1. Quoll - A carnivorous marsupial native to Australia, New Guinea and Tasmania, the quoll is often called the marsupial cat.
2. Quail - A collective name for a mid-sized bird that is often used for consumption by humans.
3. Quokka - One of the first Australian mammals seen by Europeans and about the size of a domestic cat, the quokka is a marsupial, just like the quoll. However, the quokka is a type of macropod, like the kangaroo and the wallaby.
4. Quetzal - One of the most beautiful birds in the world (in my opinion, at least!), the quetzal is a member of the trogon family, and native to Mexico and Guatemala.
5. Quail Thrush - Despite their name, the quail thrushes are neither quails, nor thrushes. Native to Australia and New Guinea, the quail thrushes are close relatives of the jewel-babblers of New Guinea! And yes, the jewel-babblers are, indeed, actual birds!
|6. Quelea - A small nomadic bird native to Africa, the red-billed quelea is thought to be the most numerous bird in the world!|
8. Quique - A mustelid (often called the grison), just like the otter, the quique is native to South America.
9. Quarter Horse - An American breed of horse that has been clocked at up to an astonishing 55 mph!
10. Quarry Worm Salamander - An "Endangered" species of salamander that is endemic (native only to that one place) to Costa Rica.
11. Queen Snake - A nonvenomous snake native to North America, the queen snake is very similar iin appearnace to the garter snake, and is often confused with it.