Animals that Start with K

Read below for information on 24 different animals that start with the letter K, from kakapos to kudu. The most popular animal that starts with the letter k is the koala, an animal with fingerprints indistinguishable from humans. The least popular K animal is the keel billed toucan. Some fun facts about letter K name animals are:


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A King Cobra
King Cobra

They are the longest poisonous snake in the world.

A Komodo Dragon
Komodo Dragon

Only found on five Indonesian islands


Animals that Start with K

A Kakapo
Kakapo

The heaviest species of parrot in the world!

A Kangaroo
Kangaroo

Females have a deep pouch on their front!

A Kangaroo Rat
Kangaroo Rat

Merriam’s kangaroo rats literally never have to drink water

A Keel-Billed Toucan
Keel-Billed Toucan

It's beak can reach nearly 20 cm long!

A Keeshond
Keeshond

Friendly, alert dogs that are loyal to their owners

A Kerry Blue Terrier
Kerry Blue Terrier

They are born black, and turn gray-blue as they age.

A Kiko Goat
Kiko Goat

Kiko goats breed year-round, and they are not good at defending themselves.

A Killer Whale
Killer Whale

Typically consumes over 200 kg of food a day!

A Kinder Goat
Kinder Goat

Best jumper of all goats

A King Cobra
King Cobra

They are the longest poisonous snake in the world.

A King Crab
King Crab

Can have a leg span of nearly 2 meters!

A King Penguin
King Penguin

More than 2 million breeding pairs!

A Kingfisher
Kingfisher

Inhabits wetlands and woodlands worldwide!

A Kinkajou
Kinkajou

The kinkajou is a nimble forest-dwelling mammal of Central and South America.

A Kiwi
Kiwi

Only found in the forests of New Zealand!

A Koala
Koala

Spends up to 80% of the time sleeping or resting!

A Kodkod
Kodkod

The kodkod is among the smallest species of cats in the entire world

A Komodo Dragon
Komodo Dragon

Only found on five Indonesian islands

A Kooikerhondje
Kooikerhondje

If Kooikerhondjes look familiar, it’s because old Dutch masters like Rembrandt and Jan Steen liked to paint them.

A Kookaburra
Kookaburra

The laughing kookaburra is one of four kookaburra species.

A Koolie
Koolie

The name "koolie" comes from the German mispronunciation of "collie."

A Krill
Krill

The krill is perhaps the most important animal in the marine ecosystem!

A Kudu
Kudu

Lives in herds of up to 24 individuals!

A Kuvasz
Kuvasz

Ownership of this dog was once restricted to the Hungarian nobility


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A Kiko Goat
Kiko Goat

Kiko goats breed year-round, and they are not good at defending themselves.

A Kodkod
Kodkod

The kodkod is among the smallest species of cats in the entire world

A Kinder Goat
Kinder Goat

Best jumper of all goats

Animals that Start with K