Animal Names: Male, Female and Young | Animal Vocabulary

What are the names for male, female and young animals?

Many animals have specific names for male, female and young.

Animal Names: Male, Female and Young

Cat

          Tom (male)

          Queen (female)

   

           Kitten (young)

Dog

            Dog (male)  

           Bitch (female) 

          Puppy (young)

Chicken                       

           Rooster (male)

           Hen (female)   

          Chick (young)

Duck

   

           Drake (male)  

           Duck (female) 

         Duckling (young)

Ox

           Bull (male)

           Cow (female)

          Calf (young)

Deer

         Deer (male)    

        Doe (female)

     

          Fawn (young)

Horse

       Stallion (male)

       Mare (female)

         Foal (young)

Sheep

       Ram (male)

        Ewe (female)

      Lamb (young)

Tiger

       Tiger (male)  

       Tigress (female)

       Tiger cub (young)

Lion

         Lion (male)

         Lioness (female)

        Lion cub (young)

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male, female and young animals

 

Generic name – Male – Female  Young – Collective noun:

BAT –  Male – Female – Pup – Colony

BEAR – Boar –  Soar –  Cup  – Sleuth

CAMEL – Bull – Cow – Caft – Herd

CAT – Tom – Queen – Kitten – Clutter

DEER – Stag – Doe – Fawn – Herd

DOG –  Dog – Bitch – Puppy – Pack

DOLPHIN – Bull – Cow – Pup/Calf – Herd

ELEPHANT– Bull – Cow – Caft – Herd

GIRAFFE –  Bull – Cow – Calf – Herd/Tower

GOAT –  Billy – Nanny – Kid – Flock/Herd

GORILLA – Male – Female – Infant – Band

HARE – Jack –  Jill – Leveret – Down

HEDGEHOG – Boar – Soar – Piglet/Pup – Array

HIPPOPOTAMUS – Bull – Cow – Calf – Bloat

HORSE – Stallion – Mare/Filly – Foal – String

HYENA – Male – Female – Cub – Cackle/Clan

KANGAROO – Buck – Doe – Joey – Moop/Troop

LEOPARD – Leopard – Leopardess – Cub – Leap/Lepe

LION – Lion – Lioness – Cub – Pride

MONKEY – Male – Female – Infant – Troop

PIG –  Boar – Sow – Suckling/Piglet – Herd/Flock

RABBIT– Buck – Doe – Kit / Bunny – Colony

SHEEP – Ram – Ewe  – Lamb – Flock

TIGER – Tiger – Tigress – Cub/Whelp – Streak

WHALE – Bull – Cow – Calf – School

WALRUS – Bull – Cow – Cub/Pup – Herd/Pod

CHICKEN – Rooster – Hen – Chick – Flock

CROW – Male – Female – Young – Murder

DOVE – Cock – Hen – Squab – Cote

DUCK – Drake – Duck – Duckling – Flock

PHEASANT – Cock – Hen – Chick – Brood

PIGEON – Cock – Hen – Squab – Flight

SPARROW – Cock – Hen – Chick – Flock

SWAN – Cob – Pen – Signet – Bevy

TURKEY – Tom – Hen – Poult – Flock/Rafter

FLY – Male – Female – Caterpillar / Chrysalis – Swarm

GRASSHOPPER – Male – Female – Nymph – Swarm

LOUSE – Male – Female – Nymph – Colony

SHARK – Bull – Female – Pup – School

TURTLE – Male – Female – Hatchling – Bale/Dule

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5 responses on "Animal Names: Male, Female and Young | Animal Vocabulary"

  1. Hello
    I think you souldn’t use the word bitch as “female dog”, as it has a different meaning: prostitute, slot, whore,….
    You don’t want your students to be in an uncomfortable or acward situation. Do you?

  2. A male deer is a “buck”…..

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