Animals starting with Y

List of animals that start with Y

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Yabby

Photo of a yabby
Photo by Ioan Sameli
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A yabby is a small crayfish that is found in creeks, rivers and billabongs in Australia. They can be caught and eaten in much the same way as larger crayfish.

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Yak

Scientific name: bos grunniens

A yak is a relative of the cow. Yaks live in high mountains, and have long shaggy hair to keep out the cold.

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Yeti

A Yeti is a hairy, human-like creature said to live in the mountains in Nepal. Yetis are legendary creatures, but it hasn't been proven either way that they exist or are just a myth.