Read below for information on 8 different animals that start with the letter J, rom jackals to jellyfish. The most popular animal that starts with the letter J is the jaguar, the largest wild cat on the American continent. The least popular J animal is the Japanese Macaque, also known as The Snow Monkey. Some fun facts about letter J animals include:
- There are only 72 individual javan rhinoceros in the wild today. All are located in a single national park.
- Jaguars are believed to be named from the Native American work yaguar, meaning ‘he who kills with one leap’
- The immortal jellyfish (turritopsis dohrnii) has the biological ability to live forever
Intelligent, athletic and fearless!
Can maintain speeds of 16 km/h!
The largest feline on the American continent!
Alert, intelligent and independent!
Has cheek pouches for storing food!
Only has a 25cm long horn!
Features that closely resemble a Siamese cat!
Have tentacles around their mouths!