Animals Names, Animals and Their Young Ones

Names of Males, Females, Babies, and Groups of Animals, Gender of Animals


Names of Males, Females, Babies, and Groups of Animals, Gender of Animals

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Animals Names, Animals and Their Young Ones

Did you know the names of babies of adult animals?

“Look at that cute baby cat!” is not something you hear very often. There’s nothing technically wrong but English already offers a shorter, more familiar term for such; a kitten. The cub of each animal is named in different ways.

Now let’s see the names of these animals and the names of their babies.

Here they are…



Birds are extensively known as chick, a common term that applies to any bird. There are also more specific words for birds such as; eyas, duckling e.t.c.


Baby Chicken, falcon, crow and Crane are called that chick.

Baby Dove or pigeon are called a squab.

A baby Duck is called that Duckling.

A baby eagle is called that fledgling or eaglet.

A baby goose is called a gosling.

A baby grouse is called that poult.


A baby hawk is called that eyas.

A baby swan is called that cygnet or flapper.

A baby turkey is called that poult.

A baby owl is called a owlet.

A baby Peacock is called a peachick.

A baby Partridge is called that cheeper.

Baby Hummingbird, jay, heron, lark, magpie are called that chick.

Also a baby ostrich is called that chick.

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A many variety of mammalian babies are known as kits, cubs, pups or whelps.

We will list a few of those here,

A baby dog is called a puppy.

A baby lion is called a cub.

A baby pig is called a piglet.

A baby cow is called a calf.

A baby cat is called a kitten.

A baby Aardvark called that cub or calf.

A baby Ape is called a infant.

A baby ox is called a stot.

A baby Mouse is called that pup, pinkie or kitten.

A baby horse is called that foal, colt (male) or filly (female).

A baby coat is called a kid.

A baby rabbit is called that bunny.

A baby racon is called that kid or cub.

A baby wolf is called that cub, pup or whelp.

A baby sheep is called that lamb.

A baby Rhinoceros is called that calf.

A baby zebra is called that colt or foal.



As in any animal, adult fish have the names of their babies.

Like these …

A baby Salmon or trout are called that alevin.

A baby turtle is called a hatchling

A baby codfish is called that codling.

A baby shark is called that pub.

A baby eel is called that leptocephalus.

A baby whale is called a calf.


This is a comprehensive category that includes a complicated crew of animals like insects.

Invertebrates also have unique names for their babies …

A baby mosquito is called that wriggler.

A baby spider is called that spiderling.

A baby Mussel is called that glochidium.

A baby Jellyfish is called that ephyra.

A baby ant is called that antling.

A baby Oyster is called that spat.

A baby Sea urchin is called a pluteus.


Names of Males, Females, Babies, and Groups of Animals, Gender of Animals
Name Male Female
Alligator Bull Cow
Antelope Buck Doe
Baboon male Female
Bear Boar Sow
Bee Drone Queen
Bird Cock Hen
Butterfly Male Female
Camel Bull Cow
Cat Tomcat Queen
Chicken Rooster Hen
Crow Cock Hen
Deer Buck Doe
Dog Dog Bitch
Dolphin Bull Cow
Elephant Bull Cow
Fox Reynard Vixen
Giraffe Bull Doe
Goat Buck Doe
Hamster Buck Doe
Heron Cock Hen
Horse Stallion Mare
Human Man Woman
Kangaroo Buck Doe
Leopard Leopard Leopardess
Lion Lion Lioness
Monkey Male Female
Mosquito Male Female
Mouse Buck Doe
Panda Boar Sow
Penguin Male Female
Pig Boar Sow
Rabbit Buck Doe
Rat Buck Doe
Shark Bull Female
Sheep Buck Ewe
Snake Male Female
Spider Male Female
Swan Cob Pen
Tiger Tiger Tigress
Whale Bull Cow
Wolf Dog Bitch
Zebra Stallion Mare
Name Baby Group of Animals
Alligator Hatchling congregation
Antelope Calf Herd
Baboon Infant Troop
Bear Cub Sleuth
Bee Larva Hive, bike
Bird Chick Dissimulation
Butterfly Caterpillar, larva Swarm
Camel Calf Flock
Cat Kitten Clutter
Chicken Chick Flock
Crow Chick Murder
Deer Fawn Herd
Dog Pup Litter
Dolphin Pup, calf Herd
Elephant Calf Parade
Fox Kit Skulk
Giraffe Calf Herd, corps
Goat Kid Herd, tribe
Hamster Pup Horde
Heron Chick Sedge
Horse Foal Stable
Human Baby, Infant Clan, crowd
Kangaroo Joey Troop
Leopard Cub Leap
Lion Cub Pride
Monkey Infant Troop
Mosquito Inymph Swarm
Mouse Pup, pinkie Horde
Panda Cub
Penguin Chick Rookery
Pig Piglet Drove
Rabbit Kitten Colony, drove
Rat Pup Horde
Shark Pup School
Sheep Lamb Drift, drove
Snake Snakelet,neonate Bed, nest
Spider Spiderling
Swan Cygnet, flapper Bevy, game
Tiger Cub Ambush
Whale Calf Gam
Wolf Pup, whelp Pack, rou
Zebra Colt, foal Herd, crossing