Read below for information on 54 different animals that start with the letter C, from caiman to cuttlefish. The most popular animal that starts with C is the cheetah - the world's fastest land mammal. The least popular is the common loon, also known as the Great Northern Diver. Some fun facts about C letter animals are:
Can grow to up 6 meters long!
One of the largest lizards in America!
Intelligent, lively and strong!
Can survive without water for 10 months!
Has a strong survival instinct!
Excellent at both diving and swimming
Has 20 different muscles in it's ears!
Wild dog breed discovered in the 1970s!
Can reach speeds of 30mph!
First domesticated by the Ancient Egyptians!
The larvae of a moth or butterfly!
There are nearly 3,000 different species!
Highly playful and affectionate!
There are about 3,000 documented species!
An affectionate hunting dog!
There are more than 160 different species!
Natively found in the European mountains!
The fastest land mammal in the world!
Bright and happy disposition!
First domesticated more than 10,000 years ago!
Curious and devoted personality!
Has 32 teeth including fang-like canines!
Natively found in the Andes Mountain range!
A hairless breed of dog!
A calm and friendly breed!
There are 7 million breeding pairs!
There are 25 different species!
Loyal and affectionate to it's family!
There are more than 1,300 known species!
Has canines that can be two inches long!
Also known as the anemonefish!
Has a thick, soft coat!
Found in dense forests and wet jungles!
Dated to be around 300 million years old!
Form bands of up to 12 individuals!
Gentle and devoted!
The most common raptor in the UK!
Found throughout the European continent!
Also known as the Great Northern Diver
Most active in wet weather!
Thought to be around 70,000 different species!
Found in tropical forest edges!
Largest feline in North America
There are nearly 1.5 million worldwide!
Also known as the Prairie Wolf!
There are 93 different crab groups
Found throughout the South-East Asian jungles!
Many are critically endangered species!
Has long yellow eyebrows!
Have changed little in 200 million years!
Less than 300 remaining!
A lively and fun-loving breed!
Has a long, strong prehensile tail!
Found throughout the world's oceans!