C is for Cat and More: 50+Animal names starting with C

Animal names starting with c

Can you name all of the Animal names starting with C? Here’s a list to get you started.

They are categorized on the basis of their habitats such as terrestrial and sea etc.

Here is a list to get you started:

Endangered Animals

  • Chimpanzee
  • Common Bottlenose Dolphin
  • Continental Tiger
  • Cross River Gorilla

Wild Animals

Animal names starting with c
  • Capybara
  • Cheetah
  • Caracal
  • Chinchilla
  • Chinstrap Penguin
  • Chipmunk
  • Clouded Leopard
  • Cougar
  • Coyote

Domestic Animals

  • Camel
  • Cat
  • Cairn Terrier (Dog Breed)
  • Canaan Dog (Dog Breed)
  • Cow

Freshwater Animals

Animal names starting with c
  • Catfish
  • Crab

Sea Creatures

  • Clownfish
  • Coral
  • Cuttlefish


Animal names starting with c
  • Canary
  • Caracara
  • Cassowary
  • Chickadee
  • Chicken
  • Cockatoo
  • Coot
  • Crane
  • Crow
  • Cuckoo


  • Calf Forg
  • Canadian Toad
  • Canyon Tree Frog


  • Caiman Lizard
  • Chameleon
  • Crocodile


Animal names starting with c
  • Camel Spider
  • Caterpillar
  • Centipede
  • Cockroach

Interesting Facts about Animal names starting with C

  • The Crocodile is the biggest reptile on earth.
  • Corals clean the water they live in.
  • A cockroach can survive up to a week without its head.
  • Cranes are considered the world’s tallest flying birds.
  • Crabs walk and swim sideways.
  • To keep the sand out of their eyes, a camel has three sets of eyelids and two sets of eyelashes.
  • Capybaras can sleep in the water.
  • Chimpanzees and Humans have 95% to 98% similar genetic constitutions.

Names Of Animals Starting With C

Male Animal Names

  • Caddy
  • Caeser
  • Cai
  • Caleb
  • Calvin
  • Carl
  • Carlos
  • Casper
  • Cato
  • Cedric

Female Animal Names

  • Cagney
  • Caira
  • Camilla
  • Cara
  • Cardi
  • Carla
  • Carolin
  • Casie
  • Cathy
  • Caitlyn

Fun Animal Names

  • Candy
  • Can-Can
  • Carina
  • Charlie
  • Ceder
  • Cella
  • Cyndi
  • Cera
  • Cessy
  • Chantal

We could go on, but we think you get the idea!

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