Animals that Start with N

Read below for information on 20 different animals that start with the letter N, from Neanderthal to nurse sharks. The most popular animal that starts with the letter N are Numbats. It is believed there are only 1,500 remaining in the wild. The least popular N animal is the nightingale, a vocal bird species known for its early morning song. Some fun facts about letter N name animals are:

  • Newts can regrow damaged or lost limbs
  • Nurse sharks are largely docile and non threatening to humans
  • Due to extensive conservation efforts, north american black bears are one of only two bear species not listed on IUCN’s endangered species list

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A Neanderthal
Neanderthal

Roamed Asia and Europe for around 100,000 years!

A Norfolk Terrier
Norfolk Terrier

Fearless but not aggressive!


Animals that Start with N

A Naked Mole Rat
Naked Mole Rat

Naked mole rats don’t get cancer

A Narwhal
Narwhal

Lives and hunts in the frigid Arctic!

A Neanderthal
Neanderthal

Roamed Asia and Europe for around 100,000 years!

A Neapolitan Mastiff
Neapolitan Mastiff

Fearless and extremely protective of it's home!

A Newfoundland
Newfoundland

Introduced by Vikings more than 1,000 years ago!

A Newfypoo
Newfypoo

Newfypoos have a thick oily coat that can be hard to groom.

A Newt
Newt

Able to regrow lost or damaged limbs!

A Nigerian Goat
Nigerian Goat

Produces a lot of milk for its small size

A Nightingale
Nightingale

Named more than 1,000 years ago!

A Nile Crocodile
Nile Crocodile

When a female Nile crocodile’s hatchlings are in danger, she may hide them in a special pouch inside her throat.

A No See Ums
No See Ums

There are more than 5,000 species.

A Norfolk Terrier
Norfolk Terrier

Fearless but not aggressive!

A North American Black Bear
North American Black Bear

Short claws make them good tree climbers!

A Northern Cardinal
Northern Cardinal

Males are a bright red color, also called "cardinal red"

A Norwegian Forest
Norwegian Forest

Has a long, thick double coat of fur!

A Norwich Terrier
Norwich Terrier

Though Norwich terriers are small, they have a reputation for being feisty.

A Nubian Goat
Nubian Goat

The Nubian is a relatively large, proud, and graceful dairy goat that traces its ancestry to India and Egypt.

A Numbat
Numbat

There are less than 1,000 left in the wild!

A Nurse Shark
Nurse Shark

Commonly found in Central American waters!


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A Northern Cardinal
Northern Cardinal

Males are a bright red color, also called "cardinal red"

A Nubian Goat
Nubian Goat

The Nubian is a relatively large, proud, and graceful dairy goat that traces its ancestry to India and Egypt.

A Nigerian Goat
Nigerian Goat

Produces a lot of milk for its small size

Animals that start with the letter N, including the Narwhal & Newt