Ultimate List: 50 Animals That Start with J

Illustration of several animals, with the letter J

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 J — all the way from Jackals to Jellyfish.

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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 J —

  • Jabiru
  • Jacamar
  • Jacana
  • Jack
  • Jack Crevalle
  • Jack Russel
  • Jack-Chi
  • Jackabee
  • Jackal
  • Jackdaw
  • Jackrabbit
  • Jackson’s Chameleon
  • Jagdterrier
  • Jaglion
  • Jaguar
  • Jaguarundi
  • Jaguarundi Cat
  • Jamaican Boa
  • Jamaican Iguana
  • Jambu Fruit Dove
  • Japanese Bantam Chicken
  • Japanese Beetle
  • Japanese Bush Warbler
  • Japanese Chin
  • Japanese Macaque
  • Japanese Rat Snake
  • Japanese Spider Crab
  • Japanese Spitz
  • Japanese Squirrel
  • Japanese Terrier
  • Javan Ferret-Badger
  • Javan Leopard
  • Javan Rhinoceros
  • Javan Tiger
  • Javanese
  • Javelina
  • Jay
  • Jellyfish
  • Jerboa
  • Jerdon’s Courser
  • Jewel Beetle
  • Jocotoco Antpitta
  • John Dory
  • Jonah Crab
  • Joro Spider
  • Josephoartigasia Monesi
  • Jumping Spider
  • Jungle Carpet Python
  • Jungle Cat
  • Junglefowl

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