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Ultimate List: 335 Animals That Start with S

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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 S — all the way from Sailfish to Swordfish.

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 S —

  • Saanen Goat
  • Saarloos Wolfdog
  • Saber-Toothed Tiger
  • Sabine’s Gull
  • Sable
  • Sable Antelope
  • Sable Black German Shepherd
  • Sable Ferret
  • Sable German Shepherd
  • Sabre-Toothed Tiger
  • Sacred Ibis Bird
  • Saddleback Caterpillar
  • Saiga
  • Sailfish
  • Saint Berdoodle
  • Saint Bernard
  • Saint Shepherd
  • Saki Monkey
  • Salamander
  • Sally Lightfoot Crab
  • Salmon
  • Salmon Shark
  • Saluki
  • Sambar
  • Samoyed
  • San Francisco Garter Snake
  • Sand Cat
  • Sand Crab
  • Sand Dollar
  • Sand Flea
  • Sand Lizard
  • Sand Tiger Shark
  • Sand Viper
  • Sandhill Crane
  • Sandpiper
  • Sandworm
  • Santa Barbara Song Sparrow
  • Saola
  • Sapsali
  • Sarcosuchus
  • Sardine
  • Sarkastodon
  • Sarplaninac
  • Sarus Crane
  • Satanic Leaf-Tailed Gecko
  • Saturniidae Moth
  • Sauropoda
  • Savanna Goat
  • Savannah Cat
  • Savannah Monitor
  • Savannah Sparrow
  • Savu Python
  • Saw-Scaled Viper
  • Sawfish
  • Scale-Crested Pygmy Tyrant
  • Scaleless Ball Python
  • Scallops
  • Scarab Beetle
  • Scarlet Kingsnake
  • Scarlet Macaw
  • Scarlet Tanager
  • Schapendoes
  • Schipperke
  • Schneagle
  • Schneider’s Dwarf Caiman
  • Schnoodle
  • Scimitar-Horned Oryx
  • Scissor-Tailed Flycatcher
  • Scorpion
  • Scorpion Fish
  • Scotch Collie
  • Scottish Crossbill
  • Scottish Deerhound
  • Scottish Fold Cat
  • Scottish Terrier
  • Scrotum Frog
  • Scrub Python
  • Sculpin
  • Scutosaurus
  • Sea Anemone
  • Sea Bass
  • Sea Dragon
  • Sea Eagle
  • Sea Lion
  • Sea Otter
  • Sea Roach
  • Sea Slug
  • Sea Snake
  • Sea Spider
  • Sea Squirt
  • Sea Trout
  • Sea Turtle
  • Sea Urchin
  • Seagull
  • Seahorse
  • Seal
  • Sealyham Terrier
  • Secretary Bird
  • Sedge Warbler
  • Sehuencas Water Frog
  • Sei Whale
  • Senegal Parrot
  • Senepol Cattle
  • Sequined Spider
  • Serval
  • Seymouria
  • Shark
  • Sharp-Shinned Hawk
  • Sharp-Tailed Snake
  • Sheep
  • Sheepadoodle
  • Sheepshead Fish
  • Shellfish
  • Shelter Dog
  • Shelter Cat
  • Shelter Pet
  • Shepadoodle
  • Shepkita
  • Shepweiler
  • Shetland Sheepdog
  • Shiba Inu
  • Shiba Inu Mix
  • Shichi
  • Shih Poo
  • Shih Tzu
  • Shih Tzu Mix
  • Shikoku
  • Shiloh Shepherd
  • Shiranian
  • Shoebill Stork
  • Shollie
  • Short-Eared Owl
  • Short-Faced Bear
  • Shortfin Mako Shark
  • Shoveler
  • Shrew
  • Shrimp
  • Siamese
  • Siamese Fighting Fish
  • Siberian
  • Siberian Husky
  • Siberian Ibex
  • Siberian Retriever
  • Siberian Tiger
  • Siberpoo
  • Sidewinder
  • Sika Deer
  • Silken Windhound
  • Silkie Chicken
  • Silky Shark
  • Silky Terrier
  • Silver Dollar
  • Silver Labrador
  • Silvery Gibbon
  • Simbakubwa
  • Sinosauropteryx
  • Sivatherium
  • Six-Eyed Sand Spider
  • Sixgill Shark
  • Skate Fish
  • Skeleton Tarantula
  • Skink Lizard
  • Skipjack Tuna
  • Skipper Butterfly
  • Skua
  • Skunk
  • Skye Terrier
  • Skylark
  • Sleeper Shark
  • Slender Loris
  • Slipper Lobster
  • Sloth
  • Sloth Bear
  • Slovak Cuvac
  • Slow Worm
  • Slug
  • Smallmouth Bass
  • Smilosuchus
  • Smokybrown Cockroach
  • Smooth Earth Snake
  • Smooth Earthsnake
  • Smooth Fox Terrier
  • Smooth Green Snake
  • Smooth Hammerhead Shark
  • Smooth Snake
  • Snail
  • Snailfish
  • Snake
  • Snapping Turtle
  • Snares Penguin
  • Snook Fish
  • Snorkie
  • Snouted Cobra
  • Snow Bunting
  • Snow Crab
  • Snow Goose
  • Snow Leopard
  • Snowberry Clearwing Moth
  • Snowflake Eel
  • Snowshoe
  • Snowshoe Hare
  • Snowy Owl
  • Sockeye Salmon
  • Soldier Beetle
  • Solenodon
  • Solitary Bee
  • Somali
  • Song Sparrow
  • Song Thrush
  • South China Tiger
  • Southeastern Blueberry Bee
  • Southern Black Racer
  • Southern Flannel Moth
  • Southern Hognose Snake
  • Southern House Spider
  • Southern Pacific Rattlesnake
  • Southern Short-Tailed Shrew
  • Spadefoot Toad
  • Spalax
  • Spanador
  • Spanish Goat
  • Spanish Mackerel
  • Spanish Mastiff
  • Spanish Water Dog
  • Sparrow
  • Sparrowhawk
  • Speckled Kingsnake
  • Speckled Trout
  • Spectacled Bear
  • Spectacled Caiman
  • Spectacled Owl
  • Sperm Whale
  • Sphynx
  • Spider
  • Spider Ball Python
  • Spider Beetle
  • Spider Monkey
  • Spider Wasp
  • Spider-Tailed Horned Viper
  • Spinner Dolphin
  • Spinner Shark
  • Spinone Italiano
  • Spiny Bush Viper
  • Spiny Dogfish
  • Spiny Hill Turtle
  • Spiny Lobster
  • Spiny-Tailed Lizard
  • Spirit Bear
  • Spitting Cobra
  • Spix’s Macaw
  • Spixs Macaw
  • Sponge
  • Spongy Moth
  • Spotted Bass
  • Spotted Beetle
  • Spotted Cuscus
  • Spotted Gar
  • Spotted Garden Eel
  • Spotted Hyena
  • Spotted Lanternfly
  • Spotted Python
  • Spotted Skunk
  • Springador
  • Springbok
  • Springerdoodle
  • Squash Bee
  • Squash Beetle
  • Squid
  • Squirrel
  • Squirrel Monkey
  • Squirrelfish
  • Sri Lankan Elephant
  • St Andrews Cross Spider
  • Stabyhoun
  • Staffordshire Bull Terrier
  • Stag Beetle
  • Staghorn Coral
  • Standard Schnauzer
  • Star-Nosed Mole
  • Starfish
  • Stargazer Fish
  • Steelhead Salmon
  • Steller’s Sea Cow
  • Stick Insect
  • Stiletto Snake
  • Stingless Bee
  • Stingray
  • Stink Bug
  • Stoat
  • Stone Crab
  • Stone Curlew
  • Stone Dwelling Centipede
  • Stonechat
  • Stonefish
  • Stoplight Loosejaw
  • Stork
  • Strawberry Hermit Crab
  • Striped Bass
  • Striped Dolphin
  • Striped Hyena
  • Striped Rocket Frog
  • Stromatolite
  • Stupendemys
  • Sturgeon
  • Suchomimus
  • Suckerfish
  • Sugar Glider
  • Sugar Maple Borer Beetle
  • Sulcata Tortoise
  • Sultan Chicken
  • Sumatran Elephant
  • Sumatran Orangutan
  • Sumatran Rhinoceros
  • Sumatran Tiger
  • Summer Flounder
  • Summer Tanager
  • Sun Bear
  • Sunbeam Snake
  • Sunset Ball Python
  • Super Pastel Ball Python
  • Superworm
  • Surgeonfish
  • Sussex Chicken
  • Swai Fish
  • Swainson’s Hawk
  • Swallow
  • Swallowtail Butterfly
  • Swallowtail Caterpillar
  • Swan
  • Swedish Elkhound
  • Swedish Lapphund
  • Swedish Vallhund
  • Sweeper
  • Swordfish
  • Syrian Hamster

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