudanese cheetahs as pets. The most popular ancient Egyptian pet was the .