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Animal Names: Male, Female, and Young

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Did you know that a male fox was called a dog? Check out this list from Infoplease that includes names for baby animals and what male and female animals are commonly called. Impress your friends at trivia night with the knowledge that a male rabbit is called a buck!

AnimalMaleFemaleYoung
AssJackJennyFoal
BearBoarSowCub
CatTomQueenKitten
CattleBullCowCalf
ChickenRoosterHenChick
DeerBuckDoeFawn
DogDogBitchPup
DuckDrakeDuckDuckling
ElephantBullCowCalf
FoxDogVixenCub
GooseGanderGooseGosling
HorseStallionMareFoal
LionLionLionessCub
RabbitBuckDoeBunny
SheepRamEweLamb
SwanCobPenCygnet
SwineBoarSowPiglet
TigerTigerTigressCub
WhaleBullCowCalf
WolfDogBitchPup

Source: James G. Doherty, general curator, The Wildlife Conservation Society.

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