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Cute little babies Quiz: Wednesday 3rd March 2021

#1. What is the name of a baby sheep?

A baby sheep is called a lamb. A ewe can have a single lamb or twins. Triplets sometimes occur.

#2. A baby cat is called a ...?

A baby cat is called a kitten. Kittens usually turn into cats somewhere between 6 months and 1 year.

#3. What is a baby goat known as?

A baby goat is called a kid. Goats have a gestation period of 150 to180 days. The average birth rate is 2.2 kids per year. The act of giving birth is called “kidding”

#4. What is a male baby horse known as?

The term “colt” only describes young male horses and is not to be confused with foal, which is a horse of either sex less than one year of age. Similarly, a yearling is a horse of either sex between the ages of one and two. A young female horse is called a filly, and a mare once she is an adult animal.

#5. What is a baby swan?

Baby swans can be called swanlings, but that term is very rare compared to cygnet. People who don’t know their birds might see a cygnet and casually call it a duckling. But swans are not ducks—they’re much bigger than most ducks, and cygnets are often a bit larger than ducklings.

#6. What is a baby ant called?

Ants have complete metamorphosis. Queen ants lay eggs. The baby ant that hatches from the egg is a larva, with no legs, just a soft white body like a worm and a small head. The larvae are fed by the queen (in the first generation) and then by workers.

#7. What is a baby hen known as?

A baby cock/rooster (male) or hen (female) is called a chick. A young hen (under 1 year) is called a pullet. A young cock/rooster (under 1 year) is called a cockerel. Chicken is the broad name often used in generalising these types of bird.

#8. A baby snake is called a ...?

Baby snakes are commonly referred to as snakelets. Newly born snakes arecalled neolates, while newly hatchedsnakes are called hatchlings.

#9. What is a baby fish called

Larval fish live off a yolk sac attached to their bodies. When the yolk sac is fully absorbed, the young fish are called fry. Fry are ready to start eating on their own. Fry undergo several more developmental stages, which vary by species, as they mature into adults. Young fish are generally considered fry during their first few months (during their first few months to just less than one year in some species).

#10. Other than puppy/pup, what is a baby dog called?

It doesn’t sound as cute as “puppy,” but whelp means the same thing: a baby dog or wolf. This can also be a verb, as in “The mama poodle whelped six whelps.” To someone who studies animals, whelp is just the word for a newborn dog or for birthing.

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