Animals That Start With J

Just looking out your window would have you seeing a few animals that start with the letter J. These animals are many, and we’ve curated a list of them for your consumption.  Let’s go through them together.


Jacanas’ long legs allow them to wade into the water and forage for their food, including fishes, insects, and seeds. Jacanas aren’t good fliers. Fun Fact: Some Jacanas can swim underwater.


These omnivorous animals are monogamous. This means that Jackals mate one partner and stay with them, taking care of pups throughout their lives. They also hunt in pairs.


One notable feature of the Jackdaw is its black coat. But that changes to grey as they age, a bit like human hair. Fun Fact: The Jackdaw is intelligent and can be taught tricks. It can also mimic human voices.


The dull greyish-brown colors of the Jackrabbit help it to blend in with the surroundings. This herbivore has scent glands near its tail to mark its territory. Fun Fact: The Jackrabbit can cover ten feet in one leap.

Jackson’s Chameleon

The Jackson’s Chameleon is famous for the three horns on its face. These animals are best kept separately to avoid fights. Thanks to its bright colors, the Jackson’s Chameleon is easy to spot, making it a good pet.