Animals starting with Y

Animals that start with Y

Alphabetical list of animals.

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Photo of a yabby
Photo by Ioan Sameli

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.

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.