Animals That Start with I
Read below for information on 13 different animals that start with the letter I, from ibis to indri. The most popular animal that starts with the letter I is the iguana, a common exotic pet. The least popular I animal is the indian star tortoise, so named for the unique star patterns on its shell. Some fun facts about letter I animals are:
- Impalas can jump as high as 10 feet and run over 50 miles an hour
- Indian palm squirrels are considered sacred in India and an invasive species in Australia
- Often domesticated and previously used in battle, the wild indian elephant population is estimated at only about 20,000 today.
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