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Animals that Start with C

There are so many amazing animals out there and today I want to share my list of animals that start with C. Some are pretty common and others are more exotic ones that you may not have heard of before.

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Maybe you need to come up with some sort of show and tell that involves animals or maybe you are playing a game like Scattergories and you need to think of an animal that begins with the letter C. No matter why you need to think of animals that begin with the letter C I have a long list of animals for you to choose from!

Common Animals that Start with C

  1. Cat
  2. Cow
  3. Camel
  4. Cheetah
  5. Chimpanzee
  6. Crocodile
  7. Coyote
  8. Cardinal (bird)
  9. Canary
  10. Cockatoo
  11. Crane (bird)
  12. Cobra (snake)
  13. Clam
  14. Caterpillar
  15. Cockroach
  16. Cricket (insect)
  17. Chinchilla
  18. Collie (dog breed)
  19. Corgi (dog breed)
  20. clownfish

More Exotic Animals that Start with C

  1. Capybara
  2. Caribou
  3. Civet
  4. Coati
  5. Caiman (crocodile species)
  6. Cottontail Rabbit
  7. Cassowary
  8. Cranefly
  9. Centipede
  10. Cuttlefish
  11. Common Loon (bird)
  12. Cuscus (marsupial)
  13. Coelacanth (prehistoric fish)
  14. Cormorant (bird)
  15. Camel Spider
  16. Cockatiel
  17. Cuban Tree Frog
  18. Collared Lizard
  19. California Condor
  20. Crowned Crane
  21. Cutthroat Trout
  22. Chinook Salmon
  23. Cocker Spaniel (dog breed)
  24. Canadian Lynx
  25. Coral Snake
  26. Curly-Coated Retriever (dog breed)
  27. Cyprus Warbler (bird)
  28. Collared Pika
  29. Common Tern (bird)
  30. Chow Chow (dog breed)

I hope that this list was able to help you out with whatever animal list needs you might have! 

My favorite animal of these is probably the capybara. One of my sons loved them when he was little and we spent a ton of time at the capybara habitat at the zoo. Do you have a favorite animal from this list? Let me know in the comments below!

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