10 Marvelous Animals Whose Names Start with The Letter L

Langur, Lemmings, Limpkins, Leonberger, What do these animals have in common?

They may not be as popular as lion, leopard, lizards, ladybugs and llamas, these “L’ animals are marvelous in their own right. Read on to know more about these animals whose names start with the letter “L”.

Langur

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Langurs are funny-looking monkeys widespread in some Southeast Asian countries like India, Sri Lanka, Nepal and Tibet. These long-tailed monkeys live in forests, bushy terrains and swamps. Langur has slender body, long arms, and black hairy face with thick eyebrows. Common body color includes golden, dark brown, and gray. Adult males are about 2 ft tall and weigh between 9 to 15 kg. The tail can reach up to a meter long. Langurs are excellent tree climbers but are poor swimmers. Its diet includes leaves, grain, fruits and seeds. In the wild, Langur can live up to 25 years.

Lemmings

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Another marvelous “L’ animal to know is the Lemmings, a small rodent that endures the harsh weather of the Arctic Circle. These mouse-like rodents average about 7 to 15 cm in length and weigh between 30 to 112 g.  Lemmings have soft brown fur, short legs, short ears, and a short tails. A solitary animal and an herbivore, Lemmings diet includes leaves, grasses, bulbs, shoots and roots. It has a lifespan of 1-3 years.

Limpkin

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The Limpkin (known also as “crying bird”, “carrao”), is a large bird inhabiting wetlands of Florida and Georgia, Puerto Rico and Northern Argentina. This marsh bird sports brown plumage mark with white spot. It has broad wings, long yellow bill, long neck and slender long legs. Adult males which are slightly larger than females, reach up to 70 cm long and weigh up to 1.1 kg. Limpkins diet includes snails, frogs, insects, and other small marine animals.

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52 Responses to “10 Marvelous Animals Whose Names Start with The Letter L”
  1. The Quail 1957 Says...

    On January 6, 2011 at 1:25 pm

    Awesome article with outstanding photo s too. I love it when you post these articles! Well Done!


  2. Baijayanti Pradhan Says...

    On January 6, 2011 at 1:28 pm

    Good information with beautiful pictures.


  3. Mr Ghaz Says...

    On January 6, 2011 at 1:29 pm

    wonderful share papa..awesome photographs..really enjoyed this. Thanks my friend..excellent work! :)


  4. SowmyaT Says...

    On January 6, 2011 at 1:32 pm

    Nice pic and good info


  5. Joie Schmidt Says...

    On January 6, 2011 at 1:45 pm

    =)’s nice!

    Blessings.

    Sincerely,

    -Joie Schmidt.


  6. Stable Says...

    On January 6, 2011 at 1:46 pm

    Lovely article, my kids liked looking at the colourful pics


  7. bobie Says...

    On January 6, 2011 at 1:49 pm

    wow ayos . .nice article .. dami agad nag comment ah. .kakabang ko pa lang sa list eh.


  8. xplorer Says...

    On January 6, 2011 at 1:56 pm

    funny animals!


  9. vijayanths Says...

    On January 6, 2011 at 2:16 pm

    Interesting post.


  10. Christine Ramsay Says...

    On January 6, 2011 at 2:58 pm

    What a great article. I haven’t seen many of these animals before. Some of them are really beautiful. Thanks for the information.

    Christine


  11. SimplyShash Says...

    On January 6, 2011 at 3:01 pm

    While the post is informative, pics are just “too cute”. Nice share altogether!!!


  12. albert1jemi Says...

    On January 6, 2011 at 3:03 pm

    great share


  13. PR Mace Says...

    On January 6, 2011 at 3:12 pm

    These are such fun and educational articles,and you write them well.


  14. mostpopulararticle Says...

    On January 6, 2011 at 3:15 pm

    This article has been GRABBED by The Triond Experiment Thanks and goodluck!


  15. Brewed Coffee Says...

    On January 6, 2011 at 6:47 pm

    Katuwa naman yun Loris. Cute. I was also looking for the lemur. :-)


  16. Mystical Whitewolf Says...

    On January 6, 2011 at 8:54 pm

    As always Papa you have written a very informative and fabulous article. I really enjoyed reading this and looking at the beautiful animals.


  17. nz2rdfox Says...

    On January 6, 2011 at 8:55 pm

    Informative share indeed..some of it I’m not familiar with it. However, because of your post I came to know such animals :)


  18. Ima Vee Says...

    On January 6, 2011 at 9:14 pm

    Interesting… like na like ko si lilac-breasted roller, napakacolorful…
    very well written papaleng… :D


  19. lapasan Says...

    On January 6, 2011 at 9:16 pm

    Beautiful animals.


  20. PSingh1990 Says...

    On January 6, 2011 at 9:48 pm

    Nice Share

    :-)


  21. Eunice Tan Says...

    On January 6, 2011 at 10:34 pm

    You choose unique animals.


  22. Judy Sheldon Says...

    On January 6, 2011 at 11:47 pm

    The animals are so beautiful. I would love to see them up close. Thanks for an interesting read.


  23. LCM Linda Says...

    On January 7, 2011 at 12:28 am

    All these beautiful animals whose names started with “L” are new to me. I find the Leonberger most appealing and would like to have one. ;D


  24. crisdiwata Says...

    On January 7, 2011 at 12:47 am

    Great collection Papaleng. Awesome animals, very colorful yung birds pati yung lionfish. They are truly wonderful.


  25. SharifaMcFarlane Says...

    On January 7, 2011 at 1:30 am

    The Lorikeet is cute. Lovely animals Papaleng. I liked the pictures and learned something new.


  26. The Bling Says...

    On January 7, 2011 at 2:12 am

    I learned something new about the “L” animals aside from lion and leopard. thank you.


  27. Jimmy Shilaho Says...

    On January 7, 2011 at 3:59 am

    This is very lovely with awesome pictures.


  28. Anuradha Ramkumar Says...

    On January 7, 2011 at 6:10 am

    Another wonderful share, papa. I’m going to teach my lil’ one these animals.


  29. nobert soloria bermosa Says...

    On January 7, 2011 at 6:26 am

    cool creatures…i thought you miss “lawlawigan” bro


  30. Betty Carew Says...

    On January 7, 2011 at 7:27 am

    I Love your L article Papa. The Loris is my favorite, just cute as a button. Great post and your pictures are awesome.


  31. MsPatriciaDV Says...

    On January 7, 2011 at 7:32 am

    Ang cute ng lemmings!


  32. lonelyplanet Says...

    On January 7, 2011 at 7:38 am

    A different share with images.


  33. cyrenjan Says...

    On January 7, 2011 at 7:54 am

    Ang ganda! I love it! Nice to know about these cute species. :-)


  34. janesteban Says...

    On January 7, 2011 at 9:54 am

    Great info + great picture = great article! Thanks for sharing.


  35. orlando javier Says...

    On January 8, 2011 at 5:50 am

    these are amazing and awesome animals, kabayan! as usual, they could have been presented only by an equally awesome writer! impressed ako, bro!


  36. Tulan Says...

    On January 8, 2011 at 9:19 pm

    I know more about these animals than I did, and beautiful pictures too.


  37. LCM Linda Says...

    On January 8, 2011 at 11:07 pm

    Great article to read again. I miss nothing this time. :D


  38. Ruby Hawk Says...

    On January 9, 2011 at 12:54 am

    very interesting information and your pictures are great.


  39. gvgatchalian Says...

    On January 9, 2011 at 12:55 am

    And here I am, not knowing that there are animals named as such — langur, lemmings, limpkins. Will keep this in mind, papaleng. :-)


  40. UncleSammy Says...

    On January 9, 2011 at 10:10 am

    Thats a good one , thanks for sharing, see you around


  41. KingArgu Says...

    On January 9, 2011 at 11:18 am

    Wow! That was really interesting. thanks!


  42. ehna72 Says...

    On January 10, 2011 at 12:14 am

    Good article and nice pictures.Thanks for sharing!


  43. Sharif Ishnin Says...

    On January 11, 2011 at 2:50 am

    Excellent post Papaleng. Beautiful animals big and small. Fury and cute.


  44. simplyoj Says...

    On January 12, 2011 at 6:43 am

    Great list you have here.


  45. gaby7 Says...

    On January 15, 2011 at 11:36 am

    This simply awesome!


  46. gaby7 Says...

    On January 15, 2011 at 11:37 am

    This is simply awesome!


  47. eddiego65 Says...

    On January 15, 2011 at 11:11 pm

    Great piece. I like the series very much.


  48. dloriginal Says...

    On January 16, 2011 at 1:45 am

    Wonderful article. Very informative. Great.


  49. J M Lennox Says...

    On January 17, 2011 at 11:37 am

    Very interesting. A couple of these are new to me. Great pictures. Thanks for sharing.


  50. eamusing Says...

    On January 19, 2011 at 9:54 am

    Very interesting and some of them I really don’t know


  51. FX777222999 Says...

    On January 27, 2011 at 11:06 pm

    Nice information and nice pixx too!


  52. revivor Says...

    On February 3, 2011 at 6:18 am

    that Limpkin looks lovely and I’d never heard of him!!

    http://revivor-foundation.blogspot.com/


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