Mammals that Start with C
Published: April 23, 2021
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Mammals that Start with the Letter C
In hot temperatures, they lower their metabolism and become inactive to reduce the amount of water they need to survive
Intelligent, lively and strong!
Can survive without water for 10 months!
Has a strong survival instinct!
They have natural snowshoes
Canadian horses are believed to generate more power per pound of body weight than any other horse breed in the world.
Cane Corsos nearly became extinct in the mid 1900’s, but the breed was revived by a group of Italians. Even so, they still didn’t become known in many other parts of the world until after 1988.
Despite its large, muscular body, the Cape lion actually rests more than 20 hours a day
Excellent at both diving and swimming
Has 20 different muscles in it's ears!
Males and females grow antlers
Wild dog breed discovered in the 1970s!
Cashmere goat are named after Kashmir regions of India and Pakistan
First domesticated by the Ancient Egyptians!
The state of Louisiana's only native dog breed
This breed is called the Gos d’Atura Catala in native Catalan and Pastor Catalan in Spanish, both of which roughly translate to mean Catalan Sheepdog
Females are more territorial than males, but you can train this behavior out of them.
The Cavador is a good service dog.
Highly playful and affectionate!
The temperament of a Cavapoo allows this breed to make an excellent family dog as well as a great therapy dog.
An affectionate hunting dog!
This breed is also known as the Bohemian Terrier (Bohemia was an historical Medieval kingdom and a region of the modern Czech Republic)
Natively found in the European mountains!
Some Cheagles have an excellent sense of smell.
The fastest land mammal in the world!
Bright and happy disposition!
Curious and devoted personality!
Has 32 teeth including fang-like canines!
Natively found in the Andes Mountain range!
These dogs have a blue and black tongue.
A calm and friendly breed!
There are 25 different species!
The Chipoo was first bred in the 1970s
Chiweenies travel especially well.
Chorkies are very fond of their owners and will love to sit in their laps for long amounts of time!
Loyal and affectionate to it's family!
The Chow Shepherd is also known as the Sheprachow.
A newborn cinnamon bear weighs 1/2 pound -- about the same as a large apple.
A ferret’s heartrate is 200 to 250 beats a minute.
Has canines that can be two inches long!
Found in dense forests and wet jungles!
The Cockalier has very strong hunting ancestry.
Cockapoos became popular in the 1960s as a sweet, family dog.
Form bands of up to 12 individuals!
Most active in wet weather!
Corgidors are herding dogs that typically help out on cattle farms.
These dogs are highly intelligent and are easy to train.
One of the Corkie’s parent breeds, the Cocker Spaniel, was thought to have come over on the Mayflower.
Corman Shepherds can be great watchdogs and are often very protective of their owners.
The soft coat of the Coton de Tulear is the result of a singular genetic mutation early in the breed's development.
Found in tropical forest edges!
The Second Largest feline in North America
There are nearly 1.5 billion worldwide!
Also known as the Prairie Wolf!
Found throughout the South-East Asian jungles!
The crabeater seal doesn’t actually eat crab at all, but instead krill
The cross fox’s tail is bushier than the tail of the average red fox
A lively and fun-loving breed!
Has a long, strong prehensile tail!
This breed is also known as the Czechoslovakian Vlcak (the name for the German Shepherd).
Alphabetical List of Mammals that Start with C
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