Amazing Animals Whose Names Start with The Letter J

Whether on land, water, or air, these J animals demonstrate amazing skills.

In search of food or just evading threats, these animals apply different means; sprint, glide, hop, or jump. Whatever the trick is,  these J animals have amazing ways to finish the job.

Jabiru

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The Jabiru (Ephippiorhynchus asiaticus) or the Black-necked Stork, is the largest and the only stork found in Australia. This black and white – bodied stork is about 1.4 m tall with a 30cm-long black bill. The neck and head is dark green in color, while its long legs are coral-red in color. Jabiru storks is found in wetlands, shallow swamps, and other waterways. Usually seen foraging alone, this wetland bird’s feeds on fish, mollusks, crustaceans and amphibians. It uses its large bill to seize prey. Female lays 2-4 eggs in a nest up in trees. Both parents care for the young.

Jackdaw

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The Jackdaw (Corvus monedula), sometimes called Western Jackdaw, is almost a black-colored passerine bird. These birds are widespread  across Europe, western Asia and North Africa. They live in villages and towns, cultivated lands, coastal cliffs and wooded steppes. Jackdaw is one of the smallest species in the crow family measuring at 34–39 cm in length with a wingspan of about 67-74 cm and weighs between 220-270 g. These sociable birds have grey neck, eyes, and shoulders. The bill and legs are black. A known omnivorous, jackdaws feed on insects, small invertebrates, worms, snails, mice, berries, seeds and fruits.

Jaguar

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The jaguar (Panthera onca) is the third-largest feline after the tiger and the lion. The jaguar has a short and stocky limb structure, whose weight ranges between 56–96 kilograms. At shoulder’s length, jaguar averages from 67–76 centimeters tall and a tail about 75 cm. A remarkable feature of this wily animal is its spotty coat  It is widespread across Central America living in forested and open terrain as well as areas close to water sources . Its jaw is extremely powerful. Many suggested that it has the most powerful bite amongst felines. A solitary animal, jaguar hunts for prey usually at around dawn and dusk.  Its diet includes dogs, foxes, capybara, deer, tapirs, anacondas and caiman. Jaguar also feast on small animals like; birds, fish, monkeys, frogs, mice and turtles.

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  1. Goodselfme Says...

    On September 13, 2010 at 5:39 pm

    Amazingly done article.


  2. Jimmy Shilaho Says...

    On September 13, 2010 at 5:46 pm

    An amazing compilation papa!


  3. Emmie Says...

    On September 13, 2010 at 6:10 pm

    Great list. I love the Jaguar, they are amazing creatures.

    Emmie


  4. giftarist Says...

    On September 13, 2010 at 6:41 pm

    Awesome animals. Like Emmie, the Jaguar looks cool.


  5. earthlyjewels Says...

    On September 13, 2010 at 7:06 pm

    Great post. Thanks for sharing!


  6. Brewed Coffee Says...

    On September 13, 2010 at 7:40 pm

    Dapat pala Jackhare yun Papaleng hehehe. Another good compilation. Always interesting to see pictures with your posts.


  7. bebarrs Says...

    On September 13, 2010 at 8:15 pm

    how about Jejemon? LOL !
    Thanks


  8. Ramalingam Says...

    On September 13, 2010 at 8:50 pm

    Nice article and quite informative.Always as interesting as ever.Thanks for sharing.


  9. ronthoughts Says...

    On September 13, 2010 at 8:54 pm

    Great write on “J” animals brother. Liked & stumbled.


  10. pearl2010 Says...

    On September 13, 2010 at 9:35 pm

    So wonderful J animals. Nice share papaleng.


  11. Percy Says...

    On September 13, 2010 at 10:32 pm

    Ngayon lang ako nakakita nun papaleng, jaguar lang ang alam ko. Nice post. Very informative. I like it.


  12. MilMick Says...

    On September 13, 2010 at 10:55 pm

    Wow.. thank you. very nice and informative post.


  13. Vaibhav Diwaker Says...

    On September 13, 2010 at 10:58 pm

    Another well documented series from Papa!


  14. sandcastle Says...

    On September 13, 2010 at 11:07 pm

    I never heard of Jabiru and Jackdaw but it is so nice meeting them thru your article . Great post!


  15. Joie Schmidt Says...

    On September 13, 2010 at 11:09 pm

    So intriguing!

    Blessings.

    Sincerely,

    -Joie Schmidt.


  16. heidiefernandez Says...

    On September 13, 2010 at 11:50 pm

    well written piece ….nice entry papaleng…


  17. Brenda Nelson Says...

    On September 13, 2010 at 11:53 pm

    That Jackdaw bird is cool.. we have other J birds here, called Jays.. there are blue Jays, gray Jays and many other types.

    cool link


  18. GodsGrace Says...

    On September 14, 2010 at 12:14 am

    Nice Info


  19. MsPatriciaDV Says...

    On September 14, 2010 at 12:57 am

    wow ang dami pla!


  20. Anuradha Ramkumar Says...

    On September 14, 2010 at 1:06 am

    An excellent compilation. I was not aware of the fact that there are so many animals in J.


  21. Kaye TM Says...

    On September 14, 2010 at 2:42 am

    i knew all of these except for the bird names. nicely done papaleng. gusto ko nang jumping spider as pet… if pwede.heheh LOL


  22. Christine Ramsay Says...

    On September 14, 2010 at 3:13 am

    A very interesting and well presented post. Great work as always.

    Christine


  23. Christine Ramsay Says...

    On September 14, 2010 at 3:19 am

    A very interesting and well presented post. Great work as always.

    Christine


  24. Likha Says...

    On September 14, 2010 at 4:28 am

    Question: Why the letter j papaleng? Curious lang po. Marami nga talagang animals beginning with the letter j so hindi lang pala dapat j is for jaguar ang ituro ko sa kinder. You really think of amazing subjects to write about. Great work.


  25. PSingh1990 Says...

    On September 14, 2010 at 8:24 am

    Nice Share.

    :-)


  26. Lord Banks Says...

    On September 14, 2010 at 8:35 am

    Excellent pictures of wonderful animals. LB


  27. joelan19 Says...

    On September 14, 2010 at 9:10 am

    Jejeje, liked this papaleng! Too bad jejemon and jologs didn’t make the list. :D


  28. Ruby Hawk Says...

    On September 14, 2010 at 6:18 pm

    I appreciate the interesting information about the animals. nice pics too.


  29. fishfry aka Elizabeth Figueroa Says...

    On September 14, 2010 at 8:09 pm

    Interesting information, I recognized the jaugar, the other two are somewhat foreign to me. This is good for me to know, especially with school back, instead of my daughter using jaugar, she could use something different.
    Awesome


  30. mysocalledlife Says...

    On September 14, 2010 at 10:38 pm

    learned a lot of new characters in the animal kingdom! thanks papaleng!


  31. Penggaroo Says...

    On September 15, 2010 at 9:49 am

    I’m loving your “wonderful” lists papaleng! keep it up:)


  32. orlando javier Says...

    On September 15, 2010 at 3:30 pm

    great work, papaleng! your creativity does not stop to amaze me.


  33. Tulan Says...

    On September 15, 2010 at 10:01 pm

    Interesting article and nice pictures.


  34. mkd1788 Says...

    On September 16, 2010 at 2:06 pm

    yea such a amazing animals are!…interesting post..


  35. heidiefernandez Says...

    On September 17, 2010 at 2:59 am

    papaleng…binuksan ko ulit itong article mo…..maganda kasi….hehhe


  36. K Kristie Says...

    On September 17, 2010 at 3:51 am

    My first time to hear of the jabiru and jackdaw. These are all beautiful animals.


  37. Starpisces Says...

    On September 17, 2010 at 9:03 am

    great work, very well described on the animals, and the pics are great.


  38. babyishinilej Says...

    On September 17, 2010 at 10:40 am

    Very entertaining.


  39. LCM Linda Says...

    On September 18, 2010 at 12:35 am

    Very informative and interesting. Jaguar looks cool to see but not to meet. Jellyfish is always beautiful to look at. Jackrabbit reminds me of a kangaroo. Thanks for sharing.


  40. Nykesha Alexandra Says...

    On September 18, 2010 at 2:05 am

    nice animals,… hehe


  41. PR Mace Says...

    On September 18, 2010 at 4:55 pm

    Another great educational post. A good one for school children with a homework assignment on the subject. Well done.


  42. Ukrainian Says...

    On September 19, 2010 at 1:41 am

    Great article! Amazing pictures and amazing animals!


  43. Sunjhini Says...

    On September 20, 2010 at 1:51 pm

    interesting and informative post…


  44. Patrick Regoniel Says...

    On September 20, 2010 at 4:51 pm

    Many of these animals are new to me.


  45. antarescrane Says...

    On September 20, 2010 at 7:45 pm

    great article! :)


  46. Elma Sandoval Says...

    On September 21, 2010 at 4:33 am

    very informative. will keep all these in mind


  47. Anupatil Says...

    On September 24, 2010 at 2:09 pm

    Nice and informative article.


  48. eddiego65 Says...

    On September 27, 2010 at 10:30 am

    It’s fun learning the J animals. I hope you do this for all letters of the alphabet.


  49. jamesrcoffey Says...

    On October 4, 2010 at 9:08 pm

    wow! gonna do the rest of the alphabet? Nice job!


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