Top 25 Animals That Start with C

Jonah Lester

Between the animals that start with the letter C the chameleon, the zebra and the horse stand out. These last two look very similar and belong to the same family, although they have some notable differences from each other..

One of the most important differences is its color: the zebra has black and white stripes, while the horse can be of different colors, such as white, black or brown..

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The most relevant animals that start with C

1- Crab

It is a sea animal. It lives between the sea and the shore, making holes in the sand. This animal always moves sideways, and has a shell and eight legs..

2- Beaver

Beavers are rodents, just like mice. They are small, brown and with a tail like a fin.

They are known to build large dams in rivers with the help of their strong teeth. Their homes are the ponds that are formed by blocking the flow of water with the large trees that they knock down..

3- Chameleon

Chameleons are reptiles, although very different from their agile relatives. Unlike these, chameleons are slow animals.

They are predictable and fun. This animal has bulging eyes and the ability to change color by reflecting light from the colors around it..

4- Guinea pig

Like the beaver, the guinea pig is a rodent. In some countries they are also known as guinea pigs, guinea pigs, guinea pigs or guinea pigs..

They are animals similar to rabbits in image and are ideal companions for children. They tend to have a calm and friendly character.

5- Zebra

It has black and white stripes all over its body. No two zebras are the same, they all have different stripe patterns.

They have very short fur and a short, straight and vertical mane, similar to a Mohawk hairstyle..

6- Pig

The pig is a robust animal and pink color. The pig's organism shares many similarities with the human organism.

7- Rabbit

It is a small animal that can be white, black, gray, brown, or have combinations of these colors.

They can weigh between 1.5 and 2.5 kg, although there are some specimens that exceed these standards.

8- Condor

The condor is a large bird. In fact, it is the largest hunting bird in the world..

It can also eat carrion. It is black with white feathers on its neck and is native to the Andes Mountains. It lives between 1000 and 5000 meters above sea level.

9- Crocodile

It is a huge reptile and a great hunter. They are fast, strong and semi-aquatic.

They have a tough skin that generates interest in the fashion industry; some are in danger from the traffic that is made with these.

10- Horse

Horses are domesticated mammals famous for their use in equestrian sports. They exist of different races and colors: white, black, brown and combinations of these colors.

11- Snail

Slug-shaped mollusk with a shell with spiral details. There are marine and terrestrial ones. Those of earth are very popular in some regions of Spain and France, since they are consumed spicy or with tomato. They are hermaphrodites and are popularly known for their great slowness to move.

12- Canary

They can be wild or domestic. In the case of the second, it would be worth mentioning that it is the most abundant pet bird in the world along with parakeets. They are small and are divided into canaries of song, color and shape. 

13- Seahorse

The famous hippocampus is one of the strangest animals that inhabit the Earth. Small in size and with a head very similar to that of a horse, they feed mainly on zooplankton and other invertebrates..

14- Mackerel

15- Shrimp

16- Tent

17- Cobra

18- Kangaroo

19- Chigüiro

20- Jackal

21- Coati

22- Coyote

23- Deer

24- Cockroach

25- Centipede


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