What Are Some Animals With Names Beginning With the Letter “Q”?

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There are several animals that have names that begin with the letter “q,” including the quail, the quarterhorse and the quoll. Lesser known animals, like the queen snake, the quokka and the quetzal also have names beginning with this not-so-often-used letter.

The quail is a small bird that’s a member of the pheasant family. It typically makes its home in a nest on the ground and feeds on insects and seeds. The quarterhorse is a type of horse that is used in racing and rodeos, while the quoll is a marsupial that lives mainly in Australia and carries its young in a pouch, much like a kangaroo.