Mammals that Start with B
Published: April 23, 2021
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Mammals that Start with the Letter B
Babirusas can stand on their back hooves to eat leaves on the lower branches of a tree.
Can travel more than four miles a day!
The camel with two humps!
Can reach speeds of 30 km/h!
“Sings” a whale song during breeding season.
Playful and energetic breed!
The Balkan lynx communicates mostly with its ears
Markings give it camouflage!
Bandicoot Many species are endangered or extinct!
This dog has the nickname ‘Mud dog’ because it likes to play in muddy, swamp-like areas.
Alert, affectionate and energetic!
This dog is also known as a Bassetdor or a Basset Lab.
A friendly and intelligent hunting dog that loves nothing more than to spend time with its owner.
Forget the training when not rewarded!
Basset hounds have been around since the 7th century, but the bassetoodle made its first appearance in the 2000s.
Detects prey using echolocation!
Bat-eared foxes can run up to 35 MPH!
The Bea-Tzu has a fast-growing coat
An excellent companion for cats!
Beagadors like to dig, so make sure your garden has a good fence around it.
Have become popular family pets!
This dog can perform a wide range of exotic and acrobatic tricks that are not expected of a dog this size.
These dogs have great sniffer abilities
Beagos are good swimmers like their Golden Retriever parent.
There are 8 different species!
Weekly brushing is mandatory!
Beaskis love to play, so get ready to go on plenty of long walks.
The Beauceron is named after the place of its origin (Beauce) in France
Builds a dam from sticks and leaves!
Highly active and intelligent dogs!
Beefalo meat is leaner and higher in protein than beef
The sheepdog is also known as the Groenendael. All four Belgian varieties have nicknames for Belgian villages.
The first breed to win an AKC Herding Championship.
The most numerous species of tiger!
Bergamascos are excellent problem solvers; they were bred to be independent as they work alongside their nomadic shepherd owners.
Berger means shepherd in French
The Bernedoodle was first bred in 2003 to create a dog with a similar temperament to the Bernese Mountain Dog that would have a longer lifespan.
Very loyal, faithful and affectionate!
Bernese shepherds prefer cool climates
Live in bamboo forests 15,000 feet above sea level
Gentle mannered, playful and affectionate!
Despite its small size, the alert nature and sharp bark of this canine make it a good watch dog.
A toy terrier dog and is elegant and tri-colored.
Bighorn rams can run at speeds up to 40 miles per hour when fighting for dominance.
In Australia, the chocolate bilby replaces the chocolate bunny for Easter.
Also known as the Asian Bearcat!
Largest mammal in North America!
This dog has its own unique howl.
Confident, calm and highly intelligent!
Black footed ferrets are the only ones native to North America.
Affectionate, gentle and even-tempered!
Originated in Texas in the mid 1800s!
The Blue Picardy is also known as the Epagneul Bleu de Picardie in French
The largest animal on Earth
Has an uncanny knack for problem-solving!
About double the size of a domestic cat!
Boggles at animal rescues are often mistaken for pitbulls because they have a similar facial structure.
Boglen terriers are also occasionally known as boggles.
From the northern Italian city of Bologna!
Bred to look like a black panther!
Long and heavy spiralled horns!
Shares 97% of the same DNA as humans!
Boradors make excellent police dogs and are used often on search and rescue missions.
Highly intelligent and alert breed!
Small, rough-coated breed of terrier!
Bordoodles are much quieter than other Doodles and require far less exercise.
Most Borkies inherit the signature howl of their Beagle parent.
Known to use large leaves as umbrellas!
The smallest species of elephant!
Friendly, lovable and very strong!
Stays in groups from 15 to 2,000 in number!'
The name Bouvier des Flandres means cowherd of Flanders in French
Bowhead Whales can make hundreds of distinct songs they use to communicate with one another.
Boxadors are extremely smart and catch onto backyard games very quickly!
Bright, energetic and playful!
The Boxerdoodle has a strong hunting dog lineage.
Boxers were bred to be working war dogs, and their boxsky descendants still love to help out on ranches and other outdoor jobs.
Boxweilers come in a variety of colors, but they usually feature the subtle brindle pattern that their boxer parents are so famous for.
Enthusiastic working dog!
Small body and tri-coloured coat!
The breed was formerly known as the Brittany spaniel
A dominant predator in it's environment!
These small, confident dogs have no fear of approaching much larger dogs.
The Brussels Griffon prefers to live with another dog so they have a companion to play with.
Has no real natural predators!
Unpredictable and aggressive temperament!
Friendly, loving and docile!
Courageous, loyal and calm!
Adoring, elegant and affectionate!
In a series of leaps, this creature can cover almost 30 feet of distance in just a few seconds.
Alphabetical List of Mammals that Start with B
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