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Ultimate List: 126 Animals That Start with H

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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 H — all the way from Hagfish to Hyenas.

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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 H —

  • Haast’s Eagle
  • Habu Snake
  • Haddock
  • Hagfish
  • Haikouichthys
  • Hainosaurus
  • Hairy Frogfish
  • Hairy Woodpecker
  • Hairy-Footed Flower Bee
  • Halibut
  • Hallucigenia
  • Hamburg Chicken
  • Hamerkop Bird
  • Hammerhead Shark
  • Hammerhead Worm
  • Hammond’s Flycatcher
  • Hamster
  • Harbor Porpoise
  • Harbor Seal
  • Harbour Porpoise
  • Hardhead Catfish
  • Hare
  • Harlequin Coral Snake
  • Harlequin Rabbit
  • Harp Seal
  • Harpy Eagle
  • Harrier
  • Harris Hawk
  • Hartebeest
  • Hatzegopteryx
  • Havamalt
  • Havanese
  • Havapoo
  • Havashire
  • Havashu
  • Hawaiian Crow
  • Hawaiian Goose
  • Hawaiian Honeycreeper
  • Hawaiian Monk Seal
  • Hawk
  • Hawk Moth Caterpillar
  • Hawkodile
  • Hawksbill Sea Turtle
  • Hazel Dormouse
  • Hectors Dolphin
  • Hedgehog
  • Helicoprion
  • Hellbender
  • Helmetshrike
  • Hepatic Tanager
  • Hercules Beetle
  • Hercules Moth
  • Hermit Crab
  • Heron
  • Herrerasaurus
  • Herring
  • Herring Gull
  • Highland Cattle
  • Himalayan
  • Himalayan Tahr
  • Hinny
  • Hippopotamus
  • Hippopotamus Gorgops
  • Hissing Cockroach
  • Hoary Bat
  • Hobo Spider
  • Hogfish
  • Hognose Snake
  • Hokkaido
  • Holdridge’s Toad
  • Holy Cross Frog
  • Honduran White Bat
  • Honey Badger
  • Honey Bee
  • Honey Bee Characteristics
  • Honey Buzzard
  • Honeyeater
  • Hooded Oriole
  • Hooded Seal
  • Hook-Nosed Sea Snake
  • Hoopoe
  • Hoopoe Bird
  • Horgi
  • Horn Shark
  • Hornbill
  • Horned Adder
  • Horned Beetle
  • Horned Frog
  • Horned Grebe
  • Horned Lizard
  • Horned Viper
  • Hornet
  • Horse
  • Horse Mackerel
  • Horsefly
  • Horseshoe Crab
  • Houdan Chicken
  • House Centipede
  • House Finch
  • House Sparrow
  • House Spider
  • House Wren
  • Housefly
  • Hovasaurus
  • Hovawart
  • Hoverfly
  • Howler Monkey
  • Human
  • Humboldt Penguin
  • Humboldt Squid
  • Hummingbird
  • Hummingbird Hawk-Moth
  • Humpback Whale
  • Huntaway
  • Huntsman Spider
  • Huskador
  • Huskita
  • Husky
  • Husky Jack
  • Huskydoodle
  • Hutia
  • Hyacinth Macaw
  • Hyaenodon
  • Hydrozoan Jellyfish
  • Hyena
  • Hyrax

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