Animals That Start With S

Many animals that start with the letter S. There’re probably a lot more than you think. You may know a lot of them already, but we’ll show you a few more.  We’ve curated a list of twenty animals that start with S.

Saanen Goat

The Saanen Goat is the largest breed of goats from Switzerland. They usually weigh about 85kg and stand at about 90cm.

Striped Rocket Frog

The Striped Rocket frog’s body is very streamlined. It also has exceptionally long legs. Those it uses to perform the jumping feats that gave it its name.


This animal might not be the prettiest on this list, and it sure isn’t winning any races too. But that’s all part of its defense against predators.


The salamanders are a group of amphibians that look like lizards. They are usually toxic and have a slimy coating that makes them hard to grasp.

Salmon Shark

The salmon sharks are small in size and feed on squid, herring, and of course, salmon. These sharks are usually grey or black, with lighter undersides.

Sand Crab

The sand crab is a small crustacean that is usually found, you guessed it, on beaches. It is well-adapted to life in the sand.

Scarlet Kingsnake

This snake can be found in the trees of Eastern and Southeastern USA, as it is a good climber. But it also likes to live under wet leaves or underground.

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