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Ultimate List: 306 Animals That Start with C

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The animal kingdom encompasses a beautifully diverse array of species — from mammals and birds to reptiles and insects. And we’ve got them all! Animals are an integral part of Earth’s ecosystem, playing important roles in maintaining the balance of nature.

We’ve collected the ultimate list of animal names that start with C — all the way from Camel to Cuttlefish.

A collection of illustrated animal faces with simple, stylized features on square backgrounds, including a lion, a fox, a rabbit, a seal, a tiger, and various wild cats, each with a distinct, friendly expression

Why did we write this article? 

  1. We share the Earth with animals — and we each can benefit from understanding and appreciating the entire animal kingdom
  2. Recognizing the importance of all creatures, big and small, can inspire us to make choices that benefit them and our planet.
  3. As a good news website — we have reported hundreds of good news stories about animals and we want it to be easier for you to enjoy them. Throughout this article, you’ll find links to good news stories about various animal species! We hope you get a chance to read a few and enjoy! 

We hope you discover something new — and maybe even share a good news story about your favorite animal with a friend. 

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Animals That Start with the Letter C —

  • Cabbage Moth
  • Cactus Moth
  • Cactus Mouse
  • Cactus Wren
  • Caecilian
  • Caiman
  • Caiman Lizard
  • Cairn Terrier
  • California Condor
  • California Kingsnake
  • California Tarantula
  • Cama
  • Camas Pocket Gopher
  • Camel
  • Camel Cricket
  • Camel Spider
  • Campbell’s Dwarf Hamster
  • Campine Chicken
  • Canaan Dog
  • Canada Goose
  • Canada Lynx
  • Canada Warbler
  • Canadian Eskimo Dog
  • Canadian Horse
  • Canadian Marble Fox
  • Canarian Oystercatcher
  • Cane Corso
  • Cane Rat
  • Cane Spider
  • Canebrake Rattlesnake
  • Canine
  • Cantil
  • Canvasback
  • Cape Gannet Bird
  • Cape Ground Squirrel
  • Cape Lion
  • Cape Verde Giant Skink
  • Capercaillie
  • Capuchin
  • Capuchin Monkey
  • Capybara
  • Caracal
  • Caracara
  • Caraval
  • Cardinal
  • Cardinal Bird
  • Cardinalfish
  • Caribbean Monk Seal 
  • Caribbean Reef Shark
  • Caribou
  • Carolina Dog
  • Carolina Parakeet
  • Carp
  • Carpenter Ant
  • Carpet Beetle
  • Carpet Python
  • Carpet Viper
  • Carrion Beetle
  • Cascabel
  • Cashmere Goat
  • Caspian Tiger 
  • Cassowary
  • Cat
  • Cat Snake
  • Cat-Eyed Snake
  • Cat-Faced Spider
  • Catahoula Bulldog
  • Catahoula Leopard
  • Catalan Sheepdog
  • Caterpillar
  • Catfish
  • Cattle
  • Caucasian Shepherd
  • Cava Tzu
  • Cavador
  • Cavalier King Charles Spaniel
  • Cavapoo
  • Cave Bear
  • Cave Lion
  • Cavy
  • Cecropia Moth
  • Cedar Waxwing
  • Centipede
  • Central Asian Shepherd
  • Central Ranges Taipan
  • Cephalaspis
  • Ceratopsian
  • Ceratosaurus
  • Cesky Fousek
  • Cesky Terrier
  • Cetacean
  • Chaffinch
  • Chain Pickerel
  • Chameleon
  • Chamois
  • Chartreux
  • Chat
  • Cheagle
  • Checkered Garter Snake
  • Cheetah
  • Chesapeake Bay Retriever
  • Chestnut-Sided Warbler
  • Chevrotain
  • Chi Chi
  • Chickadee
  • Chickaree
  • Chicken
  • Chicken Snake
  • Chigger
  • Chihuahua
  • Chihuahua Mix
  • Children’s Python
  • Chilean Recluse Spider
  • Chilean Rose Tarantula
  • Chilesaurus
  • Chimaera
  • Chimpanzee
  • Chinchilla
  • Chinese Alligator
  • Chinese Cobra
  • Chinese Crested Dog
  • Chinese Goose
  • Chinese Hamster
  • Chinese Paddlefish
  • Chinese River Dolphin
  • Chinese Shar-Pei
  • Chinese Water Deer
  • Chinook
  • Chinook Salmon
  • Chinstrap Penguin
  • Chipit
  • Chipmunk
  • Chipoo
  • Chipping Sparrow
  • Chiton
  • Chiweenie
  • Chorkie
  • Chough
  • Chow Chow
  • Chow Pom
  • Chow Shepherd
  • Christmas Beetle
  • Christmas Island Red Crab
  • Chromodoris Willani
  • Chuckwalla
  • Chusky
  • Cicada
  • Cicada Killer Wasp
  • Cichlid
  • Cigarette Beetle
  • Cinereous Vulture
  • Cinnamon Ball Python
  • Cinnamon Bear
  • Cinnamon Ferret
  • Civet
  • Clam
  • Clark’s Grebe
  • Clearnose Skate
  • Click Beetle
  • Climbing Mouse
  • Climbing Perch
  • Clock Spider
  • Clothes Moth
  • Clouded Leopard
  • Clownfish
  • Clumber Spaniel
  • Coachwhip Snake
  • Coastal Carpet Python
  • Coastal Taipan
  • Coati
  • Cobia Fish
  • Cobra
  • Cobras
  • Cocanth
  • Cochin Chicken
  • Cockalier
  • Cockapoo
  • Cockatiel
  • Cockatoo
  • Cocker Spaniel
  • Cockle
  • Cockroach
  • Coconut Crab
  • Codfish
  • Codling Moth
  • Coelacanth
  • Collared Peccary
  • Collett’s Snake
  • Collie
  • Collie Mix
  • Colossal Squid
  • Colugo
  • Comb Jellyfish
  • Comb-Crested Jacana
  • Comet Moth
  • Comfort Retriever
  • Commerson Dolphin
  • Common Boa
  • Common Buzzard
  • Common Caiman
  • Common Carp
  • Common Dolphin
  • Common European Adder
  • Common Frog
  • Common Furniture Beetle
  • Common Genet
  • Common Goldeneye
  • Common Grackle
  • Common Green Magpie
  • Common Hippopotamus
  • Common House Spider
  • Common Kingfisher
  • Common Lizard
  • Common Loon
  • Common Newt
  • Common Octopus
  • Common Palm Civet
  • Common Raven
  • Common Seal
  • Common Spotted Cuscus
  • Common Toad
  • Common Wasp
  • Common Yellowthroat
  • Compsognathus
  • Conch
  • Condor
  • Cone Snail
  • Conger Eel
  • Congo Snake
  • Conure
  • Cookiecutter Shark
  • Cooper’s Hawk
  • Coot
  • Copepods
  • Copperhead
  • Copperhead Snake
  • Coral
  • Coral Snake
  • Corella
  • Corgidor
  • Corgie
  • Corgipoo
  • Corman Shepherd
  • Cormorant
  • Corn Earworm
  • Corn Rex Cat
  • Corn Snake
  • Corncrake
  • Cornish Rex
  • Cory Catfish
  • Coryphodon
  • Cosmic Caterpillar
  • Costa’s Hummingbird
  • Cotinga
  • Coton De Tulear
  • Cotton Rat
  • Cotton-Top Tamarin
  • Cottonmouth
  • Cottonmouth Snake
  • Coues Deer
  • Cougar
  • Courser
  • Cow
  • Cow Reticulated Python
  • Coydog
  • Coyote
  • Coypu
  • Crab
  • Crab Plover
  • Crab Spider
  • Crab-Eating Fox
  • Crab-Eating Macaque
  • Crabeater Seal
  • Crane
  • Crane Fly
  • Crappie Fish
  • Crayfish
  • Crested Gecko
  • Crested Penguin
  • Crested Tit
  • Cricket
  • Croatian Sheepdog
  • Crocodile
  • Crocodile Monitor
  • Crocodile Shark
  • Crocodylomorph
  • Cross Fox
  • Cross River Gorilla
  • Crow
  • Crown of Light Soft Coral
  • Crucian Carp
  • Cryolophosaurus
  • Cuban Boa
  • Cuban Cockroach
  • Cuban Solenodon
  • Cubera Snapper
  • Cuckoo
  • Cucumber Beetle
  • Culpeo
  • Curlew
  • Curly Coated Retriever
  • Curly Hair Tarantula
  • Cuscus
  • Cuttlefish
  • Cuviers Dwarf Caiman
  • Czechoslovakian Wolfdog

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