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List of animal names
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List of animal names

This lists various names animals can have. There are often multiple names that can apply in each situation. Here are some of the more common.

See also: List of collective nouns

AnimalBabyMotherFatherGroupNotes
assjennyjack
baboonwhoop
beelarvaqueendroneswarm
bearcubsowboarsleuth
catkittenqueentom
chickenchickhencockflock
cowcalfcowbullherd1
crowmurder
dogpup or puppybitchdogpack
deerfawndoebuckherd
duckducklingduckdrakeflock3
eagleeaglet
eelelverswarm
elephantcalfcowbullherd
ferretkitjillhobbusiness
finchchickhencockcharm
fishfryschool
foxcub or kitvixenreynardskulk
gibbonflange
goosegoslinggoosegandergaggle3
hawkeyashentiercelcast
hedgehogpupsowboararray
heronchickhencocksiege
hippopotamuscalfcowbullbloat
horsefoalmarestallionherd2
jellyfishephynasmack
kangaroojoeymob
larkexaltation
lioncublionesslionpride
nightingalechickhencockwatch
owlowletparliament
pigpigletsowboarherd4
peafowlpeachickpeahenpeacockostentation
rhinoceroscalfcowbullcrash
sheeplambeweramflock
spiderspiderling
skunkkitsurfeit
swancygnetpencob
toadtadpoleknot
turkeypoulthentomrafter
turtlehatchlingbale
whalecalfcowbullpod
wolfcubbitchdogpack
wombatjoeyjilljackmob

Notes:

1. A castrated male cow is a steer. A young female cow is a heifer. See cattle for more names.
2. A castrated male horse is a gelding. A male foal is a colt, and a female foal is a filly
3. A group of geese or ducks in flight is a skein.
4. A young female pig is a gilt.