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Adult Animal Name's

Ever wondered what the correct name for each gender of an animal is? Wonder no more with our glossary of the adult name's for many animals.


Hover over an animal's name and if it turns green we have a fact page on this animal. Clicking the name will take you to their page where you can find further information.

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A

African Buffalo

Alligator

Alpaca

American Bison

Ant

Antelope

Ape

Armadillo

Male

Bull

Bull

Male

Bull

Queen, Gyne, Worker

Buck

Male

Sow

Female

Cow, Heifer

Cow

Female

Cow

Drone

Doe

Female

Boar

B

Baboon

Badger

Bat

Bear

Bee

Bird

Butterfly

Male

Male

Boar

Male

Boar

Drone, Queen

Cock

Male

Female

Female

Sow

Female

Sow

Worker

Hen

Female

C

Cat

Chamois

Cheetah

Chicken

Cow

Coyote

Crab

Crocodile

Crow

Male

Tomcat, Gib

Buck

Male

Rooster, Cock,Cockerel, Capon

Bull

Dog

Cock, Jimmy

Bull

Cock

Female

Queen, Pussy, Molly

Doe

Female

Hen, Pullet

Cow

Bitch

Hen, Jenny

Cow

Hen

D

Deer

Dinosaur

Dog

Dolphin

Donkey

Donkey

Dove

Dove

Dragonfly

Duck

Dugong

Male

Buck, Stag

Bull

Dog

Bull

Jenny

Jack, Jackass

Cock

Cock

King, Drake

Drake

Bull

Female

Fawn

Cow

Bitch

Cow

Jack

Jenny, Jennet

Hen

Hen

Queen

Duck, Hen

Cow

Male

Bull

Bull

Bull

Bull

Female

Cow

Cow

Cow

Cow

F

Falcon

Fallow Deer

Ferret

Finch

Fox

Male

Tiercel, Tiecel, Terzel

Buck

Hob

Cock

Reynard, Dog, Dog, Fox, Tod

Female

Falcon

Doe

Jill

Hen

Vixen

G

Gaur

Gazelle

Gerbil

Giant Panda

Giraffe

Gnat

Gnu

Goat

Goose

Gorilla

Guinea Pig

Gull

Male

Bull

Bull

Buck

Boar

Bull

Male

Bull

Buck, Billy

Gander

Silverback

Boar

Cock

Female

Cow

Cow

Doe

Sow

Cow

Female

Cow

Doe, Nanny

Goose

N/A

Sow

Hen

H

Hamster

Hare

Hawk

Hedgehog

Heron

Hippopotamus

Hog

Hornet

Horse

Hound

Human

Hummingbird

Hyena

Male

Buck

Buck, Jack

Tiercel

Boar

Cock

Bull

Boar

Drone

Stallion, Stud

Dog

Man

Cock

Dog

Female

Doe

Doe, Jill

Hen

Sow

Hen

Cow

Sow

Queen

Mare, Dam

Bitch

Woman

Hen

Bitch

I

Ibex

Male

Billy

Female

Nanny

J

Jellyfish

Male

Boar

Female

Sow

K

Kangaroo

Koala

Komodo Dragon

Kouprey

Kudu

Male

Boomer, Buck, Jack

Buck

Bull, Cock

Bull

Bull

Female

Doe, Flyer, Jill, Roo

Doe

Hen, Cow

Cow

Cow

L

Leopard

Lion

Lobster

Lyrebird

Male

Leopard

Lion

Cock

Cock

Female

Leopardess

Lioness

Hen

Hen

M

Magpie

Mallard

Manatee

Mink

Mole

Monkey

Moose

Mouse

Mule

Male

Cock

Drake

Bull

Boar

Male

Male

Bull

Buck

John

Female

Hen

Duck

Cow

Sow

Female

Female

Cow

Doe

Molly

O

Opossum

Ostrich

Otter

Ox

Male

Jack

Cock

Boar

Steer, Bull

Female

Jill

Hen

Sow

Cow

P

Parrot

Partridge

Peafowl

Pheasant

Pig

Pigeon

Polar Bear

Porcupine

Porpoise

Prairie Dog

Pronghorn

Male

Cock

Cock

Peacock

Cock

Boar

Cock

Boar

Boar

Bull

Boar

Buck

Female

Hen

Hen, Chantelle

Peahen

Hen

Sow

Hen

Sow

Sow

Cow

Sow

Doe

Q

Quail

Male

Cock

Female

Hen

R

Rabbit

Racoon

Rat

Red Deer

Red Panda

Reindeer

Rhinoceros

Male

Buck

Boar

Buck

Stag

Boar

Bull

Bull

Female

Doe

Sow

Doe

Hind

Sow

Cow

Cow

S

Salamander

Salmon

Seahorse

Seal

Shark

Sheep

Shrew

Squid

Squirrel

Swan

Male

Boar

Cock

Seastallion

Bull

Bull

Buck, Ram

Boar

Cock

Buck

Cob

Female

Sow

Hen

Seamare

Cow

Female

Ewe, Dam

Sow

Hen

Doe

Pen

T

Tapir

Tarsier

Termite

Tiger

Turkey

Male

Bull

Buck

Bull

Tiger

Tom, Gobbler, Jake, Stag

Female

Cow

Doe

Cow

Tigress

Hen

V

Vicuna

Male

Bull

Female

Cow

W

Wallaby

Walrus

Wasp

Water Buffalo

Weasel

Whale

Wolf

Wolverine

Wombat

Wren

Male

Jack

Bull

Drone

Bull

Dog, Buck, Hob, Jack

Bull

Dog

Wolverine

Jack

Bull

Female

Jill

Cow

Worker, Queen

Cow

Bitch, Doe, Jill

Cow

Bitch

Angeline

Jill

Cow

Y

Yak

Yellow Jacket

Male

Bull

Drone

Female

Cow

Queen, Worker

Male

Stallion

Female

Mare

Sources

Wikipedia, (2014). List of animal names. [online] Available at: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_animal_names [Accessed 28 Sep. 2014].

Enchantedlearning.com, (2014). Names of Animals, Babies and Groups- EnchantedLearning.com. [online] Available at: http://www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/animals/Animalbabies.shtml [Accessed 28 Sep. 2014].

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