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Animals starting with V

Animals that start with V

Just here looking for animals? Reptiles, birds, farmyard to jungle and more.
Photo of a vampire.

Vis forVampire

Vampires are a mythical creature which is said to exist by drinking people's blood. They are said to only come out at night as daylight can destroy them. It is also said they can only be killed by a stake through the heart, or by a silver bullet. A vampire has no reflection, so they cannot be seen in a mirror.

Vis forViper

Viper is a common name for a venomous snake.
Photo of a virus

Vis forVirus

A virus is a living organism that can only reproduce if it is inside another living thing. Viruses are contagious, and many viruses make you sick. Both plants and animals can catch viruses. The virus in the picture is influenza, or the flu.
Photo of a vixen.

Vis forVixen

A vixen is a female fox.

Vis forVole

Scientific name: Family: Cricetidae
A vole is similar to a mouse or small rat. Voles have shorter legs and tails.
Photo of a vulture

Vis forVulture

Scientific name: families: accipitridae (aegypiinae) and cathartidae
The vulture is the common name for a large bird from two families of bird. Vultures don't hunt for food, they eat animals that are already dead. Vultures are found all over the world except Antarctica, Australia and its surrounding islands. Vultures are distinctive for having a bald head. They are related to the condor.