Welcome to the Big Zoo!

We live in an amazing world with around 8.7 million species of animals on our planet Earth.
Our mission is to create a fun and educational website where both kids and adults can learn all about the incredible animal kingdom and how to care for it in our ever changing world.

Highlighted Species

An in-depth look at several various species of animals from all across the globe. Learn about their habitat, food, and lifestyle.

Animal Alphabet

We’ve compiled a comprehensive list of (almost) every known animal that starts with each letter of the alphabet.

America’s Best Zoos

Read our review of the top rated zoos. See the coolest and rarest animals on the planet for a life changing experience!

Search

Recent Posts

Western Lowland Gorilla Silverback

Western Lowland Gorilla

Scientific Name Gorilla Gorilla Gorilla Description Despite being the smallest subspecies of Gorilla, the Western Lowland Gorilla is still exceptionally large in size …
Animals that start with Z

Animals That Start With Z

The ultimate list of all animals that begin with the letter Z: Mammals that start with the letter Z Zacatecan Deer MouseZacatecas …
Animals that start with Y

Animals That Start With Y

The ultimate list of all animals that begin with the letter Y: Mammals that start with the letter Y YakYankari ShrewYarkand HareYellow …
Animals that start with X

Animals That Start With X

The ultimate list of all animals that begin with the letter X: Mammals that start with the letter X (None)   Amphibians that start …
Animals that start with W

Animals That Start With W

The ultimate list of all animals that begin with the letter W: Mammals that start with the letter W Wagner’s Bonneted BatWagner’s …
Animals that start with V

Animals That Start With V

The ultimate list of all animals that begin with the letter V: Mammals that start with the letter V Vagrant ShrewVal’s GundiVampire …
Animals that start with U

Animals That Start With U

The ultimate list of all animals that begin with the letter U: Mammals that start with the letter U Ucayali Spiny MouseUganda …
Animals that start with T

Animals That Start With T

The ultimate list of all animals that begin with the letter T: Mammals that start with the letter T Tacarcuna BatTaczanowski’s Oldfield …
Animals that start with S

Animals That Start With S

The ultimate list of all animals that begin with the letter S: Mammals that start with the letter S SableSaddlebacked TamarinSado ShrewSage’s …
Animals that start with R

Animals That Start With R

The ultimate list of all animals that begin with the letter R: Mammals that start with the letter R Raccoon DogRadde’s ShrewRaffray’s …
Animals that start with Q

Animals That Start With Q

The ultimate list of all animals that begin with the letter Q: Mammals that start with the letter Q QuaggaQuaira Spiny RatQuechuan …
Animals that start with P

Animals That Start With P

The ultimate list of all animals that begin with the letter P: Mammals that start with the letter P PacaPacaranaPacific Flying FoxPacific …
Animals that start with O

Animals That Start With O

The ultimate list of all animals that begin with the letter O: Mammals that start with the letter O O’connell’s Spiny RatOaxaca …
Animals that start with N

Animals That Start With N

The ultimate list of all animals that begin with the letter N: Mammals that start with the letter N Nairobi Grass RatNaivasha …
Animals that start with M

Animals That Start With M

The ultimate list of all animals that begin with the letter M: Mammals that start with the letter M Ma’s Night MonkeyMacarthur’s …
Animals that start with L

Animals That Start With L

The ultimate list of all animals that begin with the letter L: Mammals that start with the letter L L’hoest’s MonkeyLacustrine VoleLadak …
Animals that start with K

Animals That Start With K

The ultimate list of all animals that begin with the letter K: Mammals that start with the letter K Kaiser’s Rock RatKalinowski’s …
Animals that start with J

Animals That Start With J

The ultimate list of all animals that begin with the letter J: Mammals that start with the letter J Ja Slit-faced BatJackson’s …
Animals that start with I

Animals That Start With I

The ultimate list of all animals that begin with the letter I: Mammals that start with the letter I Iberian MoleIbexIdaho Ground …
Animals that start with H

Animals That Start With H

The ultimate list of all animals that begin with the letter H: Mammals that start with the letter H Hagen’s Flying SquirrelHaggard’s …
Animals that start with G

Animals That Start With G

The ultimate list of all animals that begin with the letter G: Mammals that start with the letter G Gairdner’s ShrewmouseGalápagos Fur …
Animals that start with F

Animals That Start With F

The ultimate list of all animals that begin with the letter F: Mammals that start with the letter F FalanoucFalkland Island WolfFallow …
Animals that start with E

Animals That Start With E

The ultimate list of all animals that begin with the letter E: Mammals that start with the letter E Ear-spot SquirrelEared HutiaEarless …
Animals that start with D

Animals That Start With D

The ultimate list of all animals that begin with the letter D: Mammals that start with the letter D D’albertis’s Ringtail PossumDaghestan …
Animals that start with C

Animals That Start With C

The ultimate list of all animals that begin with the letter C: Mammals that start with the letter C Cabrera’s HutiaCabrera’s VoleCacomistleCactus …
Animals that start with B

Animals That Start With B

The ultimate list of all animals that begin with the letter B: Mammals that start with the letter B Babault’s Mouse ShrewBabirusaBactrian …
Antelope and other animals that start with A

Animals That Start With A

The ultimate list of all animals that begin with the letter A: Mammals that start with the letter A AardvarkAardwolfAba Roundleaf BatAbbott’s …
1 2 3 4 5 6