Discover the Animal Names Starting with D

Animal names starting with d

Did you know that there are two animal names starting with D that once walked on the Earth and are now nowhere to be seen?

Can you name them?

Well, you might have guessed it, one is the Dinosaur and another is the bird Dodo.

Many other animal names start with D and they have amazing facts connected to them.

Let’s check them out in this guide below:

Endangered Animal Names starting with D

  • Dugong
  • Dolphin
  • Darwin’s Fox
  • Dhole

Wild Animal Names starting with D

Animal names starting with d
  • Deer
  • Dik Dik
  • Dormouse
  • Douc

Domestic Animals starting with D

  • Dog
  • Donkey
  • Devon Rex (Cat Breed)
  • Dachshund (Dog Breed)
  • Dalmatian (Dog Breed)
  • Doberman

Freshwater Animals Starting with D

  • Danios
  • Dusky Dolphin

Sea Water Animals Starting with D

Animal names starting with d
  • Dragonfish
  • Drumfish

Birds starting with D

  • Duck
  • Dove
  • Dunnock

Amphibians starting with D

  • Darwin’s Frog
  • Desert Rain Frog

Reptiles starting with D

  • Dumeril’s Boa
  • Draco Volans Lizard
  • Diamond Python
  • Death Adder

Insects starting with D

Animal names starting with d
  • Dung Beetle
  • Dubia Cockroach
  • Dragonfly
  • Dog Tick
  • Diamond Back Moth
  • Desert Locust

Interesting Facts About Animal Names starting with D

  • The Desert Frog can camouflage itself in the form of a dry leaf.
  • A Dik Dik is named after the sound that it makes when it gets frightened.
  • There are more than 40 species of Deer.
  • Dolphins can swim up to 25mphs.
  • Dragonfly larvae are carnivorous.

Names Of Animals Starting with D

Male Animal Names

  • Dylan
  • Dash
  • Duke
  • Drake
  • Dug
  • Dan
  • Dobie
  • Devan

Female Animal Names

  • Dolly
  • Diva
  • Dora
  • Diana
  • Dede
  • Delta
  • Doja
  • Destiny

Do you know more animal names that start with D? Feel free to come up with the names you know in the comments section.

You can also check out the alphabet series of animals from A-Z to get more idea about the animal kingdom.

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