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Animals A-Z by Picture

Guess these animals - one for every letter of the alphabet (except X).
Quiz by Gassu
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Last updated: January 19, 2022
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First submittedMarch 10, 2018
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100 Recent Comments
+20
Level 76
Mar 11, 2018
OK, how come that's a bald eagle if it's got so much hair on its head?
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Level 83
Mar 11, 2018
Wikipedia: Bald eagles are not actually bald; the name derives from an older meaning of the word, "white headed".
+27
Level 78
Mar 12, 2018
Dictionary.com: Joke - Noun 1. Something said or done to provoke laughter or cause amusement, as a witticism, a short and amusing anecdote, or a prankish act.
+25
Level 63
May 30, 2018
Of course it was a joke but did you actually know? I didn't!
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Level 55
Mar 11, 2018
Got 19. Some were obvious, some less obvious. Good balance of answers!
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Level 83
Mar 11, 2018
Should probably accept "greylag goose" for the goose one, given that that also begins with G, and is a more precise description of the animal shown.
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Level 82
Jan 1, 2022
Your superior knowledge is noted, and we bow down before you.
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Level 83
Feb 13, 2023
It's not superior, I was just brought up by avid birdwatchers.
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Level 34
Mar 11, 2018
Aaaagh Kea ! I was convinced it was a Kakapo :(
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Level 77
Mar 16, 2018
I tried so many variations of that before giving up!
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Level 79
Mar 31, 2020
At least you were right geographically.
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Level 82
May 23, 2022
I knew what a Kea was, but wasn't about to get it from the photo alone.

After Kookaburra didn't take, I pretty much gave up on that one. I was also in the (slightly broader) general geographic area, but no dice.

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Level 55
May 24, 2022
They should've just slapped a picture of a kiwi bird on there instead
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Level 66
May 31, 2022
SAME!
+11
Level 75
Mar 11, 2018
no animal with X? since Unicorn works the scope is so broad that Xenomorph could be a chance :)
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Level 56
May 24, 2022
I think it's a joke because there's no country that starts with x, but idk
+6
Level 60
Mar 11, 2018
Or xenops, which is real.
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Level 66
Aug 12, 2018
And you would have been the only entrant to get it correct and spoil the "curve"!
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Level 81
Jun 29, 2022
I'm sure there's an x-ray fish (aka x-ray tetra).
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Level 63
Mar 12, 2018
Couldn't the choices for K & V be a little more a part of today's world?

Could K be Kiwi, Kangaroo, Koala, Kingfisher, or Komodo Dragon ??

Could V be an animal that is living now rather than one 70 million years ago ---> like Vulture, Viper, Vicuna or Vole ??

I'm wondering what the JetPunk guidelines are for ever changing questions in a Quiz like this?

How does it all work here?

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Level 83
Mar 12, 2018
Keas are very much "a part of today's world." And now you've learned something! Really, the V question wasn't hard.

And the guidelines are what are expressed in the quiz description. I wouldn't say that a quiz like this is "ever changing."

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Level 82
Mar 12, 2018
Keas would have struggled to acquire such a love for ripping apart windscreen wipers if they weren't part of today's world...
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Level 69
Mar 14, 2018
Also, keas love those metallic wrappers prepared hotdogs and hamburgers come in; I do NOT understand why ski resorts were actually selling them that way! Thankfully, I got my burger out of the wrapper before the kea made off with it. // For those of you that enjoy learning a little something with your quiz-taking, keas are the only alpine parrot in the world! They are native to New Zealand, and look much greener than this picture shows when they're viewed against the snow! And oh yeah – they like shiny things :-)
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Level 76
Aug 12, 2018
Yeah, the v one wasn't hard, unless all you could think of was "veloster," which I believe is some sort of Hyundai.
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Level 75
Aug 12, 2018
Thanks, Samiamco. I'm one of those who is grateful for the extra tidbits in the comments. I assumed the Kea was another tropical bird.
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Level 63
Aug 12, 2018
The last time I was in New Zealand I was on the road to Milford Sound and stopped for a photograph. A mischievous kea, ready in waiting, swooped down out of the tree and began pulling the long rubber strip off the top of my car. Trying to shoo it away was futile - it thought it was a hilarious game. I had to get in the car and start driving away, reaching 30kph before it finally let go and flew off, defeated, the rubber strip tumbling to the ground behind my car. Had to turn the car around, pick up the strip and attach it back on to the car...
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Level 75
May 23, 2022
The origin story for your handle, perhaps?
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Level 42
Dec 8, 2018
wouldn't be a challenge if there weren't a few difficult answers
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Level 42
Dec 8, 2018
but makes things much easier when you're a New Zealander ;)
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Level 63
Mar 1, 2019
With that attitude, I think you would really enjoy this quiz: https://www.jetpunk.com/quizzes/3-and-4-letter-birds
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Level 86
Mar 19, 2018
Unicorn should be replaced/removed or you should specify that there are imaginary animals.
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Level 78
May 23, 2022
How long did you spend trying to think of a real animal that looked like a horse and had a single horn? I scoured my “U” encyclopedia Britannica for hours with the quiz paused. Well then I found my answer! The unicornfish! Now, it didn’t look like a horse at all in the photo, but I’ll be darned, it worked! And it even accepted it as a type-in without “fish”. Maybe they should change the photo to one that looks more like a fish and less like a horse, though.
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Level 86
May 23, 2022
Er... are you alright?
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Level 81
May 23, 2022
Urchin or umbrellabird would be good if you’re looking for an actual animal. Or if you’re looking for something a little more out there you could do the Uakari.
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Level 38
Mar 22, 2018
Unicorns Not real.
+3
Level 85
Dec 7, 2019
Spoiler alert!
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Level 56
May 24, 2022
Hmm, are you sure?
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Level 81
Jun 29, 2022
The unicorn is the national animal of Scotland. If you don't believe, me just google it...
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Level 58
Jul 16, 2022
Am from Scotland can confirm unicorns are our national animal
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Level 38
Mar 22, 2018
Velocirapters Ain't Animals There Dinosaurs. Maybe Viper For v
+15
Level 63
May 30, 2018
You do know that dinosaurs were animals, right?
+2
Level 85
Dec 7, 2019
My mother-in-law is a dinosaur, but she isn't an anim.....check that. You're right. I stand corrected.
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Level 38
Mar 22, 2018
Can you accept wild dog
+17
Level 86
Aug 12, 2018
Sure. And why not accept "zoo horse" for zebra while you're at it?
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Level 28
May 23, 2022
LMAO
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Level 38
Mar 22, 2018
Dodo's Are Extinct
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Level 83
Mar 30, 2018
And unicorns have never existed. Doesn't stop them from being, by definition, animals.
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Level 64
May 6, 2021
What about the Siberian Unicorn, the Arabian Unicorn, and the Narwhal
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Level 50
May 23, 2022
And the rhino.
+7
Level 74
Aug 12, 2018
unlike the velociraptor, which are abundant in the northern hemisphere
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Level 67
Aug 12, 2018
And may make the finals this year now that they have a new Claw.
+3
Level 82
Jan 1, 2022
So, apparently, is correct apostrophe usage.
+1
Level 63
May 30, 2018
Nice variety of animals. Though I thought it was weird some were so specific while G and H are so general.
+2
Level 86
Aug 12, 2018
By the time I got to 'N' on this quiz I was starting to feel a bit queasy. But I got better.
+1
Level 73
Aug 12, 2018
Newt? the hell is that, i got everything except that one, shame on me
+1
Level 68
Aug 13, 2018
You've never heard of a newt?? Where do you live?! Possibly you know it as a salamander??
+1
Level 48
Sep 24, 2018
newt, also known as eft.... good one for cruciverbalists
+6
Level 86
Jun 8, 2019
She turned me into a newt!

I got better.

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Level 69
Aug 12, 2018
Got 23! Stumped on Kea and Impala (should have know that but I kept typing in Ibex).

I am not so hot about the extinct/mythological critters but it was still a nice quiz and the pictures of the horse and wolf were nice as was the funny ostrich!

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Level 62
Aug 12, 2018
K got me. Everything else came immediately.
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Level 66
Aug 12, 2018
Wow, Just wow
+1
Level 66
Aug 12, 2018
Completely missed Goose...
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Level 41
Aug 13, 2018
you could use xenoceratops for x as for v you used a dinosaur
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Level 79
Mar 31, 2020
Xiphactinus perhaps?
+1
Level 85
Aug 13, 2018
The image of the falcon looks to me like a goshawk.
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Level 70
Aug 13, 2018
I thought it looked like a 'Common Buzzard', especially those 'pantaloons' feathers down it's legs:
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Level 63
Aug 13, 2018
Mastodon should also be accepted for Mammoth...They are different species, but they both look very similar to the image you have there...And they both start with M.
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Level 73
Aug 13, 2018
I'm terrible with birds, missed K and Q
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Level 91
Aug 13, 2018
Kakapo should be acceptable for the "K". they are nearly identical and without showing it in flight there is no decent way to determine the difference. I wasted a good minute trying different spellings.
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Level 30
Nov 16, 2020
What @idontkn?????? Kakapo look nothing like Kea. Kakapo are huge, (the largest parrot) can't fly, are way fluffier, and have way different beaks along with many other visual differences. Look it up if you need. They dont look alike apart from the colour. If you excepted Kakapo for Kea it would be like accepting Emu for Ostrich, or Leopard for Jaguar.
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Level 68
May 23, 2022
Ah, the advantage of being from New Zealand and seeing kea in the mountains. Just to let you know, from the photo it is immediately obvious to the trained eye it is a kea. A kakapo is a ground parrot that cannot fly and has a fluffy face. Kea have been known to attack sheep!
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Level 55
Jan 29, 2023
Keas are better
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Level 25
Aug 29, 2018
Should have done Llama rather than Ladybird lol
+2
Level 75
May 29, 2020
Nice. I actually saw a wild unicorn once when driving through Ohio.
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Level 82
Aug 23, 2021
That sounds about right...Ohio surely is a weird place
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Level 61
Jun 7, 2020
Please accept Bald Headed Eagle. Never head of Kea or Quetzal.
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Level 32
Jul 3, 2020
Seriously, a velociraptor AND A UNICORN?!?!?! thought it was funny
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Level 68
May 23, 2022
Same! Great quiz.
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Level 82
Oct 13, 2021
Could you accept Greylag Goose?
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Level ∞
Jan 19, 2022
Okay
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Level 63
Feb 10, 2022
Lol i didnt get newt because i was constantly spelling it newd lol
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Level 28
May 23, 2022
bro I typed ostrich wrong
+1
Level 70
May 23, 2022
Bald headed eagle should be accepted as an answer
+1
Level 61
May 23, 2022
How about Xoloitzcuintli For X?
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Level 60
May 23, 2022
Can you accept Polar for Polar Bear? Everyone who types Polar knows it's Polar Bear...
+1
Level 70
May 23, 2022
All I could think of is the video of someone being shagged by a kakapo.
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Level 46
May 23, 2022
Could you accept "Lady Beetle" or "ladybeetle" for "ladybug/ladybird? I tried both before typing ladybug.
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Level 33
May 23, 2022
No X? Xerus or Xenops are some ideas incase you consider adding it.
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Level 78
May 23, 2022
Dozens of animals begin with the letter "U." Why do so many quiz-makers insist on using "unicorn," instead of educating the users?
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Level 82
May 23, 2022
I am no expert, but I watched enough Crocodile Hunter as a child to suspect that the alligator in the picture is actually a crocodile. Google Lens seems to agree. Could any specialist confirm?
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Level 68
May 24, 2022
It seems you are correct, what was pictured all these years was a Crocodile! The picture has been changed now.
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Level 56
May 24, 2022
What on earth is a ladybird? Have you ever seen a bird before?
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Level 68
May 24, 2022
Back to "ladybird" versus "ladybug." Although I am not a Brit, I favor the term "ladybird." These insects are beetles, not bugs. They were called "ladybirds" long before they were called "ladybugs." This is another example of an animal name that underwent mutation after the English crossed the pond. Perhaps it was bad grog on the way over, or something. Same sort of mess happened with buzzards, elk, and so forth. "Two countries divided by a common language," in Shaw's apt description.
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Level 76
May 31, 2023
"Bugs" is a general term that includes all insects and arachnids, so these insects are defnitely bugs. In any case, they are definitely not birds.
+1
Level 78
Oct 1, 2023
Elk? What do British people call elk?
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Level 51
Jun 11, 2022
Xoloitzcuintle for X
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Level 28
Aug 5, 2022
I really like this quiz! Love the picture of the horse by the way
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Level 60
Dec 14, 2023
You missed an opportunity to use (and post a picture of) a quokka!!
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Level 34
Mar 24, 2024
you should allow kakapo for kea.
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Level 55
Mar 26, 2024
No, you shouldn’t