Ultimate List: 114 Animals That Start with L

Illustration of several animals, with the letter L

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 L — all the way from Lambs to Lynx.

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 L —

  • Labahoula
  • Labmaraner
  • Labout’s Fairy Wrasse
  • Labrabull
  • Labradane
  • Labradoodle
  • Labrador
  • Labrador Mix
  • Labrador Retriever
  • Labraheeler
  • Labrottie
  • Lace Bug
  • Lace Monitor
  • Ladybird
  • Ladybug
  • Ladyfish
  • Lagotto Romagnolo
  • Lake Sturgeon
  • Lake Trout
  • Lakeland Terrier
  • Lamancha Goat
  • Lamb
  • Lamprey
  • Lancashire Heeler
  • Lancetfish
  • Landseer Newfoundland
  • Lappet-Faced Vulture
  • Lapponian Herder
  • Lapwing
  • Larder Beetle
  • Large Munsterlander
  • Largemouth Bass
  • Laughing Kookaburra
  • Lavender Albino Ball Python
  • Lawnmower Blenny
  • Lazarus Lizard
  • Leaf-Tailed Gecko
  • Leafcutter Ant
  • Leafcutter Bee
  • Leafy Seadragon
  • Least Flycatcher
  • Leatherback Sea Turtle
  • Leech
  • Leedsichthys
  • Leghorn Chicken
  • Leichhardt’s Grasshopper
  • Lemming
  • Lemon Blast Ball Python
  • Lemon Cuckoo Bumblebee
  • Lemon Shark
  • Lemur
  • Leonberger
  • Leopard
  • Leopard Cat
  • Leopard Frog
  • Leopard Gecko
  • Leopard Lizard
  • Leopard Seal
  • Leopard Shark
  • Leopard Tortoise
  • Leopliguar
  • Leopon
  • Leptocephalus
  • Lesser Jacana
  • Lesser Scaup
  • Lhasa Apso
  • Lhasapoo
  • Liger
  • Limpet
  • Lineback Cattle
  • Linnaeus’s Two-Toed Sloth
  • Linnet
  • Lion
  • Lion’s Mane Jellyfish
  • Lionfish
  • Liopleurodon
  • Lipstick Albino Boa
  • Little Brown Bat
  • Little Fairy Penguin
  • Little Owl
  • Little Penguin
  • Livestock
  • Livyatan
  • Lizard
  • Lizardfish
  • Llama
  • Loach
  • Lobster
  • Locust
  • Loggerhead Shrike
  • Lone Star Tick
  • Long Horned Beetle
  • Long-Eared Owl
  • Long-Haired Rottweiler
  • Long-Tailed Tit
  • Long-Winged Kite Spider
  • Longfin Mako Shark
  • Longhorn Cowfish
  • Longnose Gar
  • Longspur
  • Loon
  • Lorikeet
  • Loris
  • Lory
  • Lovebird
  • Lowchen
  • Lumpfish
  • Luna Moth
  • Luna Moth Caterpillar
  • Lungfish
  • Lurcher
  • Lykoi Cat
  • Lynx
  • Lyrebird

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