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Animals That Start with N

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Read below for information on 10 different animals that start with the letter N, from neanderthal to nurse sharks. The most popular animal that starts with the letter N are numbats. It is believed there are only 1,500 remaining in the wild. The least popular N animal is the nightingale, a vocal bird species known for its early morning song. Some fun facts about letter N animals are:

  • Newts can regrow damaged or lost limbs
  • Nurse sharks are largely docile and non threatening to humans
  • Due to extensive conservation efforts, north american black bears are one of only two bear species not listed on IUCN’s endangered species list
Neanderthal (Homo Sapiens Neanderthalensis)Neanderthal
Roamed Asia and Europe for around 100,000 years!
Neapolitan MastiffNeapolitan Mastiff
Fearless and extremely protective of it's home!
NewfoundlandNewfoundland
Introduced by Vikings more than 1,000 years ago!
Newt (Lissotriton Vulgaris)Newt
Able to regrow lost or damaged limbs!
Nightingale (Luscinia Magarhynchos)Nightingale
Named more than 1,000 years ago!
Norfolk TerrierNorfolk Terrier
Fearless but not aggressive!
North American Black Bear (Ursus americanus)North American Black Bear
Short claws make them good tree climbers!
Norwegian ForestNorwegian Forest
Has a long, thick double coat of fur!
Numbat (Myrmecobius Fasciatus)Numbat
There are less than 1,000 left in the wild!
Nurse Shark (Ginglymostoma Cirratum)Nurse Shark
Commonly found in Central American waters!