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One animal whose name begins with the letter "U" is the uakari, which is a kind of monkey. Other animals whose names begin with "U" are the umbrella bird and the uguisu. More »

Animal names that begin with the letter "I" include the impala, the iguana, the Indian jackal, the Indian star tortoise, and the Indian Porcupine, among others. These animals live in a variety of different environments. More »

Animals that begin with the letter R include rabbits, raccoons, robins, rats and reindeer. Other animals beginning with the letter R are the raven, rhinoceros, rattlesnake and ram. More »

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One food that begins with the letter "U" is umeboshi, which is a pickled plum from Japan. Also known as Japanese apricots, these plums come from the ume tree, which was introduced to Japan from China as early as the eigh... More »

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In current English usage, post-1540s, a minx is not any sort of animal at all. It is an insulting word for a woman who is considered too flirtatious and rude. There is an obsolete English word, mynx, that dates from the ... More »

The primate commonly referred to as the "red-faced monkey" is known as the red uakari, pronounced "wakari." The small primates live in the Amazon River Basin of South America and prefer flooded rain forests and locations... More »

Oman is the only country that has a name beginning with the letter "o," as of 2014. Oman is located in the Near East, bordering the Gulf of Oman and the Arabian Sea. More »