Do you know any names of animals that start with K? Below is an alphabetical list of animals starting with the letter k. These animals are found all over the world, each having unique characteristics. Each animal will have an interesting fact to go with it so that you can better understand each animal’s habits, origins, sizes, and so much more!
Animals that Start with K
List of Animals Starting with K
Below are some animals that start with K in English.
- Kangaroo Rat
- Keel-Billed Toucan
- Killer Whale
- King Cobra
- King Crab
- King Penguin
- Kirk’s Dik-Dik
- Kivu Shrew
- Komodo Dragon
- Korean Field Mouse
- Korean Hare
- Korinch’s Rat
Animals that Start with K | Facts & Pictures
A bird that is only found on the islands of New Caledonia which is a French territory in the Pacific Ocean.
A large flightless bird that is only found in New Zealand and is also known as the owl parrot.’
They belong to the animal family Macropus, which literally means “bigfoot.”
These creatures move around by hopping.
They hear each other with ears on their front legs.
The national bird of Belize.
This dog breed is better suited for colder weather than heat.
Are falcons that are able to hover in one place while hunting for food.
Are apex predators which means they’re top of the food chain.
Their main predator in a mongoose because the mongoose is immune to its venom.
Their blood is blue and they’re considered dedicated mothers.
Has the longest breeding cycle of all the penguin species and they don’t build nests.
These birds close their eyes as they dive into the water.
Also known as honey bear’ because it looks like a bear cub that enjoys honey.
One out of the four small antelopes.
The most populous species of raptor with about six million in the world. You can find them in Europe, Asia, Africa, and Australia.
Found in the Democratic Republic of Congo and Rwanda.
These birds are only found in New Zealand, and when they evolved, there were no predatory land mammals in New Zealand.
An extremely small African antelope species, weighing between 22 and 40 pounds.
Most knifefish use electricity to find their way around and to find their prey.
Despite their appearances, they aren’t bears.
A species of antelope native to more than fifteen African countries.
A species of rare feline that is found in the wilderness of South America.
Their name came from rumors of a large dragon-like lizard appearing in the Lesser Sunda Islands.
Found in Australia and New Guinea.
Korean Field Mouse
Also known as the Korean wood mouse.’
A species of hare found in the Korean Peninsula and adjoining parts of Northeastern China.
A rodent only found in western Sumatra and Indonesia.
A critically endangered species of wild cattle that’s found in Southeast Asia.
This animal doesn’t need to find a source of water because it gets all of its moisture from prey.
Swarms of krill are visible from space. They also have the largest biomass on Earth.
These antelopes have horns that are shaped like spirals.
Wild donkeys are found in zoos and safari parks.
Animals Starting with K | Picture
Common Names of Animals that Start with K in English