Baby animal names

Baby animals often have special names. For example, baby cats are called kittens and baby birds are called chicks. Here are some fun baby names from the animal kingdom:

A baby alligator is called a hatchling.

A baby armadillo is called a pup.

A baby deer is called a fawn.

A baby fish is called a fry or a fingerling.

A baby goose is called a gosling.

A baby kangaroo is called a joey.

A baby monkey is called an infant.

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