Animals that Start with F

Read below for information on 62 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 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 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.

A False coral snake
False coral snake

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

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