List of Jungle Animals

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A list of jungle animals will help your child get a glimpse of the world's biodiversity. Whether in the rainforests of Central America and South America or the jungles of Africa and Asia, these habitats are home to hundreds of animal species. Use the list below to learn about a few of these species, then download a printable list of jungle animals as a resource. If you need help downloading the printable list, check out these helpful tips.

A Short List of Jungle Animals

Hundreds of animals live in the world's jungle environments. The many species include:

Reptiles and Amphibians

  • Pythons
  • Boa Constrictors
  • Tree Frogs
  • Poison Dart Frogs
  • Monkey Frogs
  • Toads
  • Chameleons
  • Geckos
  • Iguanas
  • Lizards


  • Parrots
  • Toucans


  • Tigers
  • Jaguars
  • Orangutans
  • Gorillas
  • Sloths
  • Capuchin Monkeys
  • Squirrel Monkeys
  • Spider Monkeys

Insects and Arachnids

  • Army Ants
  • Leafcutter Ants
  • Beetles
  • Spiders
  • Butterflies

See pictures of some of the species on this list of jungle animals in the "What kind of animals live in a jungle?" slideshow.

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List of Jungle Animals