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.

 

Animal

Baby

Female

Male

Group

BirdChickHenCockFlock
CaninePup/PuppyBitchDogPack
FelineKitten, cubQueenTomClouder
FishFry, fingerlingSchool, Shoal

 

Specific animal names, babies, female, male and groups

 

AnimalYoungFemaleMaleGroup
Aardvarkcubsowboar
Albatrosschickflock, rookery
Alligatorhatchlingcowbullcongregation
Alpacacriaherd
American Bisoncalfcowbullherd
AntAntling, larva, pupaqueen, worker, gynedronearmy, bike, colony
Anteaterpupsowboar
Antelopecalfdoebuckherd, cluster, tribe
Armadillopup, babysowboar
Ass/Donkeyfoaljennyjackherd, pace, band, drove, coffle
Baboon infanttribe, troop, flange
Badgercub, kitsowboarcete, sett, colony, clan, company
Batpupcolony, cloud, flock
Bearcubsowboarsleuth, sloth
Beaverkit, kitten, pupfamily, colony
Beelarva, pupaqueen, workerdronecolony, drift, erst, grist,hive, nest, swarm
Bisoncalfcowbullherd, troop, gang, obstinacy
Buffalocalfcowbullherd, troop, gang, obstinancy
Butterflycaterpillar, larva, pupa, chrysalisrabble, flight, flutter; swarm, army (caterpillars)
Camelcalfcowbullflock, herd, train
Cariboucalfherd
Catkitten, kitmolly, queen, pussytomclowder, cluster, clutter, glaring, pounce,kindle (young)
Cattlecalfcowbullherd, drift, drove, mob, kine (female)
Cheetahcubcoalition (male)
Chickenchick, peephen, pulletrooster, cock(-erel)flock, brood, peep
Chimpanzeeinfantempressblackbacktroop, group, harem
Chinchillatureturle, kitvelvet, sowboar, bullherd
Clamlarvabed
Cobraquiver
Cockroachnymphintrusion
Coyotecub, pup, whelpbitchdogpack, train
Crabhencock, jimmyconsortium, cast
Cranechick, coltherd, sedge, siege
Crocodilehatchlingcowbullbask, nest, congregation, float, bask
Crowhover, murder, parcel
Deercalf, fawndoe, hind, cowbuck, stag, bull, hart (red deer)bunch, herd, mob, rangale
Dogwhelp, pup, puppybitch, damdog, stud, sirepack, litter (young), kennel, gang
Dolphincalf, pupcowbullteam, school, pod, herd, team
Dovechick, squabhencockarc, cote, dole, dule, flight, piteousness, pitying
Duckducklingduck, hendrakeOn land – flock, herd, badelynge, brace, safe, sord, sore, waddling. On water – bunch, paddling, raft. In flight – skein, string, team
Dugongcalfcowbullherd
Eagleeaglet, fledglingconvocation, brood, aerie
Echidnapugglesowboar
Elephantcalfcowbullherd, flock, parade
Elephant sealcalfcowbullherd, pack, arrangement
Elk (wapiti)calfcowbullgang, herd
Emuchick, hatchlingmob
Falconeyass/eyasfalcontiercel, tercel, terzelcast,
Ferretkitjillhobbusyness, business, fesny(i)ng, fesynes
Fishfry, fingerlingdraft, run, school, shaol
Foxcub, kit, pupvixentod, dog, dog fox, reynardleash, skulk
Frogpolliwog, tadpole, frogletarmy, colony,bundle,fester, knot
Gazellecalfcowbullherd
Giant Pandacubsowboar
Giraffecalfcowbull, sireherd, corps, tower
Goatkidnanny, doe, doelingbilly, buck, bucklingherd, mob, tribe, trip
GoosegoslinggooseganderOn ground – flock, gaggle. In flight – skein, team, wedge
Gorillainfantblackback,Silverbacktroop, group (band)
Guinea pigpupsowboarherd
Hamsterpupdoebuckhorde
Hareleveretdoe, jillbuck, jackband, down, warren, husk
Hawkeyashentiercelcast, kettle, boil
Hedgehoghoglet, piglet, pupsowboararray
Heronchickhencocksiege, sedge
Hippopotamuscalfcowbullbloat, crash, herd, thunder
Hornetlarvae, pupaequeendroneswarm
Horsefoal, colt (male), filly (female)mare, damstallion, studherd, band, mob, team (work horses), stable, harras, string or field (race horses)
Humanchild, girl, boywomanmanband, crowd, clan, tribe
Hummingbirdchickhencockcharm
Hyenacub, pup, whelpbitchdogclan, cackle
Jackalpuppack
Jaguarcub
Jay, Bluechickhencockcharm
Jellyfishplanula, polyp, ephyrasowboarbloom, fluther, smack, smuck, smuth
Kangaroojoeyflyer, doe, jill, rooboomer, buck,jackmob, troop, court, herd
Koalajoeydoebuckcolony, population
Komodo dragonhatchling, chick, calfcow, henbull, cockbank
Lemurinfantprincessdictatorplot, congress, conspiracy
Leopardcubleopardessleopard, prowlleap, lepe
Lioncublionesslionpride, sawt
Llamacriahembramachoherd, flock
Lobsterhencock
Locustnymphcloud, host, plague, swarm
Mallardducklinghendrakebrace, flush, lute, puddling, sord
Manateecalfcowbullherd
Meerkatpupclan, gang, mob
Molepupsowboarlabour, company, movement
Monkeyinfant, boy/girltribe, troop[14]
Moosecalfcowbullherd
Mousekitten, pinky/fuzzy/crawler, pupdoebuckcolony, harvest, horde, mischief, nest
Mosquitonymph, wriggler, tumblerscourge, swarm, cloud
Mulefoalmolly, mare mulejohn, horse mulebarren, pack, span, rake
Narwhalcalfblessing
Octopuslarva
Okapicalfcowbullherd
Ostrichhatchling, chickhencockflock, troop
Otterpup, whelpsowboarromp, bevy, lodge, family, raft
Owlfledgling, owletparliament, stare, wisdom
Oxcalfcowbull, steeryoke, team, drove, herd
Oysterspatbed, hive, cast, culch
Panthercubpantheress
Parrotchickhencockcompany, flock
Pelicanchick, nestlingpod
Penguinchick, nestlingrookery, waddle, colony (on land), raft (in water)
Pigpiglet, gilt (female)sowboarherd, drove, mob, drift, litter, sounder
Pigeonsquab, squeakerhencockflight, loft, flock, kit, team
Platypusplatypuspuddle
Porcupinepupsowboarprickle
Porpoisecalfcowbullherd, pod, school
Prairie Dogpupsowboarcoterie, town
Rabbitbunny, kit, kitten, nestlingdoe, jillbuck, jackwarren, nest, colony, bevy, bury, drove, trace, leash
Raccooncub, kitsowboarnursery, gaze
Ramlambeweramflock
Ratkitten, nestling, pinkie, pup, calfdoe, cowbuck, bullcolony, horde, mischief, pack, plague, swarm
Ravenunkindness, congress, conspiracy, parliament, murder, crime
Red deercalfhindstagherd
Red pandacubsowboarpack
Reindeercalfcowbullherd
Rhinoceroscalfcowbullcrash, herd
Salamandertadpole, salamanderlingsowboarmaelstrom, band
Sea lionpup, calfcowbullpod, colony, crash, flock, harem, bob, herd, rookery, team, hurdle
Seahorseseafoalseamareseastallionshoal
Sealpupcowbullpod, rookery, bob, herd, harem
Seastarchickhencockgroup, school
Servalkitten
Sharkcubbullfrenzy, school, shiver
Sheeplamb, lambkin, cossetewe, damram, buckdrift, drove, mob, flock, trip, herd
Skunkkitsowboarsurfeit
Snailn/an/ahood
Snakesnakelet, hatchlingpit, nest or bed
Spiderspiderlingcluster, clutter
Squidchickhencockroundup, audience
Squirrelpup, kit, kittendoebucksquad, dray, scurry
Stinkbugnymphintrusion
Swallowflight
Swancygnet, flapperpencobbevy, game, flock, herd, team, wedge
Tapircalfcowbullmeasure, herd
Tarsierinfantdoebuckherd, plot, harem, troop
Termitelarvacowbullcolony, swarm
Tigercub, whelptigresstigerambush, streak
Toadtadpole, toadletKnot, lump, coven
Troutfingerlinghoover
Turkeypoulthentom, gobbler, stagcream, rafter
Turtlehatchlingbale, dule
Vicuñacalfcow, señoritabull, señorposse, herd
Wallabyjoeyjilljackmob
Walruscalfcowbullherd, flock, pod
Wasplarvaqueen, workerdroneswarm, hive, colony
Water buffalocalfcowbullpot
Weaselpup, kitbitch, doe, jillbuck, dog, hub, jacksneak, gang
Whalecalfcowbullgam, grind, pod, herd, school
Wolfcub, pup, whelpbitch, she-wolfdogpack, rout
Wombatjoey, chickjilljackwisdom, mob
Woodpeckerchickdescent
Wormwormletbed, bunch, clew, squirm, wiggle
Yakcalfcowbullherd, cabinet
Zebracolt, foalmarestallioncohort, zeal, herd
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