Read below for information on 53 different animals that start with the letter A, from aardvark to aye aye. The most popular animal that starts with A is the arctic fox, the least popular is the african elephant. Some fun facts about A letter animals are:
Can move 2ft of soil in just 15 seconds!
The oldest breed of cat in the world!
Eats up to 2kg of food per day!
First bred in 17th century Germany!
First used as a shepherd and hunter!
Can drink up to 50 gallons a day
Secretes up to 4g of musk every week!
A particularly ferocious amphibian!
Have large rounded ears to help keep them cool!
Solitary but gathers in groups!
The only penguin species in Africa!
Found in tropical moist lowland forests!
Also known as the painted dog!
An innate sense of direction!
Very intelligent, independent and strong-minded!
Often used as a guard dog!
Very clean, intelligent and loyal!
Often used as sled dogs!
The largest wingspan of any bird!
One got to be 255 years old!
They have two sets of eyelids!
Good companion and hard-working breed!
Can jump up to 6ft high!
Merry, outgoing, and eager to please!
Easygoing and people-friendly!
Bred to be companion dogs!
Sweet, kind, loyal, and very loving!
A strong-willed, sturdy companion!
Bred to be extremely friendly!
Friendly and intelligent!
The Amur leopard may be the rarest big cat on Earth!
Guards it's master's flocks!
There are 100 different species!
First evolved 100 million years ago!
Found throughout the Southern Hemisphere!
Renew their horns every year!
Herding dog by nature!
Extremely thick winter fur!
Eats berries found in the snow!
Incredibly versatile and adaptive!
Can curl into a hard, protective ball!
Domesticated for hundreds of years!
The largest wasp in the world!
It mainly eats mangos and coffee!
Known to eat 160 different tree-borne fruits in Thailand!
High energy levels and active minds!
Friendly, intelligent and energetic!
First bred in the 1700s!
Sweet, faithful and affectionate!
Spirited, alert and courageous!
Has a curved, upturned beak!
Found only in one complex of lakes!
Thought to be extinct until 1957!