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Animals that Start with X

Animals are living creatures that move, eat food for energy, and have multiple cells. They can be found in many places, like land, water, and air. Examples include dogs, birds, fish, and insects.

Animals that begins with x

  • Xantus's Hummingbird

Xantus's Hummingbird

Description: Animals that begins with x { Xantus's Hummingbird }is a small, brightly colored bird native to Baja California, Mexico. It has a distinctive iridescent green back, a white belly, and a dark face with a white stripe behind the eye.

Habitat: Found in coastal regions, scrublands, and gardens.

Behavior: Known for its rapid wing beats, allowing it to hover while feeding on nectar from flowers.


  • Xerus


Description: animals that start with an x { Xerus } is a genus of African ground squirrels, often recognized by their bushy tails and alert posture. They are social animals, often seen in groups.

Habitat: Inhabit savannas, grasslands, and open woodlands across Africa.

Behavior: They are diurnal and primarily herbivorous, feeding on seeds, nuts, and roots. They live in burrows to avoid predators and extreme temperatures.


  • X-ray Tetra

X-ray Tetra

Description:animals start with x {The X-ray Tetra}, also known as the Golden Pristella Tetra, is a small freshwater fish with a translucent body through which its internal organs can be seen.

Habitat: Native to the coastal waters of the Amazon River basin in South America.

Behavior: They are schooling fish, preferring to stay in groups. They are peaceful and popular in home aquariums due to their unique appearance and ease of care.


  • Xenops


Description: Xenops are small passerine birds found in the tropical forests of Central and South America. They have a distinctive wedge-shaped bill and are usually brown with lighter underparts.

Habitat: Found in lowland and montane forests.

Behavior: They forage on tree trunks and branches, using their bills to pry insects from bark and wood, much like woodpeckers.


  • Xoloitzcuintli


Description: The Xoloitzcuintli, also known as the Mexican Hairless Dog, comes in three sizes: toy, miniature, and standard. It has a sleek, hairless body, though some may have a short coat.

Habitat: Originates from Mexico and has been around for over 3,000 years.

Behavior: Known for their loyalty, intelligence, and calm demeanor. They were revered by the Aztecs and are still considered national treasures in Mexico