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Welcome to my Animals A-Z series! If you’re trying to make an animal alphabet, then you know it can be tricky to think of animals that start with an e. We’re here to help! Of course you thought of elephant and eagle, but what about the echidna or the emu? And there’s a lot more where that came from! Here are pictures of 28 animals beginning with e. If you’re looking for more then check out my enormous list of animals that start with an e on Travel For Wildlife.  Let’s get started!

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animals that start with e, Emu
One of my favorite animals that start with E, the Emu!

Animals That Start With E

  1. Eagle (a bird of prey)
  2. Eartheater (a group of South American cichlid fish)
  3. Earthworm (a worm that lives in soil)
  4. Echidna (a spiny egg-laying mammal)
  5. Eel (a snake-like fish)
  6. Eelpout (a bottom dwelling fish, aka Burbot)
  7. Eft (terrestrial stage of the Eastern Newt)
  8. Egret (a long-legged water bird)
  9. Eider (a sea duck)
  10. Eland (the largest antelope)
  11. ‘Elepaio (a Hawaiian bird)
  12. Elephant (the largest land animal)
  13. Elk (a large deer)
  14. Emu (2nd largest bird in the world)
  15. Ermine (a small weasel)
  16. Escolar (a deep-sea Snake Mackerel fish)
  17. Eulachon (a smelt fish, aka candlefish)
  18. Euro (a kangaroo-like marsupial, aka Wallaroo)

Pictures of Animals Beginning With E

Here is a gallery of photos I’ve taken of animals that start with E. This list includes some multi-word animal names as well. Hear you’ll find some of my favorite e animals like the elephant seal and the elephant shrew (yes they both have long noses like the elephant!) and the biggest owl in Africa: the eagle owl. Enjoy!