Animals that Start with B

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Read below for information on 121 different animals that start with the letter B, from baboon to butterfly fish. The most popular animal that starts with B is the Bengal Tiger, the least popular is the Burrowing Frog. Some fun facts about B name animals are:

  • There are thought to be as many as 20,000 different species of butterfly
  • The bonobo shares up to 97% of the same DNA as humans
  • The bison is the largest mammal in North America

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A Bengal Tiger
Bengal Tiger

The most numerous species of tiger!

A Boston Terrier
Boston Terrier

Friendly, lovable and very strong!


Animals that Start with B

A Babirusa
Babirusa

Babirusas can stand on their back hooves to eat leaves on the lower branches of a tree.

A Baboon
Baboon

Can travel more than four miles a day!

A Bactrian Camel
Bactrian Camel

The camel with two humps!

A Badger
Badger

Can reach speeds of 30 km/h!

A Baiji
Baiji

Baijis use echolocation to find food in the Yangtze River.

A Balinese
Balinese

Playful and energetic breed!

A Banded Palm Civet
Banded Palm Civet

Markings give it camouflage!

A Bandicoot
Bandicoot

Bandicoot Many species are endangered or extinct!

A Banjo Catfish
Banjo Catfish

The banjo catfish is extremely shy and known for hiding from onlookers.

A Barb
Barb

There are over 2,000 known species!

A Barn Owl
Barn Owl

Found everywhere around the world!

A Barnacle
Barnacle

Closely related to crabs and lobsters!

A Barracuda
Barracuda

Can grow to nearly 2 meters long!

A Barramundi Fish
Barramundi Fish

Scale rings indicate age

A Barred Owl
Barred Owl

Like other owls, the barred owl swallows its prey whole.

A Basenji Dog
Basenji Dog

Alert, affectionate and energetic!

A Bassador
Bassador

This dog is also known as a Bassetdor or a Basset Lab.

A Basset Fauve de Bretagne
Basset Fauve de Bretagne

A friendly and intelligent hunting dog that loves nothing more than to spend time with its owner.

A Basset Hound
Basset Hound

Forget the training when not rewarded!

A Bassetoodle
Bassetoodle

Basset hounds have been around since the 7th century, but the bassetoodle made its first appearance in the 2000s.

A Bat
Bat

Detects prey using echolocation!

A Bavarian Mountain Hound
Bavarian Mountain Hound

Calm, quiet and poised!

A Bea-Tzu
Bea-Tzu

The Bea-Tzu has a fast-growing coat

A Beabull
Beabull

An excellent companion for cats!

A Beagador
Beagador

Beagadors like to dig, so make sure your garden has a good fence around it.

A Beagle
Beagle

Have become popular family pets!

A Beagle Shepherd
Beagle Shepherd

This dog can perform a wide range of exotic and acrobatic tricks that are not expected of a dog this size.

A Beaglier
Beaglier

These dogs have great sniffer abilities

A Beago
Beago

Beagos are good swimmers like their Golden Retriever parent.

A Bear
Bear

There are 8 different species!

A Bearded Collie
Bearded Collie

Weekly brushing is mandatory!

A Bearded Dragon
Bearded Dragon

Can grow to up 24 inches long!

A Beaski
Beaski

Beaskis love to play, so get ready to go on plenty of long walks.

A Beaver
Beaver

Builds a dam from sticks and leaves!

A Bedlington Terrier
Bedlington Terrier

Highly active and intelligent dogs!

A Beefalo
Beefalo

Beefalo meat is leaner and higher in protein than beef

A Beetle
Beetle

There are more than 350,000 different species

A Belgian Shepherd
Belgian Shepherd

The sheepdog is also known as the Groenendael. All four Belgian varieties have nicknames for Belgian villages.

A Beluga Sturgeon
Beluga Sturgeon

The beluga sturgeon is one of the largest bony fish in the world!

A Bengal Tiger
Bengal Tiger

The most numerous species of tiger!

A Bergamasco
Bergamasco

Bergamascos are excellent problem solvers; they were bred to be independent as they work alongside their nomadic shepherd owners.

A Bernedoodle
Bernedoodle

The Bernedoodle was first bred in 2003 to create a dog with a similar temperament to the Bernese Mountain Dog that would have a longer lifespan.

A Bernese Mountain Dog
Bernese Mountain Dog

Very loyal, faithful and affectionate!

A Bernese Shepherd
Bernese Shepherd

Bernese shepherds prefer cool climates

A Bichir
Bichir

The bichir species is more than 400 million years old

A Bichon Frise
Bichon Frise

Gentle mannered, playful and affectionate!

A Bichpoo
Bichpoo

Despite its small size, the alert nature and sharp bark of this canine make it a good watch dog.

A Biewer Terrier
Biewer Terrier

A toy terrier dog and is elegant and tri-colored.

A Bighorn Sheep
Bighorn Sheep

Bighorn rams can run at speeds up to 40 miles per hour when fighting for dominance.

A Bilby
Bilby

In Australia, the chocolate bilby replaces the chocolate bunny for Easter.

A Binturong
Binturong

Also known as the Asian Bearcat!

A Bird
Bird

Not all birds are able to fly!

A Bird Of Paradise
Bird Of Paradise

There are around 50 different species!

A Birman
Birman

Also known as the Sacred Cat of Burma!

A Bison
Bison

Largest mammal in North America!

A Black Marlin
Black Marlin

Every black marlin is born as a female.

A Black Rhinoceros
Black Rhinoceros

Horns can grow to 1.5m!

A Black Russian Terrier
Black Russian Terrier

Confident, calm and highly intelligent!

A Black Wasp
Black Wasp

The great black wasp is a species of digger wasp.

A Black Widow Spider
Black Widow Spider

They typically prey on insects!

A Black-Footed Ferret
Black-Footed Ferret

Black footed ferrets are the only ones native to North America.

A Blister Beetle
Blister Beetle

Blister Beetles are attracted to lights at night.

A Blobfish
Blobfish

One of the ugliest creatures in existence!

A Bloodhound
Bloodhound

Affectionate, gentle and even-tempered!

A Blue grosbeak
Blue grosbeak

Blue grosbeak parents take off the head, legs and wings of an insect before feeding it to their baby.

A Blue Jay
Blue Jay

Blue jays rub ants on their feather to remove harmful acids

A Blue Lacy Dog
Blue Lacy Dog

Originated in Texas in the mid 1800s!

A Blue Shark
Blue Shark

Blue sharks can have up to 135 pups at a time.

A Blue Whale
Blue Whale

The largest animal on Earth

A Bluefin Tuna
Bluefin Tuna

The bluefin is one of the largest fish in the world

A Bluetick Coonhound
Bluetick Coonhound

Has an uncanny knack for problem-solving!

A Bobcat
Bobcat

About double the size of a domestic cat!

A Boggle
Boggle

Boggles at animal rescues are often mistaken for pitbulls because they have a similar facial structure.

A Boglen Terrier
Boglen Terrier

Boglen terriers are also occasionally known as boggles.

A Bolognese Dog
Bolognese Dog

From the northern Italian city of Bologna!

A Bombay
Bombay

Bred to look like a black panther!

A Bongo
Bongo

Long and heavy spiralled horns!

A Bonito Fish
Bonito Fish

May eat squid or other small invertebrate ocean life

A Bonnethead Shark
Bonnethead Shark

Bonnetheads are the only hammerhead sharks that use their pectoral fins to swim.

A Bonobo
Bonobo

Shares 97% of the same DNA as humans!

A Booby
Booby

Seabirds found across the South Pacific!

A Borador
Borador

Boradors make excellent police dogs and are used often on search and rescue missions.

A Border Collie
Border Collie

Highly intelligent and alert breed!

A Border Terrier
Border Terrier

Small, rough-coated breed of terrier!

A Bordoodle
Bordoodle

Bordoodles are much quieter than other Doodles and require far less exercise.

A Borkie
Borkie

Most Borkies inherit the signature howl of their Beagle parent.

A Bornean Orang-utan
Bornean Orang-utan

Known to use large leaves as umbrellas!

A Borneo Elephant
Borneo Elephant

The smallest species of elephant!

A Boston Terrier
Boston Terrier

Friendly, lovable and very strong!

A Bottlenose Dolphin
Bottlenose Dolphin

Stays in groups from 15 to 2,000 in number!'

A Bowfin
Bowfin

The bowfin is a primitive fish that first evolved in the Jurassic

A Bowhead Whale
Bowhead Whale

Bowhead Whales can make hundreds of distinct songs they use to communicate with one another.

A Box Turtle
Box Turtle

This reptile has an S-shaped neck allowing it to pull its entire head into its shell.

A Boxador
Boxador

Boxadors are extremely smart and catch onto backyard games very quickly!

A Boxer Dog
Boxer Dog

Bright, energetic and playful!

A Boxerdoodle
Boxerdoodle

The Boxerdoodle has a strong hunting dog lineage.

A Boxsky
Boxsky

Boxers were bred to be working war dogs, and their boxsky descendants still love to help out on ranches and other outdoor jobs.

A Boxweiler
Boxweiler

Boxweilers come in a variety of colors, but they usually feature the subtle brindle pattern that their boxer parents are so famous for.

A Boykin Spaniel
Boykin Spaniel

Enthusiastic working dog!

A Brazilian Terrier
Brazilian Terrier

Small body and tri-coloured coat!

A Brittany
Brittany

The breed was formerly known as the Brittany spaniel

A Brown Bear
Brown Bear

A dominant predator in it's environment!

A Brown Hyena
Brown Hyena

They don’t laugh

A Brussels Griffon
Brussels Griffon

The Brussels Griffon prefers to live with another dog so they have a companion to play with.

A Budgerigar
Budgerigar

Natively found in Australia!

A Buffalo
Buffalo

Has no real natural predators!

A Bull Shark
Bull Shark

Unpredictable and aggressive temperament!

A Bull Terrier
Bull Terrier

Needs to be kept active!

A Bulldog
Bulldog

Friendly, loving and docile!

A Bullfrog
Bullfrog

Has loud cow-like calls!

A Bullmastiff
Bullmastiff

Courageous, loyal and calm!

A Bumblebee
Bumblebee

The most common species of bee!

A Burmese
Burmese

Adoring, elegant and affectionate!

A Burmese Python
Burmese Python

These snakes can swallow their prey as whole.

A Burrowing Frog
Burrowing Frog

Found close to marshes, streams and lakes!

A Bush Baby
Bush Baby

In a series of leaps, this creature can cover almost 30 feet of distance in just a few seconds.

A Butterfly
Butterfly

There are thought to be up 20,000 species!

A Butterfly Fish
Butterfly Fish

There are more than 100 different species!


Alphabetical List of Animals That Start with B

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A Brussels Griffon
Brussels Griffon

The Brussels Griffon prefers to live with another dog so they have a companion to play with.

A Babirusa
Babirusa

Babirusas can stand on their back hooves to eat leaves on the lower branches of a tree.

A Beefalo
Beefalo

Beefalo meat is leaner and higher in protein than beef

Animals that start with the letter B, including the Brown Bear & Bumblebee.