Animals that Start with T

Read below for information on 43 different animals that start with the letter T, from the small tang fish to turkeys. The most popular animal that starts with the letter T is the tiger, the largest cat species in the world. The least popular T animal is the tropicbird, so named for its habitat in tropical cliffs. Interesting facts about letter T name animals include:


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A Siberian Tiger
Siberian Tiger

Also known as the Amur tiger!

A Siberian Husky
Siberian Husky

Is adequately warm in sub-zero temperatures!


Animals that Start with T

A Taco Terrier
Taco Terrier

Taco terriers are known by a variety of names, including the Chitoxy Toy and the Chiwoxy.

A Tang
Tang

Found around shallow coral reefs!

A Tapanuli Orang-utan
Tapanuli Orang-utan

Inhabits an isolated mountain range in northwestern Sumatra!

A Tapir
Tapir

Most closely related to horses and rhinos!

A Tarpon
Tarpon

Its genus dates back to the Cretaceous period – 113 million years ago

A Tarsier
Tarsier

Each eye weighs more than their whole brain!

A Tasmanian Devil
Tasmanian Devil

Exclusively found on the island of Tasmania!

A Tasmanian Tiger
Tasmanian Tiger

The Tasmanian tiger could open its mouth almost 90 degrees.

A Tawny Owl
Tawny Owl

The most widespread owl in Europe!

A Teddy Roosevelt Terrier
Teddy Roosevelt Terrier

Often just called 'Teddies' by owners

A Tenterfield Terrier
Tenterfield Terrier

These terriers have quick minds and fast feet making them excellent for agility competitions.

A Termite
Termite

Their mounds can be up to 9 meters tall!

A Terrier
Terrier

Terriers were once the greatest dogs in the world.

A Tetra
Tetra

Native to the freshwater streams of South America!

A Texas Heeler
Texas Heeler

Though they are loyal to their family, these dogs can be shy around strangers.

A Thai Ridgeback
Thai Ridgeback

In their native Thailand, Thai Ridgebacks were used to hunt cobras.

A Thorny Devil
Thorny Devil

Found only on mainland Australia!

A Thrush
Thrush

The American robin is called the robin because its red breast reminded European settlers of the robin back in the old country.

A Tibetan Fox
Tibetan Fox

Tibetan foxes are not territorial and will share a hunting ground with other mated pairs.

A Tibetan Mastiff
Tibetan Mastiff

Originally bred in the Himalayan mountains!

A Tibetan Spaniel
Tibetan Spaniel

Originally bred to be a companion dog in Tibetan Buddhist lamaseries.

A Tibetan Terrier
Tibetan Terrier

Tibetan terriers have round, flat, “snow shoe” feet that evolved to give them traction on snowy Himalayan paths

A Tiffany
Tiffany

Eye color intensifies with age!

A Tiger
Tiger

The largest feline in the world!

A Tiger Moth
Tiger Moth

The bright colors of this moth are a signal to predators that it has a terrible taste.

A Tiger Salamander
Tiger Salamander

Found across the North American wetlands!

A Toadfish
Toadfish

Can be heard out of water

A Torkie
Torkie

The Torkie has a soft silky coat

A Tortoise
Tortoise

Can live until they are more than 150 years old!

A Toucan
Toucan

There are more than 40 different species!

A Toy Fox Terrier
Toy Fox Terrier

Hunters still use the toy fox to go into a fox's den and flush the animal out.

A Toy Poodle
Toy Poodle

The word poodle is derived from German, and it means to splash or puddle.

A Tree Frog
Tree Frog

Found in warmer jungles and forests!

A Tree Kangaroo
Tree Kangaroo

It’s the only macropod that lives in trees.

A Tree swallow
Tree swallow

The tree swallow can make more than a dozen distinct vocalizations

A Tropicbird
Tropicbird

Nests on tropical islands and cliffs!

A Tsetse Fly
Tsetse Fly

Tsetse flies are large biting flies that live in the tropical regions of Africa.

A Tuatara
Tuatara

Only found on a few of New Zealand's islands!

A Tuna
Tuna

The tuna has a sleek body that enables it to swim quickly through the water

A Turkey
Turkey

Closely related to pheasants and chickens!

A Turkish Angora
Turkish Angora

A breed that originated in central Turkey!


Alphabetical List of Animals That Start with T

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

A Tiger Moth
Tiger Moth

The bright colors of this moth are a signal to predators that it has a terrible taste.

A Tibetan Spaniel
Tibetan Spaniel

Originally bred to be a companion dog in Tibetan Buddhist lamaseries.

A Thrush
Thrush

The American robin is called the robin because its red breast reminded European settlers of the robin back in the old country.

Animals that start with the letter T, including the Toucan & Thorny Devil