List of Animal Names

Males, Females, Babies and Groups

There are specific names for males, females and babies for some animals, while there are generic terms, some have individual names for each case. Knowing the proper names, is a leap forward to excellent writing and speaking.







Bird Chick Hen Cock Flock
Canine Pup/Puppy Bitch Dog Pack
Feline Kitten, cub Queen Tom Clouder
Fish Fry, fingerling School, Shoal


Specific animal names, babies, female, male and groups


Animal Young Female Male Group
Aardvark cub sow boar
Albatross chick flock, rookery
Alligator hatchling cow bull congregation
Alpaca cria herd
American Bison calf cow bull herd
Ant Antling, larva, pupa queen, worker, gyne drone army, bike, colony
Anteater pup sow boar
Antelope calf doe buck herd, cluster, tribe
Armadillo pup, baby sow boar
Ass/Donkey foal jenny jack herd, pace, band, drove, coffle
Baboon infant tribe, troop, flange
Badger cub, kit sow boar cete, sett, colony, clan, company
Bat pup colony, cloud, flock
Bear cub sow boar sleuth, sloth
Beaver kit, kitten, pup family, colony
Bee larva, pupa queen, worker drone colony, drift, erst, grist,hive, nest, swarm
Bison calf cow bull herd, troop, gang, obstinacy
Buffalo calf cow bull herd, troop, gang, obstinancy
Butterfly caterpillar, larva, pupa, chrysalis rabble, flight, flutter; swarm, army (caterpillars)
Camel calf cow bull flock, herd, train
Caribou calf herd
Cat kitten, kit molly, queen, pussy tom clowder, cluster, clutter, glaring, pounce,kindle (young)
Cattle calf cow bull herd, drift, drove, mob, kine (female)
Cheetah cub coalition (male)
Chicken chick, peep hen, pullet rooster, cock(-erel) flock, brood, peep
Chimpanzee infant empress blackback troop, group, harem
Chinchilla tureturle, kit velvet, sow boar, bull herd
Clam larva bed
Cobra quiver
Cockroach nymph intrusion
Coyote cub, pup, whelp bitch dog pack, train
Crab hen cock, jimmy consortium, cast
Crane chick, colt herd, sedge, siege
Crocodile hatchling cow bull bask, nest, congregation, float, bask
Crow hover, murder, parcel
Deer calf, fawn doe, hind, cow buck, stag, bull, hart (red deer) bunch, herd, mob, rangale
Dog whelp, pup, puppy bitch, dam dog, stud, sire pack, litter (young), kennel, gang
Dolphin calf, pup cow bull team, school, pod, herd, team
Dove chick, squab hen cock arc, cote, dole, dule, flight, piteousness, pitying
Duck duckling duck, hen drake On land – flock, herd, badelynge, brace, safe, sord, sore, waddling. On water – bunch, paddling, raft. In flight – skein, string, team
Dugong calf cow bull herd
Eagle eaglet, fledgling convocation, brood, aerie
Echidna puggle sow boar
Elephant calf cow bull herd, flock, parade
Elephant seal calf cow bull herd, pack, arrangement
Elk (wapiti) calf cow bull gang, herd
Emu chick, hatchling mob
Falcon eyass/eyas falcon tiercel, tercel, terzel cast,
Ferret kit jill hob busyness, business, fesny(i)ng, fesynes
Fish fry, fingerling draft, run, school, shaol
Fox cub, kit, pup vixen tod, dog, dog fox, reynard leash, skulk
Frog polliwog, tadpole, froglet army, colony,bundle,fester, knot
Gazelle calf cow bull herd
Giant Panda cub sow boar
Giraffe calf cow bull, sire herd, corps, tower
Goat kid nanny, doe, doeling billy, buck, buckling herd, mob, tribe, trip
Goose gosling goose gander On ground – flock, gaggle. In flight – skein, team, wedge
Gorilla infant blackback,Silverback troop, group (band)
Guinea pig pup sow boar herd
Hamster pup doe buck horde
Hare leveret doe, jill buck, jack band, down, warren, husk
Hawk eyas hen tiercel cast, kettle, boil
Hedgehog hoglet, piglet, pup sow boar array
Heron chick hen cock siege, sedge
Hippopotamus calf cow bull bloat, crash, herd, thunder
Hornet larvae, pupae queen drone swarm
Horse foal, colt (male), filly (female) mare, dam stallion, stud herd, band, mob, team (work horses), stable, harras, string or field (race horses)
Human child, girl, boy woman man band, crowd, clan, tribe
Hummingbird chick hen cock charm
Hyena cub, pup, whelp bitch dog clan, cackle
Jackal pup pack
Jaguar cub
Jay, Blue chick hen cock charm
Jellyfish planula, polyp, ephyra sow boar bloom, fluther, smack, smuck, smuth
Kangaroo joey flyer, doe, jill, roo boomer, buck,jack mob, troop, court, herd
Koala joey doe buck colony, population
Komodo dragon hatchling, chick, calf cow, hen bull, cock bank
Lemur infant princess dictator plot, congress, conspiracy
Leopard cub leopardess leopard, prowl leap, lepe
Lion cub lioness lion pride, sawt
Llama cria hembra macho herd, flock
Lobster hen cock
Locust nymph cloud, host, plague, swarm
Mallard duckling hen drake brace, flush, lute, puddling, sord
Manatee calf cow bull herd
Meerkat pup clan, gang, mob
Mole pup sow boar labour, company, movement
Monkey infant, boy/girl tribe, troop[14]
Moose calf cow bull herd
Mouse kitten, pinky/fuzzy/crawler, pup doe buck colony, harvest, horde, mischief, nest
Mosquito nymph, wriggler, tumbler scourge, swarm, cloud
Mule foal molly, mare mule john, horse mule barren, pack, span, rake
Narwhal calf blessing
Octopus larva
Okapi calf cow bull herd
Ostrich hatchling, chick hen cock flock, troop
Otter pup, whelp sow boar romp, bevy, lodge, family, raft
Owl fledgling, owlet parliament, stare, wisdom
Ox calf cow bull, steer yoke, team, drove, herd
Oyster spat bed, hive, cast, culch
Panther cub pantheress
Parrot chick hen cock company, flock
Pelican chick, nestling pod
Penguin chick, nestling rookery, waddle, colony (on land), raft (in water)
Pig piglet, gilt (female) sow boar herd, drove, mob, drift, litter, sounder
Pigeon squab, squeaker hen cock flight, loft, flock, kit, team
Platypus platypus puddle
Porcupine pup sow boar prickle
Porpoise calf cow bull herd, pod, school
Prairie Dog pup sow boar coterie, town
Rabbit bunny, kit, kitten, nestling doe, jill buck, jack warren, nest, colony, bevy, bury, drove, trace, leash
Raccoon cub, kit sow boar nursery, gaze
Ram lamb ewe ram flock
Rat kitten, nestling, pinkie, pup, calf doe, cow buck, bull colony, horde, mischief, pack, plague, swarm
Raven unkindness, congress, conspiracy, parliament, murder, crime
Red deer calf hind stag herd
Red panda cub sow boar pack
Reindeer calf cow bull herd
Rhinoceros calf cow bull crash, herd
Salamander tadpole, salamanderling sow boar maelstrom, band
Sea lion pup, calf cow bull pod, colony, crash, flock, harem, bob, herd, rookery, team, hurdle
Seahorse seafoal seamare seastallion shoal
Seal pup cow bull pod, rookery, bob, herd, harem
Seastar chick hen cock group, school
Serval kitten
Shark cub bull frenzy, school, shiver
Sheep lamb, lambkin, cosset ewe, dam ram, buck drift, drove, mob, flock, trip, herd
Skunk kit sow boar surfeit
Snail n/a n/a hood
Snake snakelet, hatchling pit, nest or bed
Spider spiderling cluster, clutter
Squid chick hen cock roundup, audience
Squirrel pup, kit, kitten doe buck squad, dray, scurry
Stinkbug nymph intrusion
Swallow flight
Swan cygnet, flapper pen cob bevy, game, flock, herd, team, wedge
Tapir calf cow bull measure, herd
Tarsier infant doe buck herd, plot, harem, troop
Termite larva cow bull colony, swarm
Tiger cub, whelp tigress tiger ambush, streak
Toad tadpole, toadlet Knot, lump, coven
Trout fingerling hoover
Turkey poult hen tom, gobbler, stag cream, rafter
Turtle hatchling bale, dule
Vicuña calf cow, señorita bull, señor posse, herd
Wallaby joey jill jack mob
Walrus calf cow bull herd, flock, pod
Wasp larva queen, worker drone swarm, hive, colony
Water buffalo calf cow bull pot
Weasel pup, kit bitch, doe, jill buck, dog, hub, jack sneak, gang
Whale calf cow bull gam, grind, pod, herd, school
Wolf cub, pup, whelp bitch, she-wolf dog pack, rout
Wombat joey, chick jill jack wisdom, mob
Woodpecker chick descent
Worm wormlet bed, bunch, clew, squirm, wiggle
Yak calf cow bull herd, cabinet
Zebra colt, foal mare stallion cohort, zeal, herd