Ultimate List: 128 Animals That Start with W

Illustration of several animals, with the letter W

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 W — all the way from Wallaby to Wyoming Toad.

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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 W —

  • Wahoo Fish
  • Waimanu
  • Wake Island Rail
  • Walking Catfish
  • Wallaby
  • Walleye Fish
  • Walrus
  • Wandering Albatross
  • Warbler
  • Warthog
  • Wasp
  • Water Beetle
  • Water Buffalo
  • Water Bug
  • Water Dragon
  • Water Spider
  • Water Vole
  • Waterbuck
  • Wattled Jacana
  • Wax Moth
  • Weasel
  • Weaver Bird
  • Weevil
  • Weevil Beetle
  • Weimaraner
  • Weimardoodle
  • Wels Catfish
  • Welsh Black Cattle
  • Welsh Corgi
  • Welsh Springer Spaniel
  • Welsh Terrier
  • West African Manatee
  • West Highland Terrier
  • West Indian Manatee
  • West Siberian Laika
  • Western Black Rhinoceros
  • Western Blacklegged Tick
  • Western Blind Snake
  • Western Diamondback Rattlesnake
  • Western Gorilla
  • Western Green Mamba
  • Western Hognose Snake
  • Western Kingbird
  • Western Lowland Gorilla
  • Western Rat Snake
  • Western Tanager
  • Westiepoo
  • Whale Shark
  • Whale
  • Wheaten Terrier
  • Whimbrel
  • Whinchat
  • Whippet
  • Whiptail Lizard
  • White Bass
  • White Bengal Tiger
  • White Butterfly
  • White Catfish
  • White Crappie
  • White Ferret
  • White German Shepherd
  • White Marlin
  • White Rhinoceros
  • White Shark
  • White Stork Bird
  • White Sturgeon
  • White Tiger
  • White-Clawed Crayfish
  • White-Crowned Sparrow
  • White-Eyed Vireo
  • White-Faced Capuchin
  • White-Shouldered House Moth
  • White-Tail Deer
  • White-Tailed Eagle
  • Whitefish
  • Whitetail Deer
  • Whiting
  • Whoodle
  • Whooping Crane
  • Wild Boar
  • Wild Rabbit
  • Wild Turkey
  • Wildcat
  • Wildebeest
  • Willow Flycatcher
  • Willow Ptarmigan
  • Willow Warbler
  • Winter Moth
  • Winter White Russian Hamster
  • Wire Fox Terrier
  • Wirehaired Pointing Griffon
  • Wirehaired Vizsla
  • Wiwaxia
  • Wobbegong
  • Wolf
  • Wolf Eel
  • Wolf Snake
  • Wolf Spider
  • Wolffish
  • Wolphin
  • Wolverine
  • Woma Python
  • Wombat
  • Wood Bison
  • Wood Duck
  • Wood Frog
  • Wood Thrush
  • Wood Tick
  • Wood Turtle
  • Woodchuck
  • Woodlouse
  • Woodlouse Spider
  • Woodpecker
  • Woodrat
  • Wool Carder Bee
  • Woolly Aphid
  • Woolly Bear Caterpillar
  • Woolly Mammoth
  • Woolly Monkey
  • Woolly Rhinoceros
  • Worm
  • Worm Snake
  • Wrasse
  • Writing Spider
  • Wrought Iron Butterflyfish
  • Wryneck
  • Wyandotte Chicken
  • Wyoming Toad

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