Mammals that Start with D

Published: April 23, 2021
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Mammals that Start with the Letter D

A Dachsador

This hybrid dog is also known as a Doxador or a Weinerdor.

A Dachshund

Fun and playful breed of small dog!

A Dalmadoodle

Dalmatians were originally bred to run alongside carriages, and their dalmadoodle descendents have the same long legs and high energy.

A Dalmador

Dalmador breeding skyrocketed after the 16 release of the live-action 101 Dalmatians movie.

A Dalmatian

Have an energetic and playful nature!

A Dapple Dachshund
Dapple Dachshund

A Dapple Dachshund’s dappling pattern may be just one spot, or it may be numerous spots and splashes on their coat.

A Darwin’s fox
Darwin’s fox

It’s not a “true fox.”

A Deer

There are around 40 different species!

A Deer Head Chihuahua
Deer Head Chihuahua

The Chihuahua is the smallest dog breed in the world.

A Deer Mouse
Deer Mouse

Roughly 60 different species of deer mice range from Canada to Central America!

A Deutsche Bracke
Deutsche Bracke

Has long drop ears and a long narrow tail!

A Dhole

Only 2,000 left in the wild!

A Dik-Dik

Dik-diks use a tar-like liquid from their eye glands to mark their territory!

A Diminutive Woodrat
Diminutive Woodrat

The presence of a Nelsonia tail in a tree indicates that these woodrats may be arboreal at times.

A Dingo

Natively found on the Australian continent!

A Doberman Pinscher
Doberman Pinscher

A gentle, loyal and loving breed!

A Dog

First domesticated in South-East Asia!

A Dogo Argentino
Dogo Argentino

Loyal and affectionate to their family!

A Dogue De Bordeaux
Dogue De Bordeaux

Extremely loyal and devoted to it's master!

A Dolphin

Can reach speeds of up to 25 mph!

A Donkey

First domesticated 5,000 years ago!

A Dorgi

The Dorgi is one of the more popular mixed breed dogs.

A Dorkie

Dorkies are so laid-back they sometimes need extra incentive to exercise each day.

A Dormouse

Found in Europe, Africa and Asia!

A Double Doodle
Double Doodle

Exact origin unknown.

A Douc

When these monkeys want to mate, they wiggle their eyebrows.

A Doxiepoo

Doxiepoos are an unpredictable breed that can come in a variety of appearances and sizes.

A Doxle

Doxles have long floppy ears

A Drever

Uncommon outside of Europe!

A Dugong

Closely related to the Manatee!

A Dunker

A friendly and relaxed dog!

A Dusky Dolphin
Dusky Dolphin

Communicates using whistles, squeaks and clicks!

A Dwarf Hamster
Dwarf Hamster

dwarf hamsters love to explore at night.

Alphabetical List of Mammals that Start with D

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