Mammals that Start with T

Updated: January 24, 2023
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Mammals that start with the letter T

A Taco Terrier
Taco Terrier

Taco terriers are known by a variety of names, including the Chitoxy Toy and the Chiwoxy.

A Takin

The takin can leap some 6 feet through the air

A Tapanuli Orangutan
Tapanuli Orangutan

Inhabits an isolated mountain range in northwestern Sumatra!

A Tapir

Most closely related to horses and rhinos!

A Tarsier

Each eye weighs more than their whole brain!

A Tasmanian Devil
Tasmanian Devil

Exclusively found on the island of Tasmania!

A Tasmanian Tiger
Tasmanian Tiger

The Tasmanian tiger could open its mouth almost 90 degrees.

A Teacup Miniature Horse
Teacup Miniature Horse

Female teacup minis become sexually mature between 2 and 5 years old, but breeders typically wait until their horse is 3 before letting her reproduce to prevent complications.

A Teddy Bear Hamster
Teddy Bear Hamster

The oldest recorded teddy bear hamster was six and a half.

A Teddy Roosevelt Terrier
Teddy Roosevelt Terrier

The breed was named in President Theodore Roosevelt's honor when it was officially recognized in 1999.

A Tennessee Walking Horse
Tennessee Walking Horse

There's a national celebration of Tennessee Walkers each year

A Tenrec

Hedgeho-like nocturnal insectivore

A Tenterfield Terrier
Tenterfield Terrier

These terriers have quick minds and fast feet making them excellent for agility competitions.

A Terrier

Terriers were once the greatest dogs in the world.

A Texas Heeler
Texas Heeler

Though they are loyal to their family, these dogs can be shy around strangers.

A Thai Ridgeback
Thai Ridgeback

In their native Thailand, Thai Ridgebacks were used to hunt cobras.

A Tibetan Fox
Tibetan Fox

Tibetan foxes are not territorial and will share a hunting ground with other mated pairs.

A Tibetan Mastiff
Tibetan Mastiff

Originally bred in the Himalayan mountains!

A Tibetan Spaniel
Tibetan Spaniel

Originally bred to be a companion dog in Tibetan Buddhist lamaseries.

A Tibetan Terrier
Tibetan Terrier

Tibetan terriers have round, flat, “snow shoe” feet that evolved to give them traction on snowy Himalayan paths

A Tiffany

Chantilly cats are a mixed-breed cross between a Burmese cat and a long-haired Asian cat.

A Tiger

The largest feline in the world!

A Torkie

The Torkie is alert and very vocal so it makes a great watchdog.

A Toy Fox Terrier
Toy Fox Terrier

Hunters use the toy fox terrier to go into a fox's den and flush the animal out.

A Toy Poodle
Toy Poodle

The word poodle is derived from German, and it means "to splash" or "puddle."

A Transylvanian Hound
Transylvanian Hound

The Transylvanian Hound is also known as the Erdelyi Kopo in Hungarian

A Tree Kangaroo
Tree Kangaroo

It’s the only macropod that lives in trees.

A Treeing Tennessee Brindle
Treeing Tennessee Brindle

Coarse baying cries during the hunt changes at the tree

A Treeing Walker Coonhound
Treeing Walker Coonhound

In addition to raccoons, these dogs can track bears, bobcats, cougars, and deer with ease.

A Tuatara

Only found on a few of New Zealand's islands!

A Turkish Angora
Turkish Angora

A breed that originated in central Turkey!

List of Mammals that start with the letter T

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