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Names of Animals Starting with J

Names of Animals Starting with J
Written by Rakesh Kumar

Names of Animals Starting with J


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


In the previous post we have read in detail about Types of Pronouns”.


Are you searching for names of animals that start with J? Below you’ll find an alphabetical list of animals starting with the letter j. These animals come from all over the world, such as Asia, Africa, the Americas, and Europe.

Each animal includes an interesting fact to go with it, such as size, habits, origin, traits, and the list goes on! The animals that are in this world are so diverse and each one is unique.


Names of Animals Starting with J:-





Jack Rabbit

Jack Russel




Japanese Chin

Japanese Hare

Japanese Macaque


Animals that Start with J:-

Japanese Mole

Japanese Squirrel

Javan Langur

Javan Pig

Javan Pipistrelle

Javan Rhinoceros

Javan Slit-faced Bat

Javan Tree Shrew





Jico Deer Mouse

John Dory

Jumping Spider


Jungle Cat


Jungle Palm Squirrel

Jungle Shrew


Names of Animals Starting with J:-

Junin Grass Mouse

Junin Red Squirrel

Juniper Vole

List of Animals Starting with J


Animals that Start with Facts:-

No.-1.Jabiru: -The tallest flying bird of Central and South America.


No.-2.Jacamar: -Found in the forests of South and Central America.


No.-3.Jacana: -These birds appear to walk on water, so they are also called ‘Jesus birds’.


No.-4.Jackal: -A type of canine that’s related to dogs, coyotes, foxes, and wolves.


No.-5.Jack Rabbit: -Despite their name, these animals are hares with all six species being found in North America.


List of  Animals Starting with J:

No.-6.Jack Russel: -A working breed that’s very active and intelligent.


No.-7.Jaeger: -Known to steal the prey of other seabirds.


No.-8.Jaguar: -The third-largest species of cat in the world. (after the tiger and the lion)


No.-9.Jaguarundi: -A wild cat that is found in Texas, Mexico, and throughout South America.


No.-10.Japanese Chin: -They aren’t from Japan but are actually from China.


No.-11.Japanese Hare: -A species of hare that is indeed native to Japan.


No.-12.Japanese Macaque: -Also called snow money because they often live in snowy regions.


No.-13.Japanese Mole: -Also known as Temminck’s mole that is native to East Asia.


No.-14.Japanese Squirrel: -This squirrel can glide with its membrane by stretching from its forelimbs.


No.-15.Javan Langur: -Found in Java, Bali, and Indonesia, and this species rarely goes to the ground.


No.-16.Javan Pig: -Mainly a solitary animal who is nocturnal and crepuscular.


No.-17.Javan Pipistrelle: -A species of small bat found in Europe, North Africa, and SouthWest Asia.


No.-18.Javan Rhinoceros: -They live for around 30-45 years in the wild.


No.-19.Javan Slit-faced Bat: -They get their name from the long, vertical slit that runs across the top of their flattened noseleaf.


No.-20.Javan Tree Shrew: -They have the highest brain to body mass ratio of any animal.



Animals Starting with J

No.-21.Javanese: -A cat that is extremely muscular and can perform kitty acrobatics.


No.-22.Jay: -These birds mimic hawks.


No.-23.Jellyfish: -Invertebrates which means they don’t have backbones.


No.-24.Jerboa: -A small rodent that looks like a miniature kangaroo.


No.-25.Jico Deer Mouse: -A species of rodent found only in Mexico.


No.-26.John Dory: -On either side of its body, this fish has a circular marking that is used to startle predators.


No.-27.Jumping Spider: -Known for having extremely good vision.


No.-28.Junco: -Also known as American sparrows.


No.-29.Jungle Cat: -Also called the reed cat and the swamp cat.


No.-30.Junglefowl: -In the same family as chickens and pheasants.


Animals that Start with J:-

No.-31.Jungle Palm Squirrel: -Endemic to India and unlike other species of squirrels, they don’t hibernate during the winter.


No.-32.Jungle Shrew: -It is threatened by habitat loss and is endemic to Sri Lanka.


No.-33.Junin Grass Mouse: -This rodent is only found in Peru.


No.-34.Junin Red Squirrel: -A large tree squirrel that’s the body is covered in dark red fur.


No.-35.Juniper Vole: -A species of rodent found in Afghanistan, China, Pakistan, and Tajikistan.



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