Mammals that Start with H

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

A Hamster

Able to run as quickly backwards as forwards!

A Harbor Porpoise
Harbor Porpoise

Surprisingly, not a dolphin!

A Harbor Seal
Harbor Seal

Harbor seals can dive as deep as 1400 feet

A Hare

Can reach speeds of over 50 mph!

A Harp Seal
Harp Seal

The harp seal can migrate up to 3,000 miles every year

A Harrier

Cheerful, tolerant and sweet-tempered!

A Hartebeest

Unlike other animals that move towards the water source, hartebeests move to more arid locations after rainfall.

A Havanese

These are the only dogs that are native to Cuba

A Havapoo

The exact appearance of a Havapoo can vary based on whether the genes of its Poodle or Havanese parent are more dominant.

A Havashire

Both of the Havashire’s parent breeds were very popular among the upper classes.

A Hawaiian Monk Seal
Hawaiian Monk Seal

Hawaiian name is "Ilio-holo-i-ka-uaua," meaning "the dog which runs in rough waters.

A Hedgehog

Thought to be one of the oldest mammals on Earth!

A Highland Cattle
Highland Cattle

Natively found in the Scottish Highlands!

A Himalayan

Also known as the Colorpoint Persian!

A Hippopotamus

Has pink anti-bacterial sweat!

A Hoary Bat
Hoary Bat

The hoary bat travels hundreds of miles south for the winter

A Hokkaido

Known for its bravery and ability to withstand the cold.

A Honduran White Bat
Honduran White Bat

The bat only eats figs.

A Honey Badger
Honey Badger

One of earth's bravest creatures!

A Hooded Seal
Hooded Seal

Hooded seal pups are called bluebacks because the color of the fur on their back is blue-gray. This pretty color made people want to make fur coats out of them and made them a target for hunters.

A Horgi

Horgis have a silly side and love to be the center of attention.

A Horse

Has evolved over 50 million years!

A Howler Monkey
Howler Monkey

Spends 80% of it's time resting!

A Human

Thought to have orignated 200,000 years ago!

A Huntaway

Huntaways have a strong instinct for herding.

A Huskador

Huskadors are gaining in popularity as service dogs.

A Huskita

Huskitas prefer a consistent daily routine with lots of activity.

A Husky

To communicate, Siberian Huskies rarely bark but instead create their own music and howl.

A Husky Jack
Husky Jack

Due to the mix of genes, a Husky Jack’s coat may be a variety of colors including black, gray, white, red, sable, or mixed colors.

A Huskydoodle

Huskydoodles are known for their jumping abilities!

A Hyena

There are four different species!

Alphabetical List of Mammals that Start with H

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