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What do you call a baby owl?

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 animal names you can discover.

rabbit kitten

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


Animal       Young
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

lion cub

Animal       Young
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


Animal       Young
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

whale calf

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