Read below for information on 24 different animals that start with the letter D, from darwin’s frog to dwarf crocodile. The most popular animal that starts with D is The dodo, an extinct medium sized flightless bird first discovered in the 1590’s. The least popular is the desert tortoise. Some fun facts about D letter animals include:
Fun and playful breed of small dog!
Have an energetic and playful nature!
Camouflages itself as a dead leaf!
There are around 40 different species!
Lives in burrows underground!
Has long drop ears and a long narrow tail!
Only 2,000 left in the wild!
Natively found on the Australian continent!
One of the only schooling Cichlids!
A gentle, loyal and loving breed!
Native to the island of Mauritius!
First domesticated in South-East Asia!
Loyal and affectionate to their family!
Extremely loyal and devoted to it's master!
Can reach speeds of up to 25 mph!
First domesticated 5,000 years ago!
Found in Europe, Africa and Asia!
It's larvae are carnivorous!
Uncommon outside of Europe!
Rows of tiny plates line their teeth!
Closely related to the Manatee!
A friendly and relaxed dog!
Communicates using whistles, squeaks and clicks!
Digs burrows in river banks to rest!