Among the animals whose names start with the letter "n" are the nutria, nyala, nanger, narwhal, needlefish, night sergeant, northern sennet, natal barred blue butterfly, night butterfly and Northern Jungle Queen. Other animals include the nuthatch, nightjar, northern mole cricket, nectar-sucking blister beetle and nine-spotted ladybird beetle.
The northern sennet is a marine fish that is related to the barracuda. The Northern Jungle Queen is a butterfly from South Asia with an intricate, dark, geometric pattern on the margin of its pale wings. The nuthatch is a small bird that is known for climbing trees. The nyala is a type of large antelope.