Mammals that Start with R

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

A Rabbit

There are more than 300 different species!

A Raccoon

Known to wash their food before eating it!

A Raccoon Dog
Raccoon Dog

The only hibernating canine!

A Ragamuffin

Often referred to as "puppy-like," Ragamuffin cats are intelligent, friendly and super personable.

A Ragdoll

One of the larger breeds of domestic cat!

A Raggle

Raggles are known for their energy and curiosity.

A Rat

Omnivores that eat anything!

A Rat Terrier
Rat Terrier

Rat terriers were popular with farmers before 1930 because of their ability to kill rodents.

A Red Deer
Red Deer

A male red deer shows his age in his antlers, which become longer and more branched every year.

A Red Fox
Red Fox

The red fox actually has many different variations of fur, including silver and brown.

A Red Panda
Red Panda

There are less than 3,000 left in the wild!

A Red Squirrel
Red Squirrel

The red squirrel has one of the most impressive memories in the entire animal kingdom

A Red Wolf
Red Wolf

There are only 17-19 in the wild!

A Red-handed Tamarin
Red-handed Tamarin

Red hair on hands on feet!

A Redbone Coonhound
Redbone Coonhound

Originally bred to track raccoons.

A Reindeer

Also known as the Caribou

A Rhinoceros

It's horns are made from keratin!

A River Otter
River Otter

The river otter can hold its breath for up to 8 minutes

A Rock Hyrax
Rock Hyrax

Actually related to Elephants and Manatees!

A Rodents

The capybara, the world’s largest rodent, likes to be in and around bodies of water. Because of this, the Catholic Church in South America decided that it was a fish, and people were allowed to eat it during Lent and First Fridays.

A Roe Deer
Roe Deer

The roe is one of the most popular game animals in Europe

A Rottsky

Many Rottskies have one brown eye and one blue eye.

A Rottweiler

Strong, loyal and self-assured!

A Russell Terrier
Russell Terrier

The Russell Terrier was bred to be a good fox hunter with a keen sense of smell

A Russian Bear Dog
Russian Bear Dog

The bite of a Russian Bear Dog is stronger than a lion’s bite.

A Russian Blue
Russian Blue

First brought to the UK in the 1800s!

Alphabetical List of Mammals that Start with R

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