Animal Alligator Ant Antelope Ass Badger Bear Beaver Bee Bird Bison Boar (wild) Bobcat Buffalo

Camel Canary Caribou Cat Cattle Chicken Cicada Cod Cougar Coyote Crocodile Deer Dog Dolphin Dove Duck Eagle Echidna Eel Elephant Elk Ferret Fish cow cow hob cow cow hen cow

Female bull queen, princess, worker cow jenny sow sow, she-bear queen, queenbee, worker hen cow sow

Male hatchling antling prince, drone bull jack, jackass boar boar, he-bear drone cock bull boar bull bull cock bull, stag, hart bull cock, rooster, stag


calf, fawn, kid or yearling foal cub cub kit, kitten, pup larva nestling, hatchling, chick calf boarlet, piglet, shoat, farrow kitten or cub calf, yearling, or spike-bull calf or colt chick calf or fawn calf, stot or yearling (m. bullcalf or f. heifer) chick, chicken, poult, cockerel or pullet nymph codling, scrod or sprag

cow, doe tabby, queen cow hen, partlet, biddy

tom, tomcat, gib kit, kitling, kitten or pussy

lioness, she-lion, tom, lion pantheress bitch hind, doe bitch cow hen duck dog bull buck, stag dog bull cock drake

kitten or cub whelp, pup hatchling fawn whelp or puppy calf, pup pigeon or squab duckling or flapper eaglet, fledgling puggle fry or elver

bull bull jill

calf calf kit fry, fingerling, minnow or spawn

Fly Fox Frog Giraffe Goat cow nanny, she-goat, nannie, nanniegoat goose, dame bull billy, buck, billie-goat, hegoat gander, stag blackback, silverback vixen, bitch, she- fox, dog-fox, fox stag, reynard

grub or maggot kit, cub, pup polliwog, tadpole, froglet calf kid

Goose Gorilla Grouse Guinea pig Hare Hawk Hedgehog Horse

gosling infant chick, poult, squealer or cheeper

sow jill hen sow mare, dam

boar jack tiercel boar bull

pup leveret eyas pup, piglet calf

Hippopotamus cow

stallion, stag, foal, colt (m), filly (f), stat, horse stud, stable stag, hog-colt, youngster, horse, sire, rig yearling or hogget ram buck leopard lion, tom cock nit bull boar bull calf kit or cub suckling, yearling or infant calf larva, flapper, wriggler, wiggler, nymph joey cub whelp, cub or lionet

Impala Kangaroo Leopard Lion Lobster Louse Manatee Mink Monkey Moose Mosquito Mouse Mule Muskrat Opossum Ostrich Otter Owl Ox Oyster

ewe doe leopardess lioness, she-lion hen cow sow cow

doe she-ass, more, hinny jill hen bitch jenny, howlet cow, beef


pup, kitten

stallion, jackass, foal jack kit jack cock dog ox, beef, steer, bullock joey chick pup, kitten, whelp or cub owlet or howlet stot, calf set seed, spat or brood

Partridge Peacock Pelican Penguin Pheasant Pig Pigeon Platypus Possum Quail Rabbit Raccoon Rat Reindeer Rhinoceros Robin Salmon Sea Lion Seal Shark Sheep Skunk Squirrel Swan Swine Termite Tiger Toad Trout Turkey Walrus Weasel Whale Wolf Woodchuck Zebra

hen hen, pea-hen hen hen sow hen jill hen doe sow doe doe cow hen hen cow cow ewe, dam

cock cock, peacock cock cock boar cock jack cock buck boar buck buck bull cock jack bull bull bull

cheeper chick, pea-chick chick, nestling fledgling,chick chick, poult shoat, farrow, piglet squab, nestling, squealer puggle joey cheeper, chick, squealer kitten, bunny Kit, cub kitten, pup fawn calf salmon parr, smolts, fry pup whelp, pup, cub, bachelor pup

buck, ram, male- lamb, lambkin, shearling or sheep, mutton yearling boar kitten kitten cygnet, flapper shoat, trotter, pig or piglet nymph whelp, cub tadpole fry chick, poult cub kit calf cub, pup kit, cub foal, colt (m), filly(f) buck cob boar king tiger jack gobbler, tom bull dog, buck, jack, hob bull dog he-chuck stallion

doe pen sow queen tigeress hen hen cow bitch, doe, jill cow bitch she-chuck mare

Animal Alligator Alpaca Ant Antelope Ape Ass/Donkey Baboon Badger Bat Bear Beaver Bee Beetle

Young hatchling cria[3] larva, pupa calf infant foal infant kit pup cub kit, kitten, pup larva, pupa larva

Female cow queen, worker, gyne doe

Male bull

Group bask, congregation[2] herd, flock army, colony, nest, swarm, bike herd, cluster shrewdness, troop pace, band, drove, herd, coffle troop, congress, tribe, flange[5] cete, colony, sett, company colony, cloud sleuth family, colony grist, hive, swarm, colony



drone buck

formic, myrmecine alcelaphine, bubaline, antilopine simian asinine





musteline pteropine, noctillionine ursine



queen, worker [6]


apic, apian, apiarian avian, muscicapine, oscine, passerine, pendeline, volucrine, ornithic turdine[8] bovine, bubaline




cock [7]


Bison Bluebird Buffalo Butterfly Buzzard Camel Cat

calf cunt calf caterpillar chick calf kitten

cow cow

bull bull

herd, troop herd rabble, flight, swarm wake flock clowder, clutter, pounce, kindle (young) herd, drove herd coalition

hen cow queen

cock[7] bull tom [9]

camelid feline cat meat

Cattle[10] Chamois Cheetah Chipmunk

calf calf cub

cow doe

bull bull

bovine[11], vituline (young), vaccine beef, veal (female), taurine (male)

Chicken Cobra Cockroach Cormorant Coyote Crane Crocodile Deer


hen, pullet

nymph cub, pup, whelp crocklet fawn, ass[7] whelp, pup, puppy bitch[7]

rooster, cock(- flock, brood, peep erel)[7][12] quiver[14] intrusion[14] gulp[14], flight dog pack, train herd, sedge, siege bask, nest, congregation, float herd

galline elapine

chicken[13], poultry

alectorine crocodilian cervine, elaphine venison, humble (organ meat)



buck, doe, hind, stag, bull, cow hart (red deer)


Dolphin Donkey/Ass[7] Dove Duck Eagle Eel Elephant Elk Emu Falcon Ferret Finch Fish Flamingo Fox Frog Gazelle Gerbil Giraffe Goat Goldfinch Goose

pack, litter bitch sire, stud (young), kennel, canine dog meat gang, legion team, school, pod, herd, alliance calf, pup cow bull delphine (male), party (female) pace, band, drove, foal jenny jack asinine herd, coffle cote, flight, dole, chick columbine dule, troop flock, brace, duckling duck, hen drake anatine, fuliguline poultry team[15] convocation, [4] [4] eaglet aquiline brood, aerie [4] [4] elver swarm, cell, pipe herd, flock, calf cow bull parade, elephantine overabundance calf cow bull gang, herd cervine venison chick mob eyass/eyas falcon tiercel acciptrine kit jill hob [16] business musteline charm, chirm, [7] chick hen cock trembling, fringilline trimming fry, fingerling school, shoal piscine, ichthyic [7] hen cock stand phoenicopterine reynard, cub, kit, pup vixen leash, skulk vulpine todd, dog polliwog, tadpole, ranine froglet calf gazelline pup doe buck horde cricetine calf cow bull herd giraffine buck, kid doe, nannie herd caprine, hircine chevon billy[17] chick hen cock[7] fringilline gaggle (skein gosling goose gander anatine, anserine poultry when in flight)[15]

Gorilla Guanaco Guinea pig Gull Hamster Hare Hawk Heron Hippopotamus Hog Hornet Horse[20] Human Hummingbird Hyena Jackal Jaguar Jay Jellyfish Kangaroo Koala Ladybug Lark Leopard Lion Llama Lobster Louse Magpie Mallard Manatee Mink Mole Monkey Moose Mosquito

infant chulengo pup chick, scorrie[18] pup leveret eyas chick calf larvae, pupae foal infant,child



troop, group (band) camelid herd flock horde band, down cast, kettle, boil[19] larine cricetine leverine, leporine accipitrine, falconine hippopotamine suilline vespine equine humane, hominine trochiline hyenine pork horse meat long pig

sow hen

boar cock[7]

doe buck doe, jill buck, jack hen hen cow sow queen mare woman hen tiercel cock[7]

siege[15] bloat, crash, herd, bull thunder[14] boar drift, herd drone swarm stallion herd, harass crowd, tribe, man family, people.society charm, chattering, [7] cock drum, hover, troubling dog clan, cackle pack

cub, pup, whelp pup cub chick ephyra joey joey larva chick cub cub cria nymph




band, party smack, bloom, brood, smuth, smuck, fluther


flyer, doe

boomer, mob, troop, court buck
[4] [7]


hen cock leopardess leopard lioness lion hembra macho hen cock[7]
[4] [4]

loveliness exaltation leap, lepe pride herd, flock colony, infestation, lice tiding, tittering, gulp, murder, charm, flock sord, lute, brace, puddling, flush herd labour,company, movement troop, barrel, tribe, cartload scourge, swarm

alaudine pardine leonine camelid homarine pediculine garruline anatine manatine, sirenian musteline talpine simian cervine aedine,

hen duckling calf cub, kit pup infant calf nymph, hen cow sow

cock[7] drake bull boar





wriggler, tumbler Mouse Mule Nightingale Ocelot Opossum Ostrich Otter Owl Ox Oyster Panda Panther Parrot Partridge Peafowl Pelican Penguin Pheasant cub cub chick chick, cheeper chick, peachick chick, nestling chick chick piglet, shoat/shote (a young, just weaned pig) gilt (female) squab kit foal (either sex), colt (young, immature male), filly (young, immature female) chick bunny, kit, kitten, sow boar pinkie, kitten, pup foal chick joey pup, whelp owlet calf doe hinny, jenny hen jill hen

anopheline buck jack cock[7] jack cock[7]

nest, colony, harvest, horde, mischief barren, pack, span, rake watch, flock, route, match


philomelian didelphine ratite, struthious ostrich meat

alicia cow bull

flock, troop romp, bevy, lodge, musteline, lutrine family, raft parliament, stare, strigine wisdom yoke, team, drove, bovine herd, nye bed, hive, cast, ostracine culch pantherine

hen hen, chantelle peahen hen hen hen

cock[7] cock[7] peacock cock[7] cock[7] cock[7]

company, flock, prattle, pandemonium covey muster, ostentation, pride

psittacine perdicine pavonine

colony, rookery, parade, parcel, crèche, huddle bouquet, nest, nide, nye, brood, covey herd, drove, mob flight, loft, flock, kit chine

spheniscine alectorine, phasianine pheasant




porcine, sulline

pork, ham, bacon

Pigeon Polecat

hen jill

cock[7] hob

pullastrine musteline




herd, string


Quail Rabbit

hen cock[7] doe, jill buck, jack

covey warren, nest, colony, bevy, bury,

coturnine leporine

lapin, lapan

Raccoon Rail Ram Rat

leveret, nestling cub, kit chick lamb kitten, nestling, pinkie, pup

drove, trace sow reeve ewe doe boar ruff ram buck nursery flock colony, horde, pack, plague, swarm unkindness[1], congress, conspiracy, parliament, murder, storytelling, nevermore herd crash, herd building, parliament pod, colony, crash, flock, harem, bob, herd, rookery, team, hurdle procyonine ralline arietine, ovine murine






Reindeer Rhinoceros Rook Sea lion

calf calf chick pup, beach weaner larva, pluteus (freeswimming stage), juvenile (young urchin) pup pup

cow cow hen cow

bull bull cock[7] bull


Sea urchin


Pinniped(seal, walrus, etc.) Shark Shrike


bull bull

same as sea lion slew, shiver[14]

phocine, otarine





drove, flock, herd


lamb, mutton, hoggett, haggis (visceral meat)

Skunk Snake Snipe Sparrow Spider Squirrel Swallow Swan

kit snakelet, hatchling (a newlyhatched snake) chick chick spiderling pup, kit, kitten cygnet, flapper

[4] [4]

odor pit, nest or bed walk, wisp flight, host, quarrel, tribe, ubiquity cluster, clutter

musteline anguine, elapine, serpentine, viperine charadrine passerine arachnine, arachnoid sciurine hirundine cygnine

hen hen

cock[7] cock[7]

doe hen pen

buck cock[7] cob

dray, scurry[14]

Tiger Toad Turkey Turtle Weasel Whale Wildfowl Wolf Wombat Worm Wren Yak Zebra

cub tadpole, toadlet poult, chick hatchling



streak[14] knot, lump rafter, flock bale, dule

tigrine ranine, batrachian meleagrine chelonian musteline



bitch[7], doe, jill calf chick cub, pup, whelp joey cow hen

buck, dog, hub, jack bull cock[7] gam, pod, herd, school flock pack, rout mob, warren, wisdom, army bed, bunch, clew, squirm flock herd herd

cetacean, cetaceous lupine phascolomian helminthic, vermian

bitch[7], fae dog, brute jill jack

chick calf foal

jenny cow mare

cock[7] bull stallion

zebrine, hippotigrine

1. 2. 3. 4. ^ UK Reader's Digest, Q&A page, c.2000 ^ "Animal group names". Zoological Society of San Diego. ^ "Alpaca Cria Care" ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af ag ah This animal does not have a specific name for the indicated gender. For example, "male cheetah". 5. ^ "Collective Terms for Groups of Animals". Oxford English Dictionary. Oxford University Press. 6. ^ A worker bee is a sexually undeveloped female. 7. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af ag ah ai aj This word is considered a profanity in American English under certain connotations. 8. ^ Turdine pertains to entire family turdidae, including the true thrushes 9. ^ A castrated male cat is a gib or neuter. 10. ^ Castrated male cattle are steers in the United States, or a bullock in the United Kingdom. A young female cow that has not given birth is a heifer. See Cattle for more names. Cow is often used informally to refer to cattle in general. 11. ^ Bovine refers to all species of genus Bos. 12. ^ A castrated male chicken is a capon. 13. ^ chicken - Definition from the Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary 14. ^ a b c d e f g Universe in Your Pocket by Joel Levy, published by Barnes & Noble, Inc. 15. ^ a b c A group of geese, herons, or ducks in flight is a skein. 16. ^ A castrated male ferret is a gib. 17. ^ a b A castrated male sheep or goat is a wether. See sheep for more names. 18. ^ Caithness CWS - Caithness Field Club - Annual Bulletins - 2002 - Early Flying In The North Of Scotland 19. ^ a "kettle" or "boil" is a group of hawks swirling and cris-crossing in an air thermal, see "A Kettle of Hawks" 20. ^ A castrated male horse is a gelding. A male foal is a colt, and a female foal is a filly. 21. ^ A young female pig that has not given birth is a gilt. A castrated male pig is a barrow.