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Animals that Start with A

Animals that Start with A
Written by Rakesh Kumar

Animals that Start with A


Animals that Start with A : – In this section we will read about Animals that Start with A in English and what are the examples of Animals that Start with A in English, we will read in detail about all these.


In the previous post we have read in detail about Yellow Fruits Name List”.


Below you’ll find an alphabetical list of all the animals around the world that start with the letter a. You’ll find these animals in Australia, Africa, America, Asia, Europe, and even Antarctica.

An interesting fact was included with each species to get a feel for the diversity of animals that’s in this world!


List of Animals Starting with A:-

This is a useful list of animals that start with A in English.




Adelie Penguin


Afghan Hound

African Bush Elephant

African Civet

African Clawed Frog

African Forest Elephant

African Palm Civet

African Penguin

African Tree Frog

African Wild Dog

Ainu Dog

Airedale Terrier


Animals Starting with A:-




Alaskan Malamute


Aldabra Giant Tortoise



Alpine Dachsbracke

Amazon River Dolphin

American Alsatian

American Bulldog

American Cocker Spaniel

American Coonhound

American Eskimo Dog

American Foxhound

American Pit Bull Terrier

American Staffordshire Terrier

American Water Spaniel

Amur Leopard

Anatolian Shepherd Dog





Appenzeller Dog


Animals that Start with A:-

Arctic Fox

Arctic Hare

Arctic Wolf


Asian Elephant

Asian Giant Hornet

Asian Palm Civet

Asiatic Black Bear


Australian Cattle Dog

Australian Kelpie Dog

Australian Mist

Australian Shepherd

Australian Terrier



Aye Aye


List of Animals


Interesting Facts of Animals that Start with A:-


No.-1.Aardvark: -Walks on their toes


No.-2.Abyssinian: -The oldest breed of cat in the world


No.-3.Adelie Penguin: -Named after an area in Antarctica


No.-4.Affenpinscher: -Means monkey terrier in German


No.-5.Afghan Hound: -As fast as racehorses


No.-6.African Bush Elephant: -Lives in the Savanna, deserts, and rainforests


No.-7.African Civet: -Omnivores


No.-8.African Clawed Frog: -Burrows in the mud and can lay dormant for up to a year


No.-9.African Forest Elephant: -Can live up to 70 years


No.-10.African Palm Civet: -Weights 3 to 10 pounds


No.-11.African Penguin: -Only penguin species in Africa


No.-12.African Tree Frog: -The average life expectancy is 5 years


No.-13.African Wild Dog: -Known as the painted dog


Animals that start with a letter a


No.-14.Ainu Dog: -They howl like wolves when they’re happy


No.-15.Airedale Terrier: -Largest of the terriers


No.-16.Akbash: -Commonly used as a guard dog


No.-17.Akita: -Named for a region in Japan


No.-18.Alaskan Malamute: -Commonly used as a sled dog


No.-19.Albatross: -Has the largest wingspan of any bird


No.-20.Aldabra Giant Tortoise: -The oldest got to be 255 years old


No.-21.Alligator: -Has two sets of eyelids


No.-22.Alpaca: -Spits up to ten feet


No.-23.Alpine Dachsbracke: -A very slow-moving breed of dog


No.-24.Amazon River Dolphin: -Also known as the Pink Dolphin


No.-25.American Alsatian: -Dog breed developed in California


No.-26.American Bulldog: -Faster and bigger than English Bulldogs


No.-27.American Cocker Spaniel: -The 1st cancer-detecting dog


No.-28.American Coonhound: -Bred to hunt raccoons


No.-29.American Eskimo Dog: -Originated in Germany


Names of animals that start with a


No.-30.American Foxhound: -A great nose for hunting foxes and coyotes


No.-31.American Pit Bull Terrier: -Not accepted by the AKC due to their violent behaviors


No.-32.American Staffordshire Terrier: -Extremely muscular


No.-33.American Water Spaniel: -Almost went extinct


No.-34.Amur Leopard: -The rarest big cat in the world


No.-35.Anatolian Shepherd Dog: -Came to the US for a secret government program


No.-36.Angelfish: -Males and females look the same


No.-37.Ant: -More than 12,000 species of ants


No.-38.Anteater: -They have no teeth


No.-39.Antelope: -Renews their horns every year


No.-40.Appenzeller Dog: -Popular farm dog


No.-41.Arctic Fox: -They mate for life


No.-42.Arctic Hare: -Known as the Polar Rabbit


No.-43.Arctic Wolf: -The inner part of their fur is waterproof


List of Animals Starting with A In English


No.-44.Armadillo: -A Spanish word that translates to “little armored one”


No.-45.Asian Elephant: -The world’s largest land animal


No.-46.Asian Giant Hornet: -The largest hornet in the world


No.-47.Asian Palm Civet: -Active during the night


No.-48.Asiatic Black Bear: -Used for traditional medicine


No.-49.Aurochs: -Both males and females have horns (bigger on males)


No.-50.Australian Cattle Dog: -One of the most intelligent dog breeds


No.-51.Australian Kelpie Dog: -Known to intimidate other animals


No.-52.Australian Mist: -Cat breed developed in Australia


No.-53.Australian Shepherd: -Has the stamina to work all day


No.-54.Australian Terrier: -Has a waterproof double coat


No.-55.Avocet: -Has a curved, upturned beak


No.-56.Axolotl: -Can regrow the same limbs up to five times


No.-57.Aye Aye: -One of the rarest animals in the world








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