Domain names can also be cute,take a peek at those fascinating animal domain names!

Industry Information 04 Sep 2023 02:00:43 PM By:DN domain name editor
Abstract:

When it comes to animals, we often conjure up images of their furry and adorable appearances. It turns out that not only do we all adore cute animals, but in the domain industry, animal-themed domains are also highly favored by businesses a

When it comes to animals, we often conjure up images of their furry and adorable appearances. It turns out that not only do we all adore cute animals, but in the domain industry, animal-themed domains are also highly favored by businesses and investors.

These types of domains often have straightforward meanings, making them ideal for brand-building. They can be used in various industries, such as e-commerce, navigation, finance, gaming, education, and more. Today, let's delve into those lovable animal domains!

Domain names can also be cute,take a peek at those fascinating animal domain names!

1. Kaola.com: Koala Online Shopping

Registered in 2003, this domain was acquired by Netease in 2014 for a seven-figure sum. It was used to create the online shopping platform "Kaola Overseas Shopping." Kaola Overseas Shopping is an Alibaba-owned comprehensive e-commerce platform primarily focused on cross-border business, and it was fully acquired by Alibaba for $2 billion last year.

2. feizhu.com: Flying Pig

Registered in 2004, it now serves as the official website domain for "Feizhu Travel," a comprehensive online travel and transaction service platform that provides flights, hotels, and travel routes to Taobao members. Originally known as Alibaba Travel, it later rebranded as "Feizhu Travel."

3. tianmao.com: Sky Cat

Registered in 2005, this domain is now the official website of "Tianmao" (Tmall). Tmall is Alibaba's B2C (Business-to-Consumer) e-commerce platform, formerly known as Taobao Mall, and it is a comprehensive online shopping website.

4. cainiao.com: Rookie

Registered in 2002, it is currently the official website domain of "Cainiao Network Technology." Cainiao was jointly established by Alibaba, SF Express, and four other courier companies (Shentong, Yunda, ZTO Express, and YTO Express) in 2013. Its business includes warehousing, logistics, and express delivery services.

5. antfin.com: Ant Finance

Registered in 2013, this domain is now the official website domain of Ant Group's financial services. Ant Group was formally established in 2014 and is dedicated to creating an open ecosystem that provides inclusive financial services to small and micro-enterprises and individual consumers.

6. Penguin.com: Penguin

The English domain "Penguin" was registered in June 1994 and is currently held by Pearson plc's "Penguin Publishing Group." It is a world-renowned English-language book publisher founded in 1935, ranking tenth in the global media industry.

7. Cat.com: Cat

This English domain was registered in March 1993 and is currently owned by Caterpillar Inc., one of the world's leading manufacturers of construction equipment. According to Whois information, the company has owned the Cat.com domain since at least 2003.

8. Fox.com: Fox

Registered in 1995, the current owner is media giant "21st Century Fox." Additionally, a search reveals that the Fox Corporation has actively defended the "FOX" trademark, filing a total of 61 UDRP complaints against related domains.

9. lion.com: Lion

This domain was registered in June 1993 and is currently owned by Lion Technology Inc. It appears that this company has been using this domain since at least 1999.

10. Elephant.com: Elephant

This English domain was registered in 1996. In 2005, it was the subject of a UDRP dispute, but the request was later denied. In 2006, Admiral Insurance acquired this domain, and it is currently used for marketing their business in the U.S. market.

These animal-themed domains are undoubtedly unique and intriguing within the domain space. In terms of their value, they command significant prices. For example:

- In January 2016, the "Rams.com" domain, representing "rams," was listed for sale at a staggering ¥11.85 million (approximately $1.85 million).

- In April 2017, Huli.com, a domain representing "fox," was acquired for a seven-figure sum by Huli Jin Fu, also known as "Fox Financial."

- In May 2018, the "Bee.com" domain, representing "bee," was rumored to have changed hands at a price of $2.5 million.

In China, Alibaba Group is known for its fondness for animal-themed domains. Many of its brands, as mentioned earlier, are named after animals, including Tmall, Feizhu, Ant Financial, and Cainiao Network. As a result, netizens playfully refer to the Alibaba Group as the "Alibaba Zoo."

It's evident that whether it's animal-themed Pinyin domains suitable for the Chinese market or English animal domains suitable for English-speaking users, these domains are highly sought after. Animal domains make brand-building easier and their unique appeal brings businesses closer to their customers. In today's corporate landscape, where brand creation is increasingly important, owning a high-quality domain is a crucial factor for a company's success!

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