Baby Animals

baby baboon

Baby Baboon

baby bear

Baby Bear

baby bobcat

Baby Bobcat

baby cheetahs

Baby Cheetah

baby coati

Baby Coati

Baby Cougar

baby elephant

Baby Elephant

baby fox

Baby Fox

baby giraffe

Baby Giraffe

baby goat

Baby Goat

baby groundhog

Baby Groundhog

baby hedgehogs

Baby Hedgehog

baby horse

Baby Horse

baby hyena

Baby Hyena

baby koala

Baby Koala

baby leopard

Baby Leopard

baby lion

Baby Lion

baby meerkat

Baby Meerkat

baby opossum

Baby Opossum

baby otter

Baby Otter

baby panda

Baby Panda

baby pigs

Baby Pig

baby rabbit

Baby Rabbit

baby rhino

Baby Rhino

baby seal

Baby Seal

baby sloth

Baby Sloth

baby snow leopard

Baby Snow Leopard

baby squirrel

Baby Squirrel

baby tiger

Baby Tiger

baby wildebeest

Baby Wildebeest

baby animal names

  • aardvark - cub
  • African wild dog - puppy
  • anteater - pup
  • baboon - infant
  • badger - kit, cub
  • bat - pup
  • beaver - pup, kit
  • black bear - cub
  • buffalo - calf
  • camel - calf
  • cheetah - cub
  • chimpanzee - infant
  • coyote - pup, puppy, whelp
  • dog - puppy
  • dolphin - calf
  • elephant - calf
  • elk - calf
  • fox - kit, cub
  • giraffe - calf
  • gorilla - infant
  • grizzly bear - cub
  • groundhog - pup
  • hippo - calf
  • horse - foal filly(female)colt(male)
  • hyena - cub
  • jaguar - cub
  • kangaroo - joey
  • killer whale - calf
  • koala bear - joey, cub
  • lemur - infant
  • leopard - cub
  • lion - cub
  • llama - cria
  • manatee - calf
  • meerkat - pup
  • mongoose - kit
  • monkey - infant
  • moose - calf
  • orangutan - infant
  • otter - pup
  • panda - cub
  • pig - piglet, shoat
  • polar bear - cub
  • porcupine - porcupette
  • rabbit - bunny,kitten,kit
  • racoon - pup
  • reindeer - fawn
  • rhinoceros - calf
  • seal - pup
  • sealion - pup
  • skunk - kit,pup
  • sloth - baby
  • tarsier - infant
  • Tasmanian devil - joey
  • tiger - cub
  • walrus - pup, cub
  • wolf - pup, cub, whelp
  • wombat - joey
  • zebra - foal


Yes, baby animals are perfect little replicas of their mothers and fathers..But some of them start off just a little different.

They may not have spots
right away, they may not be the exact same color, and sometimes their hair is soft and puffy instead of sleek and shiny.

But goodness knows they try their best every day...


They chill with the crew ...

They hitch rides on mom, or dad...

They try their best to keep up with the herd ...

They are very respectful...


They never whine or complain
and they can really work the cute

Most baby animals are adorable miniatures of their parents, but some go through a bit of a transformation.

For instance, baby cheetahs are born without spots, and develop them later, while baby cougars are born with spots, and loose them as they grow.

And they all have different names that they are called until they reach maturity.

Some of these names are very familiar, like puppy and kitten, others are peculiar like the feline sounding "kit" for a very canine baby fox, and the unusual name of "cria" for a baby llama.

And all of the Great Apes - including us - have babies called infants.

Check out more baby animal names in the column at the bottom of the page.

Mostly, baby animals are just lots of fun to look at!



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baby camela baby camel is called a cria

a few more baby animal facts





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lion facts
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fox facts
koala facts
wombat facts
hyena facts
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reindeer facts
zebra facts
seal facts


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