Picture of a tiger, which starts with the letter t

Animals That Start With T (Full List)

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There are a large number of animals that start with the letter T. They come from all different classes; from mammals and birds to reptiles and amphibians, and even fish. These animals vary in size, appearance, and function throughout the animal kingdom.

Here are a few of the most common animals before we dive into an extensive list of the animals with a T at the beginning of their name. 

  • Tiger
  • Tasmanian Devil
  • Terrier
  • Turtle
  • Tortoise
  • Turkey
  • Trout
  • Toucan

Hopefully, this article will satisfy your curiosity about animals that start with T!

21 Mammals That Start With a T

  1. Tiger 
  2. Terrier
  3. Two-Toed Sloth
  4. Three-Toed Sloth
  5. Tamaskan (Dog)
  6. Texas Heeler (Dog)
  7. Thai Ridgeback (Dog)
  8. Tenterfield Terrier (Dog)
  9. Tibetan Mastiff (Dog)
  10. Tibetan Spaniel (Dog)
  11. Toy Poodle
  12. Tree Kangaroo
  13. Tasmanian Devil 
  14. Takin
  15. Tapir
  16. Tarsier
  17. Teddy Bear Hamster
  18. Tapanuli Orangutang 
  19. Tibetan Fox
  20. Tennessee Walking Horse
  21. Thomson’s Gazelle

What These Mammals Eat

Mammals cover such a wide variety of species that narrowing down their appetites to a short list is difficult, however, mammals are considered omnivores because their class eats both plants and other animals. 

Here are the main foods they take in.

  • Meat (other animals)
  • Plants
  • Fruits
  • Bark
  • Leaves

16 Birds That Start With a T

  1. Turkey
  2. Turkey Vulture
  3. Toucan
  4. Tawny Owl
  5. Tamaulipas Pygmy Owl
  6. Taiwan Blue Magpie
  7. Three Roed Woodpecker
  8. Thrush
  9. Tree Creeper
  10. Tree Swallow
  11. Tree Sparrow
  12. Tropic Bird
  13. Tufted Titmouse
  14. Tennessee Warbler
  15. Trumpeter Swan
  16. Tawny Frogmouth

What These Birds Eat

Birds can are also omnivores, but a majority on our T list stick to a wide variety of greens and nuts, only owls and the Toucan from our list eat other animals. 

  • Meat (other animals)
  • Eggs
  • Fish
  • Fruits
  • Nuts and Acorns
  • Seeds
  • Insects
  • Grasses
  • Grain

22 Reptiles That Start With a T

  1. Tortoise
  2. Turtle
  3. Tabasco Mud Turtle
  4. Tiger Shark
  5. Tiger RattleSnake
  6. Tuatara
  7. Tree Snake
  8. Taipan (Snake)
  9. Texas Blind Snake
  10. Texas Coral Snake
  11. Texas Garter Snake
  12. Texas Indigo Snake
  13. Texas Night Snake
  14. Texas Rat Snake
  15. Texas Spiny Lizard
  16. Thorny Devil
  17. Taratuga
  18. Taylor’s Gecko
  19. Teapen Rosebelly Lizard
  20. Texas Aligator Lizard
  21. Tiger Chameleon
  22. Tan Ground Snake

What These Reptiles Eat

Reptiles’ diets vary because they eat other reptiles and amphibians, but also indulge in aquatic greens and veggies. 

  • Meat (other animals)
  • Birds
  • Frogs
  • Rats
  • Leaves
  • Grass
  • Fish
  • Insects

16 Amphibians That Start With a T

  1. Tree Frog
  2. Tailed Frog
  3. Tentacled Snake
  4. Tire Track Eel
  5. Tiger Salamander
  6. Texas Salamander
  7. Texas Toad
  8. Tomato Frog
  9. Turtle Frog
  10. Two-Lined Salamander
  11. Tire Track Eel
  12. Tuwa Flying Frog
  13. Tree-Hole Frog
  14. Tokyo Salamander
  15. Tellico Salamander
  16. Taurus Frog

What These Amphibians Eat

Amphibians are usually very small creatures and will eat practically anything they can.

  • Insects
  • Slugs
  • Snails
  • Birds

16 Fish That Start With a T

  1. Trout
  2. Thresher Shark
  3. Tuna
  4. Tapah Catfish
  5. Tarpon
  6. Tang
  7. Tarpon
  8. Telescope Fish
  9. Tetra
  10. Toad Fish
  11. Tiger Tilapia
  12. Tiger RayTwo-Spot Pink Bagrid
  13. Tiger Shovelnose Catfish
  14. Tiger Loach
  15. Three-Spot Earth Eater
  16. T-Barb

What These Fish Eat

Fish tends to eat a combination of tiny insects and other fish, or whatever they come by while swimming in the ocean or a lake.

  • Worms
  • Other Fish
  • Insects
  • Snakes
  • Turtles
  • Frogs

Learn more about the animals that begin with other letters in our series of posts on the subject:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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