Anka Giant BIRD of West Asia. Etymology: Turkish word, originally from the Arabic 'anka ̄'. (Incidentally, anka means “sparrow hawk” in the Quechuan language of the Andes.) Variant names: Angka, Anka kus ̧u, Anka-mo- grel, Zümrüt anka.
Offers a comprehensive guide to identifying animals yet to be officially recognized in science, and discusses where these animals live and why they remain a mystery.