Animals and their Babies

Here we will learn the names of some animals and their babies.
All living thing reproduce. Animals also reproduce. Some animals lay eggs. Some animals give birth to their babies. Mammals give birth to their babies. Animals look after their babies till the babies grow enough to take care of themselves.

Name of some animals and their young ones:

Hen young one is chick

Duck young one is duckling

Cat young one is kitten

Dog young one is puppy

Frog young one is tadpole

Butterfly young one is caterpillar

Buffalo young one is calf

Spider young one is spiderling

Pig young one is piglet

Owl young one is owlet

Kangaroo young one is joey

Goat young one is kid

Rabbit young one is kit

Deer young one is fawn

Sheep young one is lamb

Cow young one is calf

Donkey young one is foal

Horse young one is colt

Elephant young one is calf

Lion young one is cub

Monkey young one is infant

Tiger young one is cub

Giraffe young one is calf

Fish young one is fry

Some of the animals and their babies (young ones) are shown below in the picture.

Animals and their Babies

Some animals like frogs, hens, crow, etc. lay eggs. The eggs are hatched. After some period of time babies come out of the eggs.

Babies come out of the Eggs

Some animals like fish and a frog do not need to take care of their young ones.

Cuckoo lays it’s eggs in a crow’s nest. The crow incubates the eggs.

Crow Incubates Eggs

After a certain period, the eggs are hatched and the babies come out from the eggs.

Some animals reproduce only one baby at a time.

Some animals reproduce more than one baby at a time.


Reproduce means producing babies.

Hatch: to break in order to allow young animals to come out.

Incubate: to sit on eggs to provide them heat.

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