The correct answer is prey.
The correct answer is (B) The prey (of an animal, bird, hunter, etc.); an intended victim; the object of pursuit by bird of prey, hunters, etc; an animal, bird, or anything that is hunted, pursued, or attacked.
Quarry comes from Middle English querre (animal parts fed to the hounds).
Old French curée (cuir [skin])
Examples of use:
- The hawk swooped down to seize its quarry.
- An old gazelle several meters behind the rest of the herd became his quarry.