Animals that Start with G

Read below for information on 75 different animals that start with the letter G, from galapagos penguin to guppy. The most popular G animal is the giant panda bear, which gets up to 99% of its food from bamboo. The least popular is geoffroy’s tamarin, a small monkey located in Panama and Columbia. Some fun facts about G name animals are:

  • At up to 440lbs Gorillas are the world’s largest primates
  • Less than 10% of Grizzly bears make it to adulthood
  • Giraffe’s distinctive black tongues can grow as long as 18 inches

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A Giant Panda Bear
Giant Panda Bear

Bamboo makes up 99 per cent of their diet!

A German Shepherd Guide
German Shepherd Guide

Highly active and fearless dogs!


Animals that Start with G

A Galapagos Penguin
Galapagos Penguin

Found around the Equator!

A Galapagos Tortoise
Galapagos Tortoise

The biggest species of tortoise in the world!

A Gar
Gar

Can grow to more than 3m long!

A Garden Eel
Garden Eel

Garden eel colonies are made up of hundreds to thousands of individuals.

A Gecko
Gecko

There are thought to be over 2,000 species!

A Gentoo Penguin
Gentoo Penguin

Found throughout the sub-Antarctic!

A Geoffroys Tamarin
Geoffroys Tamarin

Has distinctive V shape on head!

A Gerberian Shepsky
Gerberian Shepsky

German Shepherds, Siberian Huskies, and Gerberian Shepskies are all popular choices for police dogs.

A Gerbil
Gerbil

Originally known as the Desert Rat!

A German Pinscher
German Pinscher

Highly intelligent and fast learners!

A German Shepherd Guide
German Shepherd Guide

Highly active and fearless dogs!

A German Sheppit
German Sheppit

The German Sheppit is well-suited for guarding and police work.

A German Sheprador
German Sheprador

There is a chance that the German Sheprador may inherit a love for water from its parent.

A German Spitz
German Spitz

There are five different sub-breeds of the German Spitz.

A Gharial
Gharial

Found in the murky waters of Northern India!

A Giant African Land Snail
Giant African Land Snail

The biggest snail species on land!

A Giant Armadillo
Giant Armadillo

Armadillos have a smell that’s described as strong, sweet and acrid.

A Giant Clam
Giant Clam

Can reach nearly 4ft in length!

A Giant Panda Bear
Giant Panda Bear

Bamboo makes up 99 per cent of their diet!

A Giant Salamander
Giant Salamander

Cryptobranchus giant salamanders breathe mostly through their skin.

A Giant Schnauzer
Giant Schnauzer

Large, powerful and dominant!

A Giant Schnoodle
Giant Schnoodle

Both parents of the Giant Schnoodle are hypoallergenic, making this one of the Doodle breeds that's safest for dander-sensitive owners.

A Gibbon
Gibbon

Found in dense jungles and tropical forests!

A Gila Monster
Gila Monster

It's tail acts as a fat storage facility!

A Giraffe
Giraffe

Long, black tongue can grow to 18 inches long!

A Glass Frog
Glass Frog

You can see their internal organs.

A Glass Lizard
Glass Lizard

Can grow up to 4ft long!

A Glechon
Glechon

Glechons are talented in the area of search and rescue, as their sense of smell makes them great at tracking.

A Glen Of Imaal Terrier
Glen Of Imaal Terrier

This dog is also named the Wicklow Terrier after the county of its origin.

A Glow Worm
Glow Worm

Found inhabiting dense woodland and caves!

A Goat
Goat

Most closely related to the Sheep!

A Goberian
Goberian

These dogs are great around children and are very playful around them.

A Goblin Shark
Goblin Shark

Goblin Sharks are called a living fossil because their family, Mitsukurinidae, can be traced back 125 million years.

A Goldador
Goldador

Goldadors were not intentionally bred until the early 2000s!

A Golden Dox
Golden Dox

Golden doxes don't have to be tiny. This breed looks different depending on whether the mix includes a regular dachshund or the mini version of the species.

A Golden Lion Tamarin
Golden Lion Tamarin

Native to the eastern rainforests of Brazil!

A Golden Masked Owl
Golden Masked Owl

While flying high above this owl can hear a mouse moving in the tall grass of field!

A Golden Newfie
Golden Newfie

These dogs love to swim and instinctively know how to swim.

A Golden Oriole
Golden Oriole

Migrates between Europe and Asia!

A Golden Pyrenees
Golden Pyrenees

Golden Pyrenees make great therapy dogs due to their intelligence and gentle nature.

A Golden Retriever
Golden Retriever

Trusting, kind and gentle!

A Golden Saint
Golden Saint

Golden saints come in all kinds of colors. You can find them in tan, chocolate, yellow, brindled, spotted, and almost any other pattern you can think of.

A Golden Shepherd
Golden Shepherd

The Golden Shepherds were first recognized by the International Designer Canine Registry in 2009.

A Golden-Crowned Flying Fox
Golden-Crowned Flying Fox

They eat figs almost exclusively

A Goldendoodle
Goldendoodle

Due to their breeding, no two Goldendoodles are alike.

A Goliath Frog
Goliath Frog

Does not have a vocal sac.

A Goose
Goose

There are 29 different species!

A Gopher
Gopher

They dig large networks of tunnels!

A Gorilla
Gorilla

The biggest of the world's primates!

A Gouldian Finch
Gouldian Finch

The male Gouldian finch bobs its head and fluffs its feathers to court a female.

A Grasshopper
Grasshopper

There are 11,000 known species!

A Grasshopper Mouse
Grasshopper Mouse

The grasshopper mice attack predators using the poison of their venom.

A Gray Fox
Gray Fox

The gray fox has retractable claws and a rotating wrist that allow it to climb trees with some proficiency

A Gray Tree Frog
Gray Tree Frog

Survives freezing temperatures by producing glycerol and maintaining slower metabolic processes

A Great Dane
Great Dane

Large and imposing in appearance!

A Great Danoodle
Great Danoodle

Both Great Danes and Poodles are in the top 15 most popular AKC breeds - which makes Great Danoodles a shoo-in for popularity.

A Great White Shark
Great White Shark

Can grow to more than 8 meters long!

A Greater Swiss Mountain Dog
Greater Swiss Mountain Dog

Protective and gentle by nature!

A Green Anole
Green Anole

It communicates with head movements, color and dewlap

A Green Bee-Eater
Green Bee-Eater

Mainly eats honeybees!

A Green Frog
Green Frog

Green frogs will eat any animal that they can fit in their mouth.

A Green Tree Frog
Green Tree Frog

Green tree frogs breathe through their skin

A Greenland Dog
Greenland Dog

Strong and speedy breed of dog!

A Greenland Shark
Greenland Shark

This shark has the longest lifespan of any vertebrate.

A Grey Mouse Lemur
Grey Mouse Lemur

The largest species of mouse lemur!

A Grey Reef Shark
Grey Reef Shark

One of the most common shark species!

A Grey Seal
Grey Seal

One of the rarest species of seal on Earth

A Greyhound
Greyhound

Extremely fast and athletic!

A Griffonshire
Griffonshire

Griffonshires are so little they are easily mistaken for puppies throughout their lives.

A Grizzly Bear
Grizzly Bear

Less than 10% make it into adulthood

A Grouse
Grouse

Feathered legs and toes!

A Guinea Fowl
Guinea Fowl

Found in a vairety of African habitats!

A Guinea Pig
Guinea Pig

Natively found in the Andes Mountain range!

A Guppy
Guppy

Also known as the Millionfish!


Alphabetical List of Animals That Start with G

Newest Animals that Start with the Letter G

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

A Garden Eel
Garden Eel

Garden eel colonies are made up of hundreds to thousands of individuals.

A German Spitz
German Spitz

There are five different sub-breeds of the German Spitz.

A Greenland Shark
Greenland Shark

This shark has the longest lifespan of any vertebrate.

Animals that start with the letter G, including the Golden Masked Owl & Golden Lion Tamarin