Animals That Start with S
Read below for information on 62 different animals that start with the letter S, from the extinct sabre-toothed tiger to swans. The most popular animal that starts with the letter S is the sloth, a slow-moving creature believed to be distantly related to anteaters and armadillos. The least popular S animal is the striped rocket frog, so named for their incredible jumping abilities. Interesting facts about letter S animals include:
- Stellers sea cows were hunted to extinction in only 17 years
- Servals are medium sized wild cats that can jump over 3 feet high and over 12 feet horizontally when hunting prey
- Sea lions have specially adapted flippers which angle 90 degrees to help them walk on land
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