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This list of baby animal names includes owlets, which are baby owls.

What do you call a baby owl and other baby animals?

We’re frequently asked whether there is a word for a specific baby animal on The table below shows a list of animals with the name of the young animal next to it. Did you know, for example, that a baby eel is an elver, and a baby hare a leveret? Browse the list below to see which other baby animals you can discover. Also check out our photo gallery illustrating some of these names!

Animal Young
antelope calf
badger cub
bear cub
beaver kit
bobcat kitten
buffalo calf
camel calf
caribou fawn
cat kitten
cattle calf
chicken chick
cougar kitten
coyote puppy
deer fawn
dog puppy / pup / whelp
duck duckling
eagle eaglet
eel elver
elephant calf
elk calf
ferret kit
fish fry
fox cub / kit
frog tadpole
giraffe calf
goat kid
goose gosling
hare leveret
hartebeest calf
hawk chick / eyas
horse foal / colt / filly
kangaroo joey
leopard cub
lion cub
mink kit
owl owlet
peafowl peachick
pheasant chick
pig piglet/ porkling / gilt
pigeon squab / squeaker
pike pickerel
possum joey
rabbit kitten
rat pup
rhinoceros calf
roedeer kid
salmon parr / smolt
seal calf / pup
sheep lamb
skunk kitten
spider spiderling
swan cygnet
tiger cub
toad tadpole
wallaby joey
walrus cub
weasel kit
whale calf
wolf cub / pup / whelp
zebra foal

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