KidZone Animals
Animal Babies and Groups

Ever wonder what the your favorite animal baby is called?  Or what the difference is between a herd and a pack?  Check this handy alphabetical list for the names of male, female, baby and animal groups!






Aardvark boar sow calf, cub pack
Alligator bull cow hatchling congregation
Alpaca cria herd
Antelope buck doe calf herd
Ape baby shrewdness
Baboon infant troop
Badger boar sow kit, cub cete
Bat pup colony
Bear boar sow cub sleuth, sloth
Beaver pup, kit colony
Bee drone queen, worker larva hive, swarm (in flight), drift, erst
Bird cock hen  chick fleet, flock, flight, congregation, parcel, pod, volery or dissimulation (small birds only)
Bison, Buffalo bull cow calf herd
Boar boar sow piglet, shoat, farrow sounder
Butterfly caterpillar, larva, pupa, chrysalis swarm, rabble, kaleidoscope, or flutter  (a group of caterpillars is an army)
Camel bull cow calf caravan
Cat tomcat queen kitten  clowder, litter (young born to one female)
Cattle bull cow calf herd
Cheetah cub coalition
Chicken rooster hen chick flock, brood (of hens), clutch (of chicks), peep (of chicks)
Clam larva bed
Cockroach nymph intrusion
Codfish codling, hake, sprag, sprat school
Coyote dog bitch pup, whelp pack, rout
Crow cock hen chick murder, muster
Deer buck, stag doe fawn herd, mob
Dinosaur bull cow hatchling, juvenile herd (of plant-eaters), pack (of meat-eaters)
Dog dog bitch pup litter (pups from one mother), pack (wild), kennel (domestic)
Dolphin bull cow pup, calf herd, pod, school
Donkey jack, jackass jennet, jenny colt, foal drove, herd
Dove cock hen squab, chick dole, flight, piteousness
Duck drake duck duckling safe (on land)
paddling, raft, bunch (on water)
Eagle fledgling, eaglet aerie, convocation
Echidna puggle
Eel leptocephalus (larva), elver (juvenile) swarm
Elephant bull cow calf herd, memory
Elk bull cow calf herd, gang
Emu chick, hatchling mob
Falcon tiercel falcon chick cast
Ferret hob jill kit business
Fish fry, fingerling draft, run, school, shoal
Finch cock hen chick charm
Flamingo chick colony, flamboyance, flurry, stand, regiment
Fly maggot cloud, swarm
Fox reynard, dog, dog fox, or tod vixen kit, cub, pup skulk, leash, troop
Frog tadpole, polliwog, froglet army, colony, knot
Gerbil buck doe pup clan
Giraffe bull doe calf herd, corps, tower, group
Gnat larva cloud, horde
Gnu bull cow calf herd
Goat buck, billy doe, nanny kid, billy herd, tribe, trip
Goose gander goose gosling flock, gaggle (not in flight), skein (while in flight), wedge (flying in a "V" formation)
Gorilla silverback (mature) infant troop, band
Grasshopper nymph swarm
Guinea pig boar sow pup group
Gull cock hen chick colony
Hamster buck doe pup horde
Hare buck doe leveret down, husk, warren
Hawk tiercel hen eyas  cast, kettle (flight)
Hedgehog boar sow piglet, pup array
Heron cock hen chick sedge, siege
Hippopotamus bull cow calf bloat
Hornet larva nest
Hog boar sow shoat, farrow drove, herd, litter (a group of young born to one mother)
Horse stallion, stud mare, dam foal, colt (male), filly (female) stable, harras, herd, team (working horses), string or field (race horses)
Hummingbird cock hen chick charm
Hyena cub clan, cackle
Jellyfish ephyna smack, swarm
Kangaroo buck, boomer, jack doe, flyer, jill, roo joey troop, herd, mob
Koala buckdoe joey colony (Koalas don't tend to form groups)
Leopard leopard leopardess cub leap, prowl (some say it should be a spot of leopards)
Lion lion lioness cub pride
Llama cria herd
Locust host, swarm
Marten kit richness
Mole boarsow pup labor
Monkey infant troop, cartload
Moose bull cow calf herd
Mosquito lymph, wriggler, tumbler swarm
Mouse buck doe pinky horde, mischief
Mule john molly foal barren, pack, span
Nightingale cock hen chick watch
Opossum jack jill joey passel
Ostrich cock hen chick flock
Otter dogbitch  pup bevy, family, lodge, romp
raft (when in water)
Owl owlet, fledgling parliament, stare
Ox steer, bull cow stot, calf drove, herd, yoke
Oyster spat bed
Panda Bear boar sow cub embarrassment
Parrot cock hen chick company, flock
Peafowl peacock peahen peachick muster, ostentation
Penguin chick rookery
raft (in the water)
Pheasant cock hen chick brood (a family), nye (a large group)
Pig boar sow piglet, shoat, farrow drove, herd, litter (of pups), sounder
Pigeon cock hen squab, squeaker flock, kit
Polar Bear boar sow cub aurora
Porpoise bull cow calf herd, pod, school
Prairie dog boar sow pup coterie, town
Puffin puffling burrow, circus, puffery
Rabbit buck doe kitten, bunny, kit colony, drove, leash, nest, trace, warren
Raccoon boar sow cub nursery, gaze
Rat buck doe pup, kitten pack, mischief
Reindeer bull cow calf herd
Rhinoceros bull cow calf crash
Seal bull cow pup herd, pod, rookery
Shark bull female pup shiver, school
Sheep buck, ram ewe, dam lamb, lambkin, cosset drift, drove, flock, herd, mob, trip
Skunk buck doe kit surfeit
Snake Snakelet, neonate (a newly-born snake) bed, nest, pit
Spider spiderling cluster, clutter
Starfish     larva galaxy
Swan cob pen cygnet, swanling bevy,
wedge (when flying in a "V" formation)
Tiger tiger tigress cub, whelp ambush, streak
Toad tadpole knot
Turkey tom or gobbler (adult male),
jake (juvenile male)
hen poult rafter
Turtle hatchling bale, turn
Walrus bull cow cub, pup pod
Wasp drone queen, worker larva colony
Whale bull cow calf pod
Wolf dog bitch pup, whelp pack, rout
Yak bull cow, dri, nak calf herd
Zebra stallion mare colt, foal harem (group of females), zeal, dazzle