Animals That Start With L

Welcome to animals that start with L. Animals that begin with the letter L are ubiquitous. This is an exciting list full of familiar animals and new species we have yet to meet. Enjoy.


The labradoodle is a cross between a poodle and a Labrador retriever. Its curly coat and sweet face make it look like a stuffed animal.

Labrador Retriever

It was bred from Canadian fishing dogs in the United Kingdom. There are a lot of Labrador crossbreeds. It is active and would require regular exercise.


The leech is a predator and blood-sucking parasite native to all continents except Antarctica. Its distinctive features are the two suckers on one end of its body.


Lemmings are tiny rodents that live in or around the Arctic. They have stout bodies and small body features.


Lemurs are nocturnal, fox-like creatures with narrow white faces. They have pointed ears and a small, moist nose. Their tails can be much longer than their bodies.


They are native to sub-Saharan Africa and Southern Asia. They are carnivorous and are characterized by the ring-like patterns that cover them called rosettes.

Leopard Frog

As the name implies, this amphibian possesses distinct leopard-like spots all over its body. They can be found in Southern Canada.

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