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Read below for information on 21 different animals that start with the letter T, from the small tang fish to turkeys. The most popular animal that starts with the letter T is the tiger, the largest cat species in the world. The least popular T animal is the tropicbird, so named for its habitat in tropical cliffs. Interesting facts about letter T animals include:

Tang (Acanthuridae)Tang
Found around shallow coral reefs!
Tapanuli Orang-utan (Pongo tapanuliensis)Tapanuli Orang-utan
Inhabits an isolated mountain range in northwestern Sumatra!
Tapir (Tapirus)Tapir
Most closely related to horses and rhinos!
Tarsier (Tarsius)Tarsier
Each eye weighs more than their whole brain!
Tasmanian Devil (Sarcophilus Harrisii)Tasmanian Devil
Exclusively found on the island of Tasmania!
Tawny Owl (Strix Aluco)Tawny Owl
The most widespread owl in Europe!
Termite (Isoptera)Termite
Their mounds can be up to 9 meters tall!
Tetra (Paracheirodon Axelrodi)Tetra
Native to the freshwater streams of South America!
Thorny Devil (Moloch Horridus)Thorny Devil
Found only on mainland Australia!
Tibetan MastiffTibetan Mastiff
Originally bred in the Himalayan mountains!
TiffanyTiffany
Eye colour intensifies with age!
Tiger (Panthera Tigris)Tiger
The largest feline in the world!
Tiger Salamander (Ambystoma Tigrinum)Tiger Salamander
Found across the North American wetlands!
Tiger Shark (Galeocerdo Cuvier)Tiger Shark
The fourth biggest species of shark in the world!
Tortoise (Geochelone Elegans)Tortoise
Can live until they are more than 150 years old!
Toucan (Ramphastos Toco)Toucan
There are more than 40 different species!
Tree Frog (Hyla)Tree Frog
Found in warmer jungles and forests!
Tropicbird (Phaethon)Tropicbird
Nests on tropical islands and cliffs!
Tuatara (Sphenodon Punctatus)Tuatara
Only found on a few of New Zealand's islands!
Turkey (Meleagris)Turkey
Closely related to pheasants and chickens!
Turkish AngoraTurkish Angora
A breed that originated in central Turkey!