Animals that Start with Z

Read below for information on 11 different animals that start with the letter Z, from Zebra to Zorse. The most popular animal that starts with Z is the zonkey, the least popular is the zebra shark. Some fun facts about Z name animals include:

  • Both the Zorse and Zonkey are both crossbred animals. Zorses have one zebra and one horse parent. Zonkeys have one zebra parent and one donkey parent
  • Zebra stripes are like fingerprints and are unique to each individual animal.

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Alphabetical List of Animals That Start with Z

Animals that Start with Z

A Zebra

Stripe patterns are unique to each individual!

A Zebra Finch
Zebra Finch

The male zebra finch creates a unique song by drawing inspiration from its parent or tutor

A Zebra Mussels
Zebra Mussels

A female zebra mussel can deposit 30,000 to 1,000,000 eggs each year!

A Zebra Pleco
Zebra Pleco

The zebra pleco is a bottom feeder with a sucker mouth.

A Zebra Shark
Zebra Shark

Can get to be 30 years old in the wild!

A Zebra Snake
Zebra Snake

The zebra snake is a black-hooded species of spitting cobra native to several of the southern countries of Africa.

A Zebra Spitting Cobra
Zebra Spitting Cobra

This snake can spit a distance of nine feet or further!

A Zebu

There are around 75 different species!

A Zonkey

The offspring of Zebra and Donkey parents!

A Zorse

The offspring of a Zebra and Horse parents!

A Zuchon

The breed often changes colors throughout its life, with its puppy coat becoming lighter over the first few years of life, then darkening as he ages.

Animals that start with the letter Z, including the Zebra Shark & Zebu