Our glossary gives you all of the terms you need to know so you can better understand our site. Find the different categories we have grouped them into below. You can find out the proper names for baby animals, adult animals, groups of animals and some general terms.
There’s a bunch of fun stuff to discover once you begin to explore. For example did you know a group of owls is called a parliament? You can also discover the names of baby animals such as the mara pups below.
You can also explore our general glossary to learn the meaning of some of the more unusual terms we use in our animal fact files to explain what animal's get up to.