An intelligent animal, say, a dog, chimp, or dolphin. Could Spock meld with such creatures? What about tribbles? Humanoid beings with seemingly small amounts of intelligence, such as the Taurean creatures ("Galileo Seven"), or the Mugato?
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There are definitely some examples where he mind melds with non-humanoid aliens or other beings.
One example I immediately remembered from TOS would be the episode The Changeling, where he's trying to mind-meld with the rogue probe Nomad. It obviously works.
I think there are also a few examples during Voyager, where Tuvok mind melds with sentient but non-humanoid creates in a few cases, but I can't pin any example down right now.