animals and their young ones

Animals Names, Animals and Their Young Ones

Animals Names, Animals and Their Young Ones

Animals Names, Animals and Their Young Ones

Did you know the names of babies of adult animals? Are you preparing for anything that will require you to know the names of young animals, ranging from fish to the forest-based animals. Welcome to ddomiscum, now we are going to look at animals and their young ones.

“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 animalsand the names of their babies.

Here they are


A many variety of mammalian babies are known as kits, cubs, pups or whelps. Keep going with our take on animals and their young ones.

We will list a few of those here,


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 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 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.

animals and their young ones
animals and their young ones

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. Still on animals and their young ones weare now on Birds

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 Partridge is called that cheeper.

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

Also a baby ostrich is called that chick.

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.


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

Invertebrates also have unique names for their babies. We will not go into descriptions rather we will narrow down to how these animals and their young ones are called

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.


Now, to water-based animals and their young ones. 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.

Okay guys that is how far we could go on Animals and Their Young Ones. enjoy

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