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Animal Vocabulary

Have you ever wondered what the word for a female camel is? And what does one call a male bee? What do you call the babies of an opossum? You’ll find the answers here!

This table lists animal names as well as specific names for male, female and babies.

AnimalMaleFemaleBaby
Aardvarkboarsowcub
African buffalobullcowcalf
Alligatorbullcowhatchling
Alpacamalefemalecria
American Bisonbullcowcalf
Antdronequeen, worker, gynelarva, pupa
Anteaterboarsowpup
Antelopebuckdoecalf
Ape malefemalebaby, infant
Armadillomalefemalepup
Badgerboarsowkit, cub
Bat malefemalepup
Bear boarsowcub
Beaver pup, kit, kitten
Beedronequeen, workerlarva, pupa
Bird cockhenhatchling, chick
Bison, Buffalobullcowcalf
Boarboarsowpiglet, shoat, farrow
Bush babyking, drakequeeninfant
Butterfly malefemalecaterpillar, larva, pupa, chrysalis
Camelbullcowcalf
Cat tomcatqueenkitten
Cattle bullcowcalf
Chamoisbulldoecalf
Cheetah malefemalecub
Chicken rooster, cockhen, pulletchick, peppullet (young hen), cockrell (young rooster)
Clamlarva
Cockroachnymph
Codfishcodling, hake, sprag, sprat
Coyotedogbitchcub, pup, whelp
Cranechick, colt
Crocodilebullcowhatchling
Crowcockhenchick
Deerbuck, stag bulldoe, hind, cowcalf, fawn
Dinosaurbullcowhatchling, juvenile
Dog dog, stud, sirebitch, dampup, whelp, puppy
Dolphinbullcowpup, calf
Donkey jack, jackassjennet, jennycolt, foal
Dovecockhensquab, chick
Dragonflyking, drakequeennymph
Duck drakeduck, henduckling
Dugongbullcowcalf
Eaglefledgling, eaglet
Echidnaboarsowpuggle
Eelleptocephalus (larva), elver (juvenile)
Elephantbullcowcalf
Elephant sealbullcowcalf
Elkbullcowcalf
Emuchick, hatchling
Falcontiercel, terzelfalconeyas (or eyass), chick
Ferrethobjillkit
Finchcockhenchick
Fish fry, fingerling
Flymaggot
Foxtod, dog, dog fox, reynardvixenkit, cub, pup
Frog polliwog, tadpole, froglet
Gaurbullcowcalf
Gerbilbuckdoepup
Giraffebullcowcalf, giraffeling
Gnatmalefemalelarva
Gnubullcowcalf
Goatbuck, buckling, billydoe, doeling, nannykid, billy
Goose gandergoosegosling
Gorilla blackback, silverbackfemaleinfant
Grasshoppermalefemalenymph
Guanacochulengo
Guinea fowlcockhenchick
Guinea pigboarsowpup
Gullcockhenchick, scorrie
Hamsterbuckdoepup
Hare buck, jackdoe, jillleveret
Hawktiercelheneyas
Hedgehogboarsowhoglet, piglet, pup
Heroncockhenchick
Hippopotamusbullcowcalf
Hornetdronequeenlarva, pupae
Horse stallion, studmare, damfoal, colt (male), filly (female)
Hounddogbitchpup
Hummingbirdcockhenchick
Hyenadogbitchcub, pup, whelp
Jackalpup
Jaguar cub
Jaycockhenchick
Jellyfishplanula, polup, ephyra
Kangaroobuck, boomer, jackdoe, flyer, jill, roojoey
Koalabuckdoejoey
Komodo dragonhatchling, chick, calf
Koupreybullcowcalf
Larkcockhenchick
Leopardleopardleopardesscub
Lionlionlionesscub
Llamacria
Louse (plural lice)malefemalenymph
Lyrebirdcockhen
Magpiecockhenchick
Mallarddrakehenduckling
Manateebullcoqcalf
Molemalefemalepup
Monkey malefemaleinfant
Moosebullcowcalf
Mosquitomalefemalenymph, wriggler, tumbler
Mouse buckdoepup, pinkie, kitten
Mulejack, john, horse mulehinney, molly, mare mulefoal
Narwhalcalf
Nightingalecockhenchick
Okspibullcowcalf
Opossumjackjilljoey
Oryxcalf
Ostrichcockhenhatchling, chick
Otterboarsowpup, whelp
Owl owlet, fledgling
Oxsteer, bullcowstot, calf
Oysterspat
Panda boarsowcub
Pantherpantherpantheresscub
Parrotcockhenchick
Partridgecockhen, chantellechick
Peafowlpeacockpeahenpeachick
Penguinmalefemalechick, nestling
Pheasantcockhenchick
Pig boarsowpiglet, shoat or shote (a young, just weaned pig), farrow, gilt (female)
Pigeoncockhensquab, squeaker
Platypuspuggle
Ponystallionmarefoal, colt (young, immature male), filly (young, immature female)
Porcupineboarsowpup
Porpoisebullcowcalf
Prairie dogboarsowpup
Pronghornbuckdoefawn
Quailcockhenchick
Rabbit buck, jackdoe, jillbunny, kit, kitten, nestling
Raccoonboarsowcub, kit
Railruffreevechick
Ratbuckdoepup, pinkie, kit, kitten, nestling
Reindeer bullcowcalf
Rhinocerosbullcowcalf
Salamanderboarsowtadpole, salamanderling
Sand Dollarmalefemalelarva, pluteus (free-swimming stage), juvenile (young urchin)
Sea lionbullcowpup, beach weaner, calf
Sealbullcowpup
Sea Urchinmalefemalelarva, pluteus (free-swimming stage), juvenile (young urchin)
Servalmalefemalekitten
Sharkbullfemalepup
Sheepbuck, ramewe, damlamb, lambkin, cosset
Shrewboarsowshrewlet
Skunkkit
Snake malefemaleSnakelet, neonate (a newly-born snake), hatchling (a newly-hatched snake)
Spider malefemalespiderling
Squirrelbuckdoepup, kit, kitten
Starfish malefemalelarva, pluteus (free-swimming stage), juvenile
Swancobpencygnet, flapper
Tapirbullcowcalf
Termitemalefemalelarva
Tiger tigertigresscub, whelp
Toad malefemaletadpole, toadlet
Troutfingerling
Turkeytom, gobblerhenpoult
Turtle malefemalehatchling
Wallabyjackjilljoey
Walrusbullcowcub, pup
Waspdronequeen (reproducing female), worker (non-reproducing female)larva
Water buffalobullcowcalf
Weaseldog, buck, Jack, hobbitch, doe, Jillkit, pup
Whale bullcowcalf
Wolf dogbitchpup, whelp
Wombatjackjilljoey
Woodpeckermalefemalechick
Wormwormlet
Wrencockjennychick
Yakbullcowcalf
Yellow Jacketdronequeen (egg-laying female), worker (non-reproducing female)larva
Zebra stallionmarecolt, foal