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This lists names of animals used depending on the context. Many species of animals, particularly those domesticated, have been given specific names for the male, the female, and the young of the species. There are a few generic terms, "bull-cow-calf", for instance, that are found across species, but many species have been granted unique names for these gender/age characteristics. Empty table cells indicate incomplete data, and should not be interpreted to mean that the animal does not have a specific name of that type. Image File history File links Question_book-3. ... For other uses, see Species (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Animal (disambiguation). ... This article is about the Male sex. ... For other uses, see Female (disambiguation). ... A table cell is one grouping within a table. ...

See also: List of collective nouns. These are lists of collective nouns: List of collective nouns by subject List of collective nouns by subject A-H List of collective nouns by subject I-Z List of collective nouns by collective term List of collective nouns by collective term A-K List of collective nouns by collective...

Formal names

Animal Young Female Male Group Adjective Meat
Alligator hatchling cow bull bask, congregation eusuchian
Alpaca cria herd, flock camelid
Angelfish host[1]
Armadillo pup zed lister fez tolypeutine
Ant larva, pupa queen, worker, gyne drone army, colony, nest, swarm, bike formic, myrmecine
Anteater pup myrmecophagine
Antelope calf doe buck herd, cluster alcelaphine, bubaline, antilopine
Ape infant [2] [2] shrewdness, troop simian
Ass[3], Donkey foal jenny jack pace, band, drove, herd, coffle asinine
Baboon infant [2] troop, congress, tribe, flange[1]
Badger kit sow boar cete, colony, set, company musteline
Barracuda battery percesocine
Bat pup [2] [2] colony, cloud pteropine, noctillionine
Bear cub sow boar sleuth, sloth ursine
Beaver kit kitten, pup [2] [2] family, colony
Bee larva, pupa queen, worker [4] drone grist, hive, swarm, colony apic, apian, apiarian
Beetle larva [2] [2] possi
Bird chick hen cock [3] flock avian, muscicapine, oscine, passerine, pendeline, volucrine, ornithic
Bison calf cow bull herd, troop bisontine
Bittern chick sedge
Blackbird icterine
Bluebird turdine[5]
Buffalo calf cow bull herd bovine, bubaline
Bullfinch pyrrhuline
Bunting emberizine, pyrrhuloxine
Butterfly caterpillar rabble, flight, swarm, kaleidoscope, rainbow pieridine, pierine
Buzzard chick hen cock[3] wake buteonine, cathartine
Camel calf cow bull flock camelid
Cardinal conclave pyrrhuloxine
Cassowary chick
Cat kitten queen tom [6] clowder, clutter, pounce, kindle (young), embarrassment (young), nonchalance feline
Caterpillar butterfly butterfly army
Cattle[7] calf cow bull herd, drove bovine[8], vituline (young), vaccine (female), taurine (male) beef, veal
Chamois calf doe bull herd rupicaprine
Cheetah cub [2] [2] coalition
Chicken chick hen, pullet Rooster, cock(-erel)[3][9] flock, brood, peep galline chicken[10], poultry
Chimpanzee infant [2] [2] community, group, cartload,posse
Civet viverrine
Clam bed
Cobra quiver[11] elapine
Cockroach nymph intrusion[11]
Coral reef
Cormorant gulp[11], flight phalacrocoracine
Cougar kitten, cub, pup
Coyote cub, pup, whelp bitch[3] dog pack, train
Crab veneris cancrine
Crane herd, sedge, siege alectorine
Crocodile crocklet cow bull bask, nest, congregation, float crocodilian
Crow chick murder, horde, parcel, hover, congress, muster, storytelling corvine
Deer fawn, ass[3] doe, hind, cow buck, stag, bull, hart (red deer) herd cervine, elaphine venison, humble (organ meat)
Dinosaur dinosauric, saurian
Dog whelp, pup bitch[3] dog, sire pack, litter (young), kennel, gang, legion canine
Dolphin calf, pup cow bull team, school, pod, herd, alliance (male), party (female) delphine
Dove chick cote, flight, dole, dule, duet, troop, piteousness, pitying, prettying columbine
Duck duckling duck, hen drake flock, brace, team[12] anatine, fuliguline poultry
Dust Mite larval, larvae [2] [2]
Eagle eaglet [2] [2] convocation, brood, aerie aquiline
Earthworm sloop lumbricine
Elephant calf cow bull herd, flock, parade, memory elephantine
Elk calf cow bull gang, herd cervine venison
Emu chick mob, ratite, struthious
Ermine musteline
Falcon eyass falcon tiercel acciptrine
Fennec skulk vulpine
Ferret kit jill hob [13] business musteline
Finch chick hen cock[3] charm, chirm, trembling, trimming fringilline
Fish fry, fingerling school, shoal piscine, ichthyic
Flamingo hen cock[3] stand, flamboyance phoenicopterine
Flea pulicene
Flying fox flock pteropine
Fox cub, kit, pup vixen reynard, todd, dog leash, skulk vulpine
Frog polliwog, tadpole, froglet army, colony, froggery, knot ranine
Gazelle calf gazelline
Gerbil pup doe buck horde cricetine
Gibbon flange hylobatine
Giraffe calf cow bull tower, corps, herd, journey giraffine
Goat kid doe, nannie buck, billy[14] herd caprine, hircine chevon
Goldfinch chick hen cock[3] charm, chattering, drum, troubling, vein
Goose gosling goose gander gaggle (skein when in flight)[12] anatine, anserine poultry
Gorilla infant [2] [2] troop, group (band)
Guanaco chulengo camelid
Guinea pig pup sow boar herd
Gull chick, scorrie[15] hen cock[3] flock larine
Hamster pup doe buck horde cricetine
Hare leveret doe, jill buck, jack band, down leverine, leporine
Hawk eyas hen tiercel cast, kettle, boil accipitrine, falconine
Hedgehog hoglet sow boar array
Heron chick hen cock[3] siege[12]
Hippopotamus calf cow bull bloat, crash, herd, thunder[11] hippopotamine
Hog sow boar drift, herd suilline bacon, ham, roast
Hornet larvae, pupae queen drone swarm vespine
Horse[16] foal mare stallion herd, harass equine
Human infant, child woman man crowd, tribe, family, people human, anthropomorphic, humanoid, hominine
Hummingbird hen cock[3] charm, chattering, drum, hover, troubling trochiline
Hyena cub, pup, whelp bitch[3] dog clan, cackle hyenine
Iguana iguanian
Insect larva swarm insectoid, insectan, insectile
Jackal pup pack
Jaguar cub
Jay chick hen cock[3] band, party garruline
Jellyfish ephyra smack, bloom, brood, smuth, smuck, fluther
Kangaroo joey flyer, doe boomer, buck mob, troop, court macropodine
Kestrel falconine
Kingfisher halcyonine
Kite milvine
Ladybug larva [2] [2] loveliness, possi
Lark chick hen cock[3] exaltation
Leech hirudine
Lemming microtine
Lemur troop lemurine
Leopard cub leopardess leopard leap, lepe pardine
Limpet patelline
Lion cub lioness lion pride leonine
Lizard lacertilian, saurian
Llama cria hembra macho herd, flock camelid
Lobster hen cock[3] homarine
Louse nymph [2] [2] colony, infestation, lice pediculine
Macaw psittacine
Macropod macropodian
Magpie hen cock[3] tiding, tittering, gulp, murder, charm, flock garruline
Mallard duckling hen drake sord, lute, brace, puddling, flush anatine
Manatee calf cow bull herd manatine, sirenian
Marten richness musteline
Meadowlark icterine
Meerkat gang, mob, clan
Mink cub, kit sow boar musteline
Minnows shoal, swarm
Mite indecision acarine
Mockingbird mimine
Mole pup [2] [2] labour,company, movement talpine
Mongoose mongeese, mongaggle viverrine, herpestine
Monkey infant [2] [2] troop, barrel, tribe, cartload simian
Moose calf cow bull cervine
Mosquito nymph, wriggler, tumbler [2] [2] scourge, swarm aedine, anopheline
Moth arctian
Mouse pinkie, kitten, pup doe buck nest, colony, harvest, horde, mischief murine
Mule foal hinney, jenny jack barren, pack, span, rake
Newt eft
Nightingale chick hen cock[3] watch, flock, route, match philomelian
Octopus arran octopine
Opossum joey jill jack didelphine
Oriole icterine
Oryx orygine
Ostrich hen cock[3] flock, troop ratite, struthious
Otter pup, whelp [2] [2] romp, bevy, lodge, family, raft musteline, lutrine
Owl owlet parliament, stare, wisdom strigine
Ox calf cow bull yoke, team, drove, herd, nye bovine
Oyster bed, hive, cast, culch ostracine
Panda cub sow boar
Panther cub pantherine
Parrot chick hen cock[3] company, flock, prattle, pandemonium psittacine
Partridge chick, cheeper hen, chantelle cock[3] covey perdicine
Peafowl chick, peachick peahen peacock muster, ostentation, pride pavonine
Pelican chick, nestling hen cock[3]
Penguin chick hen cock[3] colony, rookery, parade, parcel, crèche, huddle spheniscine
Pheasant chick hen cock[3] bouquet, nest, nide, nye, brood, covey alectorine, phasianine pheasant
Pig[17] piglet, shoat, bonham, gilt(female) sow boar herd, drove, mob porcine, sulline pork, ham, bacon
Pigeon squab hen cock[3] flight, loft, flock, kit pullastrine
Platypus pug pile ornithorhynchine
Plover chick hen cock[3] wing, congregation charadrine
Polar bear cub sow boar stocks or populations
Polecat kit jill hob chine musteline
Pony foal (either sex), colt (young, immature male), filly (young, immature female) mare stallion herd equus
Porcupine pup sow boar prickle, family hystricine
Porpoise calf cow bull school, crowd, herd, pod phocaenine
Python pythonid
Quail chick hen cock[3] covey coturnine
Rabbit bunny, kit, kitten, leveret, nestling doe, jill buck, jack warren, nest, colony, bevy, bury, drove, trace leporine lapin, lapan
Raccoon kit sow boar nursery procyonine
Rail chick reeve ruff ralline
Ram lamb ewe ram flock arietine, ovine
Rat kitten, nestling, pinkie, pup doe buck colony, horde, pack, plague, swarm murine
Rattlesnake crotaline
Raven chick hen cock[3] unkindness[1], congress, conspiracy, parliament, murder, storytelling, nevermore corvine
Reptile reptilian, serpentine
Reindeer calf cow bull herd rangiferine
Rhea struthious
Rhinoceros calf cow bull crash, herd ceratorhine
Rodent glirine
Roebuck capreoline
Rook chick hen cock[3] building, parliament
Sable zibeline
Salamander salamandrine
Salmon hen jack salmonid
Scorpion instar bed, nest, colony
Sea horse herd hippocampine
Sea lion pup, beach weaner cow bull pod, colony, crash, flock, harem, bob, herd, rookery, team, hurdle otarine
Sea urchin larva, pluteus (free-swimming stage), juvenile (young urchin)
Seal pup cow bull same as sea lion phocine, otarine
Serpent serpentine
Shark pup [2] bull slew, shiver[11]
Sheep lamb ewe ram[14] drove, flock, herd ovine lamb, mutton, hoggett, haggis (visceral meat)
Shrew soricine
Silkworm bombycine
Siskin ebert
Skunk kit boar surfeit, stink musteline
Skylark alaudine
Slug limacine
Smelt atherine
Snail walk escargot
Snake snakelet, neonate (a newly-born snake), hatchling (a newly-hatched snake) [2] [2] pit, nest or bed anguine, elapine, colubrine, ophidian, reptilian, serpentine, viperine
Snipe chick hen cock[3] walk, wisp charadrine
Songbird oscine
Sparrow chick hen cock[3] flight, host, quarrel, tribe, ubiquity passerine
Spider spiderling cluster, clutter, venom arachnine, arachnoid
Squid calamari
Squirrel pup, kit, kitten doe buck dray, scurry[11] sciurine
Stag cervine, elaphine
Stoat musteline
Stork gosling ciconine
Sturgeon college acipenserine
Swallow hen cock[3] hirundine
Swan cygnet, flapper pen cob gaggle, bevy, wedge(flying), flock, game, team, ballet, regatta, bank, whiteness, gargle, eyrar anatine, cygnine
Swift chick hen cock[3] flock cypseline
Tapir larva [2] [2] colony
Termite termitine
Tick acarine
Tiger cub tigress tiger streak[11], ambush tigrine
Toad tadpole, toadlet [2] [2] knot, lump ranine, batrachian
Tortoise creep chelonian, testudine
Trout fingerling, fry shedder jack hover
Turkey poult, chick hen tom rafter, flock meleagrine poultry
Turtle hatchling [2] [2] bale chelonian
Umbrellabird cephalopterine
Vole microtine
Vulture vulturine
Viper viperid
Wallaby joey
Wasp queen drone vespine
Weasel bitch[3], doe, jill buck, dog, hub, jack boogle musteline
Whale calf cow bull gam, pod, herd cetacean, cetaceous
Wildfowl chick hen cock[3] flock
Wolf cub, pup, whelp bitch[3], fae dog, brute pack, rout lupine
Wombat joey jill jack mob, warren, wisdom, army phascolomian
Woodcock hen rooster prophylactation charadrine, scolopacine
Woodpecker chick hen cock[3] descent
Worm bed, bunch, clew, squirm helminthic, vermian
Wren chick jenny cock[3] flock troglodytine
X-ray fish tetragonopterinine
Yak calf cow bull herd bovine
Zebra foal mare stallion crossing, dazzle, harem, herd, zeal equine, zebrine, hippotigrine

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For other uses, see Beaver (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Western honey bee and Bee (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Beetle (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Bird (disambiguation). ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Look up cock in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Species †B. antiquus B. bison B. bonasus †B. latifrons †B. occidentalis †B. priscus Bison in winter. ... † see also: Heron The bitterns are members of the heron family Ardeidae. ... For other uses, see Blackbird (disambiguation). ... Species Sialia sialis Sialia mexicana Sialia currucoides Mountain Bluebird Western Bluebird The bluebirds are medium-sized, mostly insectivorous or omnivorous birds in the genus Sialia of the thrush family Turdidae. ... Binomial name (Linnaeus, 1758) Subspecies B. b. ... Bullfinch is a name given to two groups of passerine birds. ... Look up Bunting in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... 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Kitten at six weeks. ... This article is about a form of an insect. ... For general information about the genus, including other species of cattle, see Bos. ... For the anatomical feature, see calf muscle. ... For other uses, see Beef (disambiguation). ... Veal is the meat of young calves (usually male) appreciated for its delicate taste and tender texture. ... Binomial name Rupicapra rupicapra (Linnaeus, 1758) The chamois (Rupicapra rupicapra) is a large, goat-like animal that lives in the European Alps and Carpathians. ... This article is about the animal. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... For other uses, see Rooster (disambiguation). ... Ducks amongst other poultry The Poultry-dealer, after Cesare Vecellio Poultry is the category of domesticated birds kept for meat, eggs, and feathers. ... Type species Simia troglodytes Blumenbach, 1775 distribution of Species Pan troglodytes Pan paniscus Chimpanzee, often shortened to chimp, is the common name for the two extant species of apes in the genus Pan. ... Genera Chrotogale Cynogale Diplogale Hemigalus Arctogalidia Macrogalidia Paguma Paradoxurus Civettictis Viverra Viverricula Civets are mammals, most of which are species in the family Viverridae. ... For other uses, see Clam (disambiguation). ... Egyptian Cobra, Naga haje This article is about snakes. ... For other uses, see Cockroaches. ... Extant Subclasses and Orders Alcyonaria    Alcyonacea    Helioporacea Zoantharia    Antipatharia    Corallimorpharia    Scleractinia    Zoanthidea [1][2]  See Anthozoa for details For other uses, see Coral (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Cormorant (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Cougar (disambiguation) or Puma (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Coyote (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Crab (disambiguation). ... Genera Grus Anthropoides Balearica Bugeranus Cranes are large, long-legged and long-necked birds of the order Gruiformes, and family Gruidae. ... For other uses, see Crocodile (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Crow (disambiguation). ... This article is about the ruminent animal. ... Leg of venison on apple sauce with dumplings and vegetables Venison is meat of the family Cervidae. ... Orders & Suborders Saurischia Sauropodomorpha Theropoda Ornithischia Thyreophora Ornithopoda Marginocephalia Dinosaurs were vertebrate animals that dominated the terrestrial ecosystem for over 160 million years, first appearing approximately 230 million years ago. ... Trinomial name Canis lupus familiaris The dog (Canis lupus familiaris) is a domestic subspecies of the wolf, a mammal of the Canidae family of the order Carnivora. ... For other uses, see Dolphin (disambiguation). ... Subfamilies see article text Feral Rock Pigeon beside Weiming Lake, Peking University Dove redirects here. ... Subfamilies Dendrocygninae Oxyurinae Anatinae Aythyinae Merginae Duck is the common name for a number of species in the Anatidae family of birds. ... Ducks amongst other poultry The Poultry-dealer, after Cesare Vecellio Poultry is the category of domesticated birds kept for meat, eggs, and feathers. ... Binomial name Dermatophagoides pteronyssinus The house dust mite (Dermatophagoides pteronyssinus), sometimes abbreviated by allergists to HDM, is a cosmopolitan guest in human habitation. ... Genera Several, see below. ... For the LPG album, see The Earthworm (album). ... Genera and Species Loxodonta Loxodonta cyclotis Loxodonta africana Elephas Elephas maximus Elephas antiquus † Elephas beyeri † Elephas celebensis † Elephas cypriotes † Elephas ekorensis † Elephas falconeri † Elephas iolensis † Elephas planifrons † Elephas platycephalus † Elephas recki † Stegodon † Mammuthus † Elephantidae (the elephants) is a family of pachyderm, and the only remaining family in the order Proboscidea... For other uses, see Elk (disambiguation). ... Leg of venison on apple sauce with dumplings and vegetables Venison is meat of the family Cervidae. ... For other uses, see EMU. Binomial name (Latham, 1790) The Emu has been recorded in the areas shown in orange. ... The ermine (Mustela erminea) is a dark brown weasel, with a distinctive black-tipped tail. ... For other uses, see Falcon (disambiguation). ... Binomial name (Zimmermann, 1780) Fennec fox range Synonyms Fennec zerda Zimmermann, 1780 For the aircraft, see T-28 Trojan The fennec fox is a small fox found in the Sahara Desert of North Africa (excluding the coast) and in some parts of Arabia, which has distinctive oversized ears. ... This article is about the mammal. ... For other meanings, see Finch (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Fish (disambiguation). ... Species See text For other uses, see Flamingo (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Flea (disambiguation). ... A flying fox can be: One of several species of megabat. ... This article is about the animal. ... Distribution of frogs (in black) Suborders Archaeobatrachia Mesobatrachia Neobatrachia - List of Anuran families The frogness babe is an amphibian in the order Anura (meaning tail-less from Greek an-, without + oura, tail), formerly referred to as Salientia (Latin saltare, to jump). ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... For other uses, see Gerbil (disambiguation). ... Genera Hylobates Hoolock Nomascus Symphalangus Gibbons are the small apes that are grouped in the family Hylobatidae. ... Binomial name Linnaeus, 1758 Range map The giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis) is an African even-toed ungulate mammal, the tallest of all land-living animal species. ... This article is about the domestic species. ... Binomial name Carduelis tristis (Linnaeus, 1758) The Eastern or American Goldfinch (Carduelis tristis) is a typical North American seed-eating member of the finch (Fringillidae) family, averaging 11 cm in length. ... Geese redirects here. ... Ducks amongst other poultry The Poultry-dealer, after Cesare Vecellio Poultry is the category of domesticated birds kept for meat, eggs, and feathers. ... Type species Troglodytes gorilla Savage, 1847 distribution of Gorilla Species Gorilla gorilla Gorilla beringei The gorilla, the largest of the living primates, is a ground-dwelling omnivore that inhabits the forests of Africa. ... Binomial name Lama guanicoe (Müller, 1776) The guanaco (Lama guanicoe) is an elegant, fine-boned camelid animal that stands approximately 1. ... For other uses, see Guinea pig (disambiguation). ... “Seagull” redirects here. ... Genera Mesocricetus Phodopus Cricetus Cricetulus Allocricetulus Cansumys Tscherskia Hamsters are rodents belonging to the subfamily Cricetinae. ... For other uses, see Hare (disambiguation). ... Genera Accipiter Micronisus Melierax Urotriorchis Erythrotriorchis The term hawk refers to birds of prey in any of three senses: Strictly, to mean any of the species in the bird sub-family Accipitrinae in the genera Accipiter, Micronisus, Melierax, Urotriorchis, and Megatriorchis. ... Genera Atelerix Erinaceus Hemiechinus Mesechinus Paraechinus A hedgehog is any of the small spiny mammals of the subfamily Erinaceinae and the order Erinaceomorpha. ... For other uses, see Heron (disambiguation). ... Binomial name Linnaeus, 1758[2] Range map[1] The hippopotamus (Hippopotamus amphibius), from the Greek ‘ιπποπόταμος (hippopotamos, hippos meaning horse and potamos meaning river), often shortened to hippo, is a large, mostly plant-eating African mammal, one of only two extant species in the family Hippopotamidae (the other being the Pygmy... Hog is a domestic or feral adult swine. ... This article refers collectively to all true hornets. ... Binomial name Equus caballus Linnaeus, 1758 The horse (Equus caballus, sometimes seen as a subspecies of the Wild Horse, Equus ferus caballus) is a large odd-toed ungulate mammal, one of ten modern species of the genus Equus. ... A stallion A stallion is a male horse that has not been castrated. ... This article is about modern humans. ... Diverse women. ... Photograph of a nude man by Wilhelm von Gloeden, ca. ... For other uses, see Hummingbird (disambiguation). ... Subfamilies and Genera Hyaeninae Crocuta Hyaena Parahyaena Protelinae Proteles Hyenas or Hyænas are moderately large terrestrial carnivores native to Africa, Arabia, Asia and the Indian subcontinent. ... For other members of the family Iguanidae, see Iguanidae. ... Orders Subclass Apterygota Archaeognatha (bristletails) Thysanura (silverfish) Subclass Pterygota Infraclass Paleoptera (Probably paraphyletic) Ephemeroptera (mayflies) Odonata (dragonflies and damselflies) Infraclass Neoptera Superorder Exopterygota Grylloblattodea (ice-crawlers) Mantophasmatodea (gladiators) Plecoptera (stoneflies) Embioptera (webspinners) Zoraptera (angel insects) Dermaptera (earwigs) Orthoptera (grasshoppers, etc) Phasmatodea (stick insects) Blattodea (cockroaches) Isoptera (termites) Mantodea (mantids) Psocoptera... Species Canis aureus Canis adustus Canis mesomelas A jackal (from Turkish çakal, via Persian shaghal ultimately from Sanskrit sá¹›gālaḥ [1][2]) is any of three (sometimes four) small to medium-sized members of the family Canidae, found in Africa, Asia and Southeastern Europe. ... For other uses, see Jaguar (disambiguation). ... Genera Garrulus Podoces Ptilostomus Perisoreus Aphelocoma Gymnorhinus Cyanocitta Calocitta Cyanocorax Cyanolyca The jays are several species of medium-sized, usually colorful and noisy passerine birds in the crow family Corvidae. ... Bold text For other uses, see Jellyfish (disambiguation). ... Species Macropus rufus Macropus giganteus Macropus fuliginosus Macropus antilopinus A kangaroo is a marsupial from the family Macropodidae (macropods, meaning large foot). In common use the term is used to describe the largest species from this family, the Red Kangaroo, the Antilopine Kangaroo, and the Eastern and Western Grey Kangaroo... The name kestrel is given to several different members of the falcon genus, Falco. ... Families Alcedinidae Halcyonidae Cerylidae Kingfishers are birds of the three families Alcedinidae (river kingfishers), Halcyonidae (tree kingfishers), and Cerylidae (water kingfishers). ... Genera Milvinae Harpagus Ictinia Rostrhamus Haliastur Milvus Lophoictinia Hamirostra Elaninae Elanus Chelictinia Machaerhamphus Gampsonyx Elanoides Kites are raptors with long wings and weak legs which spend a great deal of time soaring. ... Subfamilies Chilocorinae Coccidulinae Coccinellinae Epilachninae Scymininae Sticholotidinae etc. ... For other uses, see Lark (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Leech (disambiguation). ... This article is about the rodent. ... Superfamilies and Families Cheirogaleoidea Cheirogaleidae Lemuroidea Lemuridae Lepilemuridae Indriidae Lemurs make up the infraorder Lemuriformes and are members of a class of primates known as prosimians. ... For other uses, see Leopard (disambiguation). ... Suborders See text. ... For other uses, see Lion (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Lizard (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Llama (disambiguation). ... Subfamilies and Genera Neophoberinae Acanthacaris Thymopinae Nephropsis Nephropides Thymops Thymopsis Nephropinae Homarus Nephrops Homarinus Metanephrops Eunephrops Thymopides Clawed lobsters comprise a family (Nephropidae, sometimes also Homaridae) of large marine crustaceans. ... Suborders Anoplura (sucking lice) Rhyncophthirina Ischnocera (avian lice) Amblycera (chewing lice) Lice (singular: louse), also known as fly babies, (order Phthiraptera) are an order of over 3,000 species of wingless phthiraptra. ... Genera Ara Anodorhynchus Cyanopsitta Primolius Orthopsittaca Diopsittaca For other uses, see Macaw (disambiguation). ... Genera Lagostrophus Dendrolagus Dorcopsis Dorcopsulus Lagorchestes Macropus Onychogalea Petrogale Setonix Thylogale Wallabia Tree kangaroos have smaller ears for easier maneuvering between tree branches, and much longer tail. ... This article is about the bird. ... For other uses, see Mallard (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Manatee (disambiguation). ... Species Martes americana Martes flavigula Martes foina Martes gwatkinsii Martes martes Martes melampus Martes pennanti Martes zibellina For the Wiltshire village see Marten, Wiltshire. ... Species Meadowlarks are birds belonging to the genus Sturnella in the New World family Icteridae. ... Binomial name (Schreber, 1776) Meerkat range The meerkat or suricate Suricata suricatta is a small mammal and a member of the mongoose family. ... For other uses, see Mink (disambiguation). ... For fish, the word minnow can mean, in decreasing order of specificity: The Eurasian minnow, Phoxinus phoxinus (Linnaeus, 1758) Any, particularly small, fish of the family Cyprinidae Any, particularly small, fish of the family Centrarchidae Fish of the family Galaxiidae, in particular those of genus galaxiid occurring in the Southern... Mites, along with ticks, belong to the subclass Acarina (also known as Acari) and the class Arachnida. ... For other uses, see Mockingbird (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Mole. ... For other uses, see Mongoose (disambiguation). ... Approximate worldwide distribution of monkeys. ... For other uses, see Moose (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Mosquito (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Moths A moth is an insect closely related to the butterfly. ... This article is about the animal. ... For other uses, see Mule (disambiguation). ... This article is about the animal. ... Binomial name Luscinia megarhynchos (Brehm, 1831) This article is about the bird. ... For other uses, see Octopus (disambiguation). ... Genera Several; see text Opossum fur is quite soft. ... Genera Oriolus Sphecotheres Orioles are colourful Old World passerine birds in the family Oriolidae. ... Species Oryx beisa Rüppell, 1835 Oryx dammah Cretzschmar, 1827 Oryx gazella (Linnaeus, 1758) Oryx leucoryx Pallas, 1766 An Oryx is one of three or four large antelope species of the genus Oryx, typically having long straight almost upright or swept back horns. ... Binomial name Linnaeus, 1758 The present-day distribution of Ostriches. ... This article is about the carnivorous mammals. ... For other uses, see Owl (disambiguation). ... Binomial name Bos taurus Linnaeus, 1758 Cattle are domesticated ungulates, a member of the subfamily Bovinae of the family Bovidae. ... For other uses, see Oyster (disambiguation). ... Panda may refer to: // Giant Panda Panda (plant), a genus of the family Euphorbiaceae PANDAS or P.A.N.D.A.S. is Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorders Associated with Streptoccal infections Qinling Panda, a subspecies of the Giant Panda. ... A melanistic leopard, or black panther The black panther is the common name for a black specimen (a melanistic variant) of any of several species of cats. ... Systematics (but see below) Family Cacatuidae (cockatoos) Subfamily Microglossinae (Palm Cockatoo) Subfamily Calyptorhynchinae (dark cockatoos) Subfamily Cacatuinae (white cockatoos) Family Psittacidae (true parrots) Subfamily Loriinae (lories and lorikeets) Subfamily Psittacinae (typical parrots and allies) Tribe Arini (American psittacines) Tribe Cyclopsitticini (fig parrots) Tribe Micropsittini (pygmy parrots) Tribe Nestorini (kakas and... For other uses, see Partridge (disambiguation). ... Peacock redirects here. ... For other uses, see Pelican (disambiguation). ... Modern genera Aptenodytes Eudyptes Eudyptula Megadyptes Pygoscelis Spheniscus For prehistoric genera, see Systematics Some penguins are curious. ... Genera Ithaginis Catreus Rheinartia Crossoptilon Lophura Argusianus Pucrasia Syrmaticus Chrysolophus Phasianus † See also partridge, quail Pheasants are a group of large birds in the order Galliformes. ... For other uses, see Pig (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Pork (disambiguation). ... This article is about the cut of meat. ... For other uses, see Bacon (disambiguation). ... Pigeon redirects here. ... For other uses, see Platypus (disambiguation). ... Genera Pluvialis Charadrius Thinornis Elseyornis Peltohyas Anarhynchus Phegornis Oreopholus Plovers are a widely distributed group of wading birds belonging to the subfamily Charadriinae. ... This article is about the animal. ... Polecat may refer to: One of several species of weasel: European polecat marbled polecat steppe polecat Skunks, or other members of the Mephitidae family Lineman (occupation), sometimes colloquially referred to as polecats The Polecats, a 1980s British new wave/rockabilly band Polecat (band) Typical Barbershop Songs Lockheed Martin Polecat, an... A Shetland Pony A pony is any of several horse breeds with a specific conformation and temperament. ... This article is about the rodent mammal. ... Genera Neophocaena Phocoena - Harbor porpoise Phocoenoides - Dalls porpoise The porpoises are small cetaceans of the family Phocoenidae; they are related to whales and dolphins. ... Synonyms Pythonoidea - Fitzinger, 1826 Pythonoidei - Eichwald, 1831 Holodonta - Müller, 1832 Pythonina - Bonaparte, 1840 Pythophes - Fitzinger, 1843 Pythoniens - A.M.C. Duméril & Bibron, 1844 Holodontes - A.M.C. Duméril & Bibron, 1844 Pythonides - A.M.C. Duméril & Bibron, 1844 Pythones - Cope, 1861 Pythonidae - Cope, 1864 Peropodes - Meyer, 1874... Genera Coturnix Anurophasis Perdicula Ophrysia † See also Pheasant, Partridge, Grouse Quail is a collective name for several genera of mid-sized birds in the pheasant family Phasianidae, or in the family Odontophoridae. ... For other uses, see Rabbit (disambiguation). ... Binomial name (Linnaeus, 1758) Common Raccoon native range in red, feral range in blue. ... Genera Sarothrura Himantornis Canirallus Coturnicops Micropygia Rallina Anurolimnas Laterallus Nesoclopeus Gallirallus Rallus Lewinia Dryolimnas Crex Rougetius Aramidopsis Atlantisia Aramides Amaurolimnas Gymnocrex Amaurornis Porzana Aenigmatolimnas Cyanolimnas Neocrex Pardirallus Eulabeornis Habroptila Megacrex Gallicrex Porphyrio Gallinula Fulica The family Rallidae is a large group of small to medium-sized birds which includes the... Binomial name Ovis aries Linnaeus, 1758 The domestic sheep (Ovis aries), the most common species of the sheep genus (Ovis), is a woolly ruminant quadruped which probably descends from the wild mouflon of south-central and south-west Asia. ... Species 50 species; see text *Several subfamilies of Muroids include animals called rats. ... Species 27 species; see list of rattlesnake species and subspecies. ... For other uses, see Raven (disambiguation). ... Reptilia redirects here. ... Caribou redirects here. ... Species R. americana R. pennata The Rhea, also known as ñandú (pronounced ) in Spanish, or ema in Portuguese, is a large flightless ratite bird native to South America. ... For other uses, see Rhinoceros (disambiguation). ... Suborders Sciuromorpha Castorimorpha Myomorpha Anomaluromorpha Hystricomorpha Rodentia is an order of mammals also known as rodents, characterised by two continuously-growing incisors in the upper and lower jaws which must be kept short by gnawing. ... Roe Deer Categories: Stub | Deer ... For other uses, see Rook. ... Binomial name Martes zibellina Linnaeus, 1758 The Sable (Martes zibellina) is a small mammal, closely akin to the martens, living in southern Russia near the Ural Mountains through Siberia and Mongolia to Hokkaidō in Japan. ... For other uses, see Salamander (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Salmon (disambiguation). ... Superfamilies Pseudochactoidea Buthoidea Chaeriloidea Chactoidea Iuroidea Scorpionoidea See classification for families. ... Species See text. ... For other uses, see Sea Lion (disambiguation). ... Subclasses Subclass Perischoechinoidea Order Cidaroida (pencil urchins) Subclass Euechinoidea Superorder Atelostomata Order Cassiduloida Order Spatangoida (heart urchins) Superorder Diadematacea Order Diadematoida Order Echinothurioida Order Pedinoida Superorder Echinacea Order Arbacioida Order Echinoida Order Phymosomatoida Order Salenioida Order Temnopleuroida Superorder Gnathostomata Order Clypeasteroida (sand dollars) Order Holectypoida Wikispecies has information related to... Families Odobenidae Otariidae Phocidae Pinnipeds (fin-feet, lit. ... For other uses, see Serpent (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Shark (disambiguation). ... Species See text. ... An unweaned lamb Legs of lamb in a supermarket cabinet The terms lamb, hoggett or mutton are culinary names for the meat of a domestic sheep. ... It has been suggested that Echolocating shrew be merged into this article or section. ... Binomial name Bombyx mori Linnaeus, 1758 For other senses of this word, see silkworm (disambiguation). ... A number of small birds in the finch family Fringillidae are named as siskins. ... Polecat redirects here. ... Binomial name Linnaeus, 1758 Skylark The Skylark (Alauda arvensis) is a small passerine bird species. ... This article is about land slugs. ... Genera Allosmerus Hypomesus Mallotus Osmerus Spirinchus Thaleichthys Smelts are a family, Osmeridae, of small anadromous fish. ... For other uses, see Snail (disambiguation). ... Escargot cooked with garlic and parsley butter in a shell (with a €0. ... For other uses, see Snake (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Snipe (disambiguation). ... A songbird is a bird belonging to the suborder Oscines of Passeriformes (ca. ... For other uses, see Sparrow (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Spider (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Squid (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Squid (disambiguation). ... This article is about the animal. ... Genera About 15 in 4 subfamilies. ... Binomial name Linnaeus, 1758 Range map The stoat (Mustela erminea) is a small mammal of the family Mustelidae. ... For other uses, see Stork (disambiguation). ... Sturgeon is a term for a genus of fish (Acipenser) of which 26 species are known. ... For other uses, see Swallow (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Swan (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Swift (disambiguation). ... Species Tapirus bairdii Tapirus indicus Tapirus pinchaque Tapirus terrestris Tapirs (IPA:ˈteɪpÉ™r, pronounced as in taper, or IPA:təˈpɪər, pronounced as in tap-ear) are large browsing mammals, roughly pig-like in shape, with short, prehensile snouts. ... Families Mastotermitidae Kalotermitidae Termopsidae Hodotermitidae Rhinotermitidae Serritermitidae Termitidae Termites, sometimes known as white ants, are a group of social insects usually classified at the taxonomic rank of order Isoptera. ... Families Ixodidae - Hard ticks Argasidae - Soft ticks Nuttalliellidae - ????? ticks Wikispecies has information related to: Ixodoidea Tick is the common name for the small arachnids that, along with other mites, constitute the order Acarina. ... For other uses, see Tiger (disambiguation). ... Families At least 9, see article. ... For other uses, see Tortoise (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Trout (disambiguation). ... Ducks amongst other poultry The Poultry-dealer, after Cesare Vecellio Poultry is the category of domesticated birds kept for meat, eggs, and feathers. ... For other uses, see Turtle (disambiguation). ... Species Long-wattled Umbrellabird Amazonian Umbrellabird Bare-necked Umbrellabird Umbrellabird or Cephalopterus is a genus of the cotinga family. ... For other uses, see Vole (disambiguation). ... Orders Falconiformes (Fam. ... Synonyms Viperae - Laurenti, 1768 Viperini - Oppel, 1811 Viperidae - Gray, 1825[1] The Viperidae are a family of venomous snakes commonly referred to as vipers, although the term viperids is more specific and distinguishes them from the viperines (subfamily Viperinae). ... For other uses, see Wallaby (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Wasp (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Weasel (disambiguation). ... This article is about the animal. ... Falcated Duck at Slimbridge Wildfowl and Wetlands centre, Gloucestershire, England Wildfowl or waterfowl, also waterbirds, is the collective term for the approximately 147 species of swans, geese and ducks, classified in the order Anseriformes, family Anatidae. ... Wolf Wolf Man Mount Wolf Wolf Prizes Wolf Spider Wolf 424 Wolf 359 Wolf Point Wolf-herring Frank Wolf Friedrich Wolf Friedrich August Wolf Hugo Wolf Johannes Wolf Julius Wolf Max Franz Joseph Cornelius Wolf Maximilian Wolf Rudolf Wolf Thomas Wolf As Name Wolf Breidenbach Wolf Hirshorn Other The call... For other uses, see Wombat (disambiguation). ... Species Eurasian Woodcock, Amami Woodcock, Bukidnon Woodcock, Dusky Woodcock, Sulawesi Woodcock, Moluccan Woodcock, American Woodcock, The woodcock are a group of seven very similar wading bird species in the genus Scolopax, characterised by a long slender bill and cryptic brown and blackish plumage. ... Genera Melanerpes Sphyrapicus Xiphidiopicus Dendropicos Dendrocopos Picoides Veniliornis Campethera Geocolaptes Dinopium Meiglyptes Hemicircus Micropternus Picus Mulleripicus Dryocopus Celeus Piculus Colaptes Campephilus Chrysocolaptes Reinwardtipicus Blythipicus Gecinulus Sapheopipo For other uses, see Woodpecker (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Worm (disambiguation). ... Genera Donacobius Campylorhynchus Odontorchilus Salpinctes Catherpes Hylorchilus Cinnycerthia Thryomanes Ferminia Troglodytes Cistothorus Uropsila Thryorchilus Thryothorus Henicorhina Microcerculus Cyphorhinus Wren (Troglodytes troglodytes) Stamp FR 345 of Postverk Føroya, Faroe Islands Issued: 22 February 1999 Artist: Astrid Andreasen The true wrens are members of a mainly New World passerine bird family... The X-Ray Fish is a small fish that grows in the waters of Venezuela, Guyana and some of the lower sections of the Amazon river basin. ... For other uses, see Yak (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Zebra (disambiguation). ...


  1. ^ a b Collective Terms for Groups of Animals. Oxford English Dictionary. Oxford University Press.
  2. ^ 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 ak al am an This animal does not have a specific name for the indicated gender. For example, "male cheetah".
  3. ^ 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 ak al am This word is considered a profanity in American English under certain connotations.
  4. ^ A worker bee is a sexually undeveloped female.
  5. ^ Turdine pertains to entire family turdidae, including the true thrushes
  6. ^ A castrated male cat is a gib or neuter.
  7. ^ 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.
  8. ^ Bovine refers to all species of genus Bos.
  9. ^ A castrated male chicken is a capon.
  10. ^ http://mw1.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chicken
  11. ^ a b c d e f g Universe in Your Pocket by Joel Levy, published by Barnes & Noble, Inc.
  12. ^ a b c A group of geese, herons, or ducks in flight is a skein.
  13. ^ A castrated male ferret is a gib.
  14. ^ a b A castrated male sheep or goat is a wether. See sheep for more names.
  15. ^ http://www.caithness.org/caithnessfieldclub/bulletins/2002/local_caithness_bird_names.htm
  16. ^ A castrated male horse is a gelding. A male foal is a colt, and a female foal is a filly.
  17. ^ A young female pig that has not given birth is a gilt. A castrated male pig is a barrow.

Look up Profanity in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... For other uses, see American English (disambiguation). ... Connotation is a subjective cultural and/or emotional coloration in addition to the explicit or denotative meaning of any specific word or phrase in a language, i. ... Genera 22 genera, see text The Thrushes, family Turdidae, are a group of passerine birds that occur mainly but not exclusively in the Old World. ... Castration (also referred as: gelding, neutering, orchiectomy, orchidectomy, and oophorectomy) is any action, surgical, chemical, or otherwise, by which a male loses the functions of the testes or a female loses the functions of the ovaries. ... The term gib may refer to: a castrated male cat or ferret an abbreviation for gibibyte (GiB) or gibibit (Gib) an abbreviation for Gibraltar an abbreviation for Gib Board, itself an abbreviation of Gibraltar Board, all Winston Wallboards[1] tradenames for drywall (plasterboard). ... Castration (also referred as: gelding, neutering, orchiectomy, orchidectomy, and oophorectomy) is any action, surgical, chemical, or otherwise, by which a male loses the functions of the testes or a female loses the functions of the ovaries. ... Steers is a fast-food franchise burger restaurant chain originating from South Africa. ... A Bullock is a castrated bull. ... Cattle the charitable organization Heifer International This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... For general information about the genus, including other species of cattle, see Bos. ... Species B. acutifrons † B. aegyptiacus † B. frontalis B. gaurus B. grunniens B. javanicus B. planifrons † B. primigenius † B. sauveli B. taurus Bos is the genus of wild and domestic cattle or oxen. ... Castration (also referred as: gelding, neutering, orchiectomy, orchidectomy, and oophorectomy) is any action, surgical, chemical, or otherwise, by which a male loses the functions of the testes or a female loses the functions of the ovaries. ... A capon, soon to be roasted for a Christmas dinner. ... Castration (also referred as: gelding, neutering, orchiectomy, orchidectomy, and oophorectomy) is any action, surgical, chemical, or otherwise, by which a male loses the functions of the testes or a female loses the functions of the ovaries. ... The term gib may refer to: a castrated male cat or ferret an abbreviation for gibibyte (GiB) or gibibit (Gib) an abbreviation for Gibraltar an abbreviation for Gib Board, itself an abbreviation of Gibraltar Board, all Winston Wallboards[1] tradenames for drywall (plasterboard). ... Castration (also referred as: gelding, neutering, orchiectomy, orchidectomy, and oophorectomy) is any action, surgical, chemical, or otherwise, by which a male loses the functions of the testes or a female loses the functions of the ovaries. ... For other uses, see sheep (disambiguation). ... Species See text. ... A gelding is a castrated animal—in English, a castrated male horse. ... A colt or filly with its mother A Colt is a young male horse, under the age of four. ... Filly is also a town in Belgium. ... A gilt is any of the following: A thin covering of gold. ...

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