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Animals that Start with D

There are so many amazing animals out there and today I want to share my list of animals that start with D. 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 D. No matter why you need to think of animals that begin with the letter D I have a long list of animals for you to choose from!

Common Animals that Start with D

  1. Dolphin
  2. Deer
  3. Duck
  4. Dog
  5. Dove
  6. Dalmatian (dog breed)
  7. Dachshund (dog breed)
  8. Doberman Pinscher (dog breed)
  9. Donkey
  10. Dragonfly
  11. Dormouse
  12. Dingo

More Exotic Animals that Start with D

  1. Dhole (wild dog)
  2. Dugong
  3. Duck-billed Platypus
  4. Desert Tortoise
  5. Damselfly
  6. Dik-dik (small antelope)
  7. Dhole (wild dog)
  8. Drongo (bird)
  9. Devilfish (Manta Ray)
  10. Desert Kangaroo Rat
  11. Dunnock (bird)
  12. Dabchick (bird)
  13. Duiker (small antelope)
  14. Desert Iguana
  15. Desert Monitor Lizard
  16. Desert Bighorn Sheep
  17. Desert Kit Fox
  18. Desert Sand Fox
  19. Dolphinfish (Mahi Mahi)
  20. Dragonfish
  21. Dromedary Camel
  22. Decorator Crab
  23. Dodo Bird
  24. Dung Beetle
  25. Dwarf Hamster
  26. Dwarf Crocodile
  27. Dwarf Caiman
  28. Dusky Dolphin
  29. Drum Fish
  30. Degu
  31. Debra Goby (fish)
  32. Dipper
  33. Discus (fish)
  34. Dunlin (bird)
  35. Dark-eyed Junco
  36. Dassie Rat
  37. Dickinson’s Kestrel
  38. Damaraland Mole Rat

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 Do you have a favorite animal from this list? Let me know in the comments below!

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