Animals That Start With I

Ever wondered what animals start with the letter I? Here is a list of such animals, and you will surely learn something new today. This list contains unique, vulnerable, endangered, and even sacred animals.


Ibex are wild goats with cloven hoods and long horns found in the mountains of Europe, Asia, the Middle East, and Northern Africa.

Iberian frog

This is a species of frog that lives in Portugal and Spain. Unfortunately, they are threatened by habitat loss, climate change, water contamination, and other hazards.


Ibis was sacred to Egyptians and was highly respected by the Ancient Egyptians. As long as it is edible, the Ibis will feast upon it. They usually feed on insects and small fish.

Ibizan Hound

This is a hound dog that originated from the Balearic Islands. They were initially used for hunting rabbits and were brought to Egypt to help hunt for food.


You can also call it the white-blooded fish. They live in the southern ocean around Antarctica. They can survive prolonged periods of starvation.


These reptiles are native to the jungles of Central and South America. They feed mainly on insects, fruits, and leaves. These reptiles are native to the jungles of Central and South America.

Imperial Moth

Their exoskeleton comes in many different colors.  Also, their coloration is like that of a dead leaf, protecting them from predators. Imperial moths have a lifespan of one week.

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