Animals that Start with O

Read below for information on 27 different animals that start with the letter O, from ocelot to oyster. The most popular animal that starts with the letter O is the ocelot, a small cat also known as the painted leopard. The least popular O animal is the orangutan. Some can grow to be up to 200lbs, making them one of the largest primates in the world. Some fun facts about letter O name animals are:


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Alphabetical List of Animals That Start with O

Animals that Start with O

A Oak Toad
Oak Toad

The toad doesn't hop.

A Ocelot
Ocelot

Also known as the Painted Leopard!

A Octopus
Octopus

There are around 300 different species!

A Oenpelli python
Oenpelli python

Oenpelli pythons are unusually thin for a python.

A Okapi
Okapi

Eats more than 100 different types of plant!

A Old English Sheepdog
Old English Sheepdog

Intelligent, sociable and playful!

A Olive Baboon
Olive Baboon

Olive baboons will sometimes form strong friendships with each other

A Olive python
Olive python

The olive python is a gentle giant that is rarely aggressive.

A Olive Sea Snake
Olive Sea Snake

Olive sea snakes can stay underwater for two hours without taking a breath.

A Olm
Olm

Inhabits dark underwater caves

A Opah
Opah

Opah are brightly colored, with red-orange fins and a silvery body.

A Opossum
Opossum

Thought to be immune to certain snake venom!

A Orang-utan
Orang-utan

Shares 97% of its DNA with humans!

A Orange-Crowned Warbler
Orange-Crowned Warbler

Often mistaken for the Tennessee Warblers, which are equally dull.

A Orb Weaver
Orb Weaver

Females are about four times the size of males

A Ornithomimus
Ornithomimus

Ornithomimus translates from Greek to mean “bird mimic.”

A Ortolan Bunting
Ortolan Bunting

The tradition of hiding your face with a napkin or towel while eating this bird was begun by a priest who was a friend of the great French gastronome Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin.

A Oscar Fish
Oscar Fish

The Oscar fish has teeth in its throat!

A Ostrich
Ostrich

The largest bird in the world!

A Otter
Otter

There are 13 different species worldwide

A Otterhound
Otterhound

Otterhounds have webbed feet making them great swimmers!

A Oviraptor
Oviraptor

Oviraptor means "egg thief" or "egg seizer," though they were quite protective of their own eggs.

A Owl
Owl

The owl can rotate its head some 270 degrees

A Oyster
Oyster

Can process up to 10 litres of water an hour!

A Oyster Toadfish
Oyster Toadfish

The oyster toadfish can produce poison to protect itself


A Ocelot
Ocelot

Also known as the Painted Leopard!

A Old English Sheepdog
Old English Sheepdog

Intelligent, sociable and playful!

Newest Animals that Start with the Letter O

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

A Opah
Opah

Opah are brightly colored, with red-orange fins and a silvery body.

A Olive python
Olive python

The olive python is a gentle giant that is rarely aggressive.

Animals that start with the letter O, including the Ocelot & Old English Sheepdog