Animals that Start with E

Read below for information on 74 different animals that start with the letter E, from eagles to emu. The most popular is the emperor penguin, the largest penguin species on earth. The least popular is the edible frog, also known as the common water frog. Some fun facts about E name animals include:

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Alphabetical List of Animals That Start with E

Animals that Start with E

A Eagle

Has exceptional eyesight!

A Earthworm

They are hermaphrodites, which means they have male and female organs

A Earwig

There are nearly 2,000 different species!

A Eastern Barred Bandicoot
Eastern Barred Bandicoot

Digs funnel-shaped holes in search of insects

A Eastern Bluebird
Eastern Bluebird

Bluebirds drop straight down on their prey from their perch, much like leopards.

A Eastern Chipmunk
Eastern Chipmunk

The name chipmunk is derived from an Ojibwe word that means “one who descends the trees headfirst.”

A Eastern Coral Snake
Eastern Coral Snake

One of the most dangerous snakes in the USA.

A Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnake
Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnake

This is the biggest venomous snake in North America, with a few that reach 8 feet long.

A Eastern Fence Lizard
Eastern Fence Lizard

Females are usually larger than males.

A Eastern Glass Lizard
Eastern Glass Lizard

When the glass lizard loses its tail it can grow another one. But the new tail lacks the markings of the old one and is usually shorter.

A Eastern Gorilla
Eastern Gorilla

The largest primate in the world!

A Eastern Gray Squirrel
Eastern Gray Squirrel

Eastern gray squirrels use both memory and scent to find their buried caches of food during the winter.

A Eastern Green Mamba
Eastern Green Mamba

It is completely arboreal, and its green color is one of the adaptations that make life in the trees possible.

A Eastern Hognose Snake
Eastern Hognose Snake

Eastern hognose snakes are venomous, but only to frogs and toads.

A Eastern Indigo Snake
Eastern Indigo Snake

Eastern Indigo snakes regularly chase down and eat rattlesnakes and may be immune to their venom.

A Eastern Lowland Gorilla
Eastern Lowland Gorilla

Less than 5,000 in the wild!

A Eastern Phoebe
Eastern Phoebe

This passerine bird can sing its song without ever hearing another bird vocalize first.

A Eastern Racer
Eastern Racer

Fast and Furious!

A Eastern Rat snake
Eastern Rat snake

Rat snakes are medium-to-large, nonvenomous snakes that kill by constriction.

A Eastern Woodrat
Eastern Woodrat

The eastern woodrat mating ritual involves a potentially deadly fight between the male and female before reproduction begins!

A Echidna

Also known as the Spiny Anteater!

A Eclectus Parrot
Eclectus Parrot

Does not squawk like other parrot species.

A Edible Frog
Edible Frog

Are known to guard the muddy banks!

A Eel

Eels can be a mere few inches long to 13 feet!

A Egyptian Cobra (Egyptian Asp)
Egyptian Cobra (Egyptian Asp)

The Egyptian cobra is one of the largest cobras in Africa.

A Egyptian Goose
Egyptian Goose

A duck species that resembles a goose when flying

A Egyptian Mau
Egyptian Mau

An ancient breed of domestic cat!

A Eland

Both females and males have horns.

A Elasmosaurus

Elasmosaurus is an extinct reptile species.

A Elasmotherium

Elasmotherium might have had a monstrous horn, giving it the name "The Siberian Unicorn."

A Electric Catfish
Electric Catfish

The electric catfish can discharge an electric shock up to 450 volts

A Electric Eel
Electric Eel

Despite its powerful shock, electric eels have terrible vision.

A Elegant Tern
Elegant Tern

Have a lifespan of 20 years or more

A Elephant

Spends around 22 hours a day eating!

A Elephant Beetle
Elephant Beetle

The males have multiple horns at the front of their bodies.

A Elephant Seal
Elephant Seal

The largest species of seal in the world!

A Elephant Shrew
Elephant Shrew

Found exclusively on the African continent!

A Elk

Adult males can jump eight feet vertically

A Emerald Tree Boa
Emerald Tree Boa

Their teeth are as long as a fully-grown reticulated python

A Emerald Tree Monitor
Emerald Tree Monitor

They lay their eggs in termite nests!

A Emperor Penguin
Emperor Penguin

The world's largest species of penguin!

A Emperor Tamarin
Emperor Tamarin

Has an elegant white moustache!

A Emu

The largest bird in Australia!

A English Bulldog
English Bulldog

Bulldogs were originally bred to “pin” bulls.

A English Cocker Spaniel
English Cocker Spaniel

Intelligent yet stubborn by nature!

A English Cream Golden Retriever
English Cream Golden Retriever

Although their coats can get incredibly light in color, golden retrievers never have purely white coats.

A English Foxhound
English Foxhound

English Foxhounds were bred to work and live in a pack. Because of this, this breed is happiest when they are around other dogs.

A English Setter
English Setter

English Setters were first bred between 400 and 500 years ago.

A English Shepherd
English Shepherd

Highly intelligent and independent!

A English Springer Spaniel
English Springer Spaniel

Friendly and eager to please!

A Entlebucher Mountain Dog
Entlebucher Mountain Dog

Native to parts of the Swiss Alps!

A Epagneul Pont Audemer
Epagneul Pont Audemer

Hard-working, gentle and affectionate!

A Equatorial Spitting Cobra
Equatorial Spitting Cobra

Its hood is actually made of ribs.

A Ermine

A very bold and ferocious predator!

A Escolar

Its system can’t metabolize wax esters, which can lead to unpleasantness for diners.

A Eskimo Dog
Eskimo Dog

Takes pure delight in cold weather!

A Eskipoo

Eskipoos are called pookimos by the American Canine Hybrid Club, Designer Dogs Kennel Club, and Designer Breed Registry.

A Estrela Mountain Dog
Estrela Mountain Dog

Very protective and stubborn!

A Euoplocephalus

Euplocephalus are the only Ankylosaurid dinosaurs with a bone plated head.

A Eurasian Beaver
Eurasian Beaver

Eats 20% of its weight daily!

A Eurasian Jay
Eurasian Jay

The Eurasian jay has the ability to mimic other sounds

A Eurasian Lynx
Eurasian Lynx

Eurasian lynxes can survive extreme weather up to elevations of 18,000 feet

A Eurasian Nuthatch
Eurasian Nuthatch

Its song has been compared to a toy horn.

A Eurasian Wolf
Eurasian Wolf

Coloring depends on location.

A European Bee-Eater
European Bee-Eater

They can eat up to 250 bees per day!

A European Corn Borer
European Corn Borer

Female can lay up to 600 eggs in her 14-day lifespan

A European Polecat
European Polecat

Its fur changes color in the winter!

A European Robin
European Robin

Male robins are so aggressive and territorial that they will attack their own reflections.

A European Starling
European Starling

European starlings are accomplished mimics, often copying songs or sounds of other birds and animals (frog calls, goats, cats), or even mechanical sounds and human speech!

A European Wildcat
European Wildcat

A group of wild cats is called a destruction

A Evening Bat
Evening Bat

The evening bat is one of the few bats that regularly has twins

A Elephant

Spends around 22 hours a day eating!

A Eagle

Has exceptional eyesight!

Newest Animals that Start with the Letter E

The most recently added Animals that start with the letter E.

A Euoplocephalus

Euplocephalus are the only Ankylosaurid dinosaurs with a bone plated head.

A Elephant Beetle
Elephant Beetle

The males have multiple horns at the front of their bodies.

A Emerald Tree Boa
Emerald Tree Boa

Their teeth are as long as a fully-grown reticulated python

Animals that start with the letter E, including the Eagle & Eastern Lowland Gorilla