Mammals that Start with W
Published: April 23, 2021
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Mammals that Start with the Letter W
There are roughly 30 different species!
Inhabits the freezing waters of the Arctic Circle!
Has two sets of tusks on it's face!
Has been domesticated for thousands of years!
The largest Vole species in the UK!
Often flee into water to escape predators
The smallest carnivorous mammal in the world!
The Weimaraner is nicknamed the gray ghost.
This dog is also known as the Weimarpoo, the Weimaranerpoo, and the Weimaranerdoodle.
Welsh Black Cattle were once used as currency in Wales and referred to as “black gold”.
There are two distinct breeds!
The Welsh Terrier has the strength and tenacity to take on foxes and badgers.
Most commonly white in colour!
There are two sub-species!
This dog is known for cocking its head in a curious manner when listening to its owner.
Originally bred as a farm dog, the Wheaten Terrier can be very protective of its domain.
Quiet, gentle and restful dogs!
There are two different types of white ferrets!
The second largest animal on the land!
None have been seen in the wild for 50 years!
One of the world's most intelligent monkeys!
White-tail deer are good swimmers
Although deer are herbivores, they will sometimes eat mice and birds when they can catch them.
Whoodles are good swimmers
Males have a top tusk to sharpen the bottom one!
Can trek more than 1,000 miles every year!
The Wire Fox Terrier was bred from the now extinct Rough Coated Black and Tan Terrier to hunt down foxes.
A Wirehaired Pointing Griffon’s coat makes it look like it has a mustache and beard!
Thought to date back more than 300,000 years!
Releases a strong smelling musk in defence!
Spends most of the day underground!
The reintroduction of wood bison into Alaska is considered one of the world’s best conservation success stories.
Pack rats love shiny objects and will steal your jewelry.
Has a long, strong prehensile tail!
The woolly rhinoceros roamed the earth between three and a half million and 14,000 years ago.
Alphabetical List of Mammals that Start with W
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