Male – Female – Young Animals in English

In the English language, there are specific terms used to distinguish between male and female animals, as well as young animals. These terms are important to understand in order to communicate effectively when discussing animals.

In this discussion, we will explore the vocabulary used to refer to male, female, and young animals in English. Understanding the terms and their correct usage can be useful in a variety of contexts, such as in biology, zoology, or even everyday conversation.

Male – Female – Young Animals

This list of animal names is organized in the order of Generic name MaleFemale  YoungCollective noun:

BAT –  Male – Female – Pup – Colony

BEAR – Boar –  Soar –  Cup  – Sleuth

CAMEL – Bull – Cow – Caft – Herd

CAT – Tom – Queen – Kitten – Clutter

DEER – Stag – Doe – Fawn – Herd

DOG –  Dog – Bitch – Puppy – Pack

DOLPHIN – Bull – Cow – Pup/Calf – Herd

ELEPHANT– Bull – Cow – Caft – Herd

GIRAFFE –  Bull – Cow – Calf – Herd/Tower

GOAT –  Billy – Nanny – Kid – Flock/Herd

GORILLA – Male – Female – Infant – Band

HARE – Jack –  Jill – Leveret – Down

HEDGEHOG – Boar – Soar – Piglet/Pup – Array

HIPPOPOTAMUS – Bull – Cow – Calf – Bloat

HORSE – Stallion – Mare/Filly – Foal – String

HYENA – Male – Female – Cub – Cackle/Clan

KANGAROO – Buck – Doe – Joey – Moop/Troop

LEOPARD – Leopard – Leopardess – Cub – Leap/Lepe

LION – Lion – Lioness – Cub – Pride

MONKEY – Male – Female – Infant – Troop

PIG –  Boar – Sow – Suckling/Piglet – Herd/Flock

RABBIT– Buck – Doe – Kit / Bunny – Colony

SHEEP – Ram – Ewe  – Lamb – Flock

TIGER – Tiger – Tigress – Cub/Whelp – Streak

WHALE – Bull – Cow – Calf – School

WALRUS – Bull – Cow – Cub/Pup – Herd/Pod

CHICKEN – Rooster – Hen – Chick – Flock

CROW – Male – Female – Young – Murder

DOVE – Cock – Hen – Squab – Cote

DUCK – Drake – Duck – Duckling – Flock

PHEASANT – Cock – Hen – Chick – Brood

PIGEON – Cock – Hen – Squab – Flight

SPARROW – Cock – Hen – Chick – Flock

SWAN – Cob – Pen – Signet – Bevy

TURKEY – Tom – Hen – Poult – Flock/Rafter

FLY – Male – Female – Caterpillar / Chrysalis – Swarm

GRASSHOPPER – Male – Female – Nymph – Swarm

LOUSE – Male – Female – Nymph – Colony

SHARK – Bull – Female – Pup – School

TURTLE – Male – Female – Hatchling – Bale/Dule

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Proper usage of the terms used to refer to male, female, and young animals in English is essential for clear and accurate communication. The terms used to describe animals can vary depending on the species and it is important to know the terms for different types of animals.

For example, when referring to a male animal, the terms “buck” for deer, “bull” for cattle, and “rooster” for chickens are commonly used. When referring to a female animal, the terms “doe” for deer, “cow” for cattle, and “hen” for chickens are commonly used.

When referring to young animals, the terms “fawn” for deer, “calf” for cattle, and “chick” for chickens are commonly used. However, It’s important to note that these terms are not universal, and may vary depending on the species or even the region.

Conclusion

In conclusion, understanding the vocabulary used to refer to male, female, and young animals in English is important for effective communication in various contexts. The terms used to describe animals can vary depending on the species and it is important to know the terms for different types of animals.

The terms for male, female, and young animals are specific and can be useful in biology, zoology, or even everyday conversation. Remember that the proper usage of these words and phrases can help in understanding and conveying information accurately.

To sum up, it is essential to have a good knowledge of these terms in order to discuss animals and their characteristics effectively in English.

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