Animals that Start with F

Read below for information on 63 different animals that start with the letter F, from falcon to fur seal. The most popular F animal is the fennec fox, a cute nocturnal animal with exceptional hearing. The least popular is the fire bellied toad, which can appear black, green, grey, brown, yellow, orange, and red. Some fun facts about F name animals are:


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Alphabetical List of Animals That Start with F

Animals that Start with F

A Fairy-Wren
Fairy-Wren

They forage in groups

A Falcon
Falcon

The fastest creatures on the planet!

A Fallow deer
Fallow deer

The fallow deer has more variation in its coat colors than most other deer.

A False Cobra
False Cobra

When it feels threatened, it mimics a cobra in an attempt to dissuade a potential attacker.

A False coral snake
False coral snake

The false coral snake mimics both the coral snake and the cobra to scare away predators

A False Killer Whale
False Killer Whale

The false killer whale looks like a cross between a dolphin and orca!

A False Water Cobra
False Water Cobra

There are several color morphs, including lavender!

A False Widow Spider
False Widow Spider

False spiders actually prey on black widow spiders and other hazardous spiders

A Fangtooth
Fangtooth

Has the largest teeth compared to body size of any known fish

A Feist
Feist

The word feisty derived from this type of dog.

A Fennec Fox
Fennec Fox

Found in the African Sahara Desert!

A Fer-de-lance Snake
Fer-de-lance Snake

The Most Dangerous Snake in the Americas

A Ferret
Ferret

Ferrets can be trained to do tricks like dogs!

A Ferruginous Hawk
Ferruginous Hawk

The ferruginous hawk comes in both light and dark morphs

A Fiddler Crab
Fiddler Crab

The fiddler crab gets its name from the motion the males make with their over-sized claw during the mating ritual.

A Field Spaniel
Field Spaniel

A sociable and adaptable breed!

A Fierce Snake
Fierce Snake

It can kill multiple humans with the amount of venom it releases in one bite.

A Fila Brasileiro
Fila Brasileiro

The breed has a unique, cat-like gait, while females have a finer gait than males.

A Fin Whale
Fin Whale

Found throughout ocean waters worldwide!

A Finnish Spitz
Finnish Spitz

Likes to bark a lot!

A Fire Eel
Fire Eel

Fire Eels are not true eels.

A Fire salamander
Fire salamander

Its name comes from the fact that people once believed it was born in fire

A Fire-Bellied Toad
Fire-Bellied Toad

Found across mainland Europe and Asia!

A Firefly
Firefly

The firefly produces some of the most efficient light in the world

A Fish
Fish

Respire through the gills on their heads!

A Fisher Cat
Fisher Cat

The fisher is an agile climber and makes its home in tree hollows

A Fishing Cat
Fishing Cat

Scoops fish out of the water using it's paw!

A Flamingo
Flamingo

Sleeps on just one leg!

A Flat-Coated Retriever
Flat-Coated Retriever

A game retrieving gun-dog!

A Flea
Flea

Adult fleas can jump up to 7 inches in the air

A Florida Gar
Florida Gar

The Florida gar has toxic eggs to protect against predators

A Florida Panther
Florida Panther

Florida panthers can leap more than 4.5 meters (15 feet) in the air.

A Florida Woods Cockroach
Florida Woods Cockroach

Often found on palmetto trees

A Flounder
Flounder

A flat fish found in the Atlantic and Pacific!

A Flowerhorn Fish
Flowerhorn Fish

The Flowerhorn fish is an artificial species; it does not exist naturally

A Fluke Fish (summer flounder)
Fluke Fish (summer flounder)

The chameleon of the seas!

A Fly
Fly

There are more than 240,000 different species!

A Flying Fish
Flying Fish

Can glide in the air for hundreds of feet

A Flying Lemur
Flying Lemur

The second pair of upper incisors in a flying lemur has a double root, which is unique for mammals.

A Flying Snake
Flying Snake

Flying snakes are the only gliding limbless vertebrates or animals with a backbone.

A Flying Squirrel
Flying Squirrel

Can glide up to 90 meters!

A Football Fish
Football Fish

The football fish is named after its unusual round or oblong shape

A Forest Cobra
Forest Cobra

There are three different color morphs, which entirely depend on the region that they live in.

A Formosan Mountain Dog
Formosan Mountain Dog

Formosa is the Portuguese term for the island of Taiwan

A Fossa
Fossa

Most closely related to the Mongoose!

A Fox
Fox

There are 12 different species in the world!

A Fox Snakes
Fox Snakes

In some areas, fox snakes and gopher snakes have crossbred in the wild.

A Fox Squirrel
Fox Squirrel

Although it is a tree squirrel, it spends most of its time on the ground.

A Fox Terrier
Fox Terrier

First bred in the mid-19th century!

A French Bulldog
French Bulldog

French bulldogs are known to be very sensitive, harboring emotions that they love to express

A Frenchton
Frenchton

Loyal small dogs, the Frenchton will keep you warm at night with loving cuddles, but also awake with their funny loud snoring!

A Frengle
Frengle

Frengles have a haunting howl very similar to their Beagle parent.

A Freshwater Crocodile
Freshwater Crocodile

The freshwater crocodile is the fastest crocodile on land.

A Freshwater Eel
Freshwater Eel

Freshwater eels are actually catadromous, meaning they migrate to saltwater to spawn

A Freshwater Jellyfish
Freshwater Jellyfish

The freshwater jellyfish is native to China but is now found all over the world

A Frigatebird
Frigatebird

Found inhabiting tropical islands and coasts!

A Frilled Lizard
Frilled Lizard

Mainly lives in the trees!

A Frilled Shark
Frilled Shark

Frilled Sharks got their name from the six rows of gills on their throat that look like ruffled collars.

A Frog
Frog

There are around 7,000 different species!

A Frogfish
Frogfish

The frogfish can change colors, but it takes several weeks to do so

A Fruit Bat
Fruit Bat

Among the largest bats in the world

A Fruit Fly
Fruit Fly

Fruit flies are among the most common research animals in the world

A Fur Seal
Fur Seal

Found only in the Northern Hemisphere!

A Fox Terrier
Fox Terrier

First bred in the mid-19th century!

A Fish
Fish

Respire through the gills on their heads!


Newest Animals that Start with the Letter F

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

A Fairy-Wren
Fairy-Wren

They forage in groups

A False Water Cobra
False Water Cobra

There are several color morphs, including lavender!

A Forest Cobra
Forest Cobra

There are three different color morphs, which entirely depend on the region that they live in.

Animals that start with the letter F, including the Falcon & Frilled Lizard