- The Animal Encyclopedia for Kids

Baby Animal Terms

Is there anything more adorable than baby animals? These cute little things even have their own names. Find out here what they’re called! Foals, fawns and puppies are pretty well-known but what about kits, pups and kids - have you ever heard of these terms?

What Are the Names of Baby Animals?

Antelope Calf
Birds (general) Chick, nestling
Butterfly Caterpillar
Cat Kitten
Cattle Calf
Chicken Chick
Cow Calf
Deer Fawn
Dog Puppy
Duck Duckling
Elephant Calf
Fish (general) Spawn, roe
Frog Tadpole
Fox Cub, pup
Goat Kid
Harbor Seal Cub
Hippopotamus Calf
Horse Foal, filly, yearling
Partridge Chick
Pig Piglet
Predators Cub
Rabbit Kit
Roe Deer Fawn
Rhinoceros Calf
Salmon Fry
Seal Cub
Sheep Lamb
Tiger Cub
Quail Chick
Whale Calf
Wild Boar Piglet
Zebra Foal

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