Animals that Start with Y

A-Z Animals tracks 8 animals that start with the letter Y. They include the yak and yellow-eyed penguin (which is the rarest species of penguin!). AZ Animals will be covering many more Y name animals soon.


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Animals that Start with Y

A Yak
Yak

There are only a few left in the wild!

A Yakutian Laika
Yakutian Laika

The Yakute people were likely the first to use dogs to pull sleds, so the Yakutian Laika was probably among the first sled dogs.

A Yellow-Eyed Penguin
Yellow-Eyed Penguin

The rarest species of penguin!

A Yellowfin Tuna
Yellowfin Tuna

The yellowfin forms schools with other tuna species

A Yoranian
Yoranian

These dogs are very intelligent and are great with children.

A Yorkie Bichon
Yorkie Bichon

Yorkie Bichons can come in a wide range of colors including black, white, blonde, gray, golden, or dark brown.

A Yorkie Poo
Yorkie Poo

The Yorkie-Poo originated from the hybrid poodle phase of the late 20th century

A Yorkshire Terrier
Yorkshire Terrier

Highly energetic and eager for adventure!

Alphabetical List of Animals That Start with Y

Animals that Start with Y