10 Animals That Begin with G

Philip Kelley

The animals beginning with g They are, among others, the cat, the goose, the seagull or the sparrow. Depending on the geographical location, it is common to see some of them on a day-to-day basis, while others live in more remote spaces..

Caring for animals is a task for all human beings. Unfortunately, there are many markets for the illicit trade in animals, for different purposes, in the world.

Animals that begin with the letter G


It is a bird that can be found in various parts of the world, in fact, in urban areas and large cities. This bird generally avoids wooded areas. They are small, beige and brown in color with a black stripe under their bill. Has a black beak.


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They are seabirds of medium and large size. They are white or gray in color. They feed mainly on food taken from the ground or from the sea, live animals such as fish and crabs. They have a life expectancy of around 48 years, much higher than that of other birds.

White Heron

The white heron is a bird native to America. They have long legs and necks and, as the name implies, they are white in color. This one in particular is the largest of its kind.

They live near swamps, streams, or any source of fresh or salt water. Their diet is mainly fish, however, they also eat reptiles and rodents.


A cat is a domesticated mammal of the feline family. They have 4 legs and pointed ears. In number, they are the second most popular companion animal in the world after the dog..

As a domestic animal, they have a life expectancy of up to 17 years, while in the wild they could survive, barely, about 5. The color, size, weight, behavior, among other things, will depend entirely on the breed and the gestation process of each copy.

Leprous terrapin

It is a turtle typical of the Iberian Peninsula, they live more specifically in marshes and streams, since it is an aquatic turtle.

Their diet is sustained by other smaller animals, for example insects, snails, worms, and small fish. They have a greenish carapace with brown tones and their body is yellow. Some specimens have black spots.


It is a species native to Africa and Eurasia, in fact, it is a predecessor of the domestic geese of Europe. They can currently be found in several regions, including Australia.

They are gray or grayish-brown in color, have a pink beak, although it can also be orange.


They are small birds, black above and white below. They feed on flies and other insects, therefore, it is common to find them in habitats where they are abundant.

They are birds that migrate with the seasons to settle in warm countries during winter and then return to their old nests with the arrival of spring..


Large mammal located in central Africa, where it feeds on vegetables, herbs and fruits. It is the largest primate and one of those that shares the most DNA with humans after chimpanzees. 

Despite its physical might, this species is in danger of extinction due to poaching and the destruction of its habitat.


Domestic bird distributed throughout the world, although of Asian origin. The male is called a rooster, while the female is a chicken. They have a life expectancy of 8-10 years and are highly valued for laying edible eggs. Its meat is also used in many recipes.

An omnivorous animal, it feeds on small insects, feed and other vegetables. One of its peculiarities is that it has been losing its ability to fly despite having wings.

Leopard gecko

Reptile distributed throughout the deserts and semi-deserts of the Middle East. Its name is due to its peculiar skin with spots, similar to those of the fast feline. This makes it a very attractive species as a pet. In addition, it is sociable and its upbringing is simple..

It measures about 15 cm and its diet is based on the ingestion of insects, worms and other small invertebrates.


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