Offspring refers to the children or young of an animal, human or otherwise. Animals in love regularly produce offspring, planned or unplanned. In this lesson, you will see the names for the male and the female of a number of ordinary animals, and if you lived on a farm you might use them all. But for those of us who don’t live on farms or breed high-quality animals, we probably don’t need to call our beloved female dog a bitch or our compatible cat a queen or a tomcat. Humans have babies; that’s easy. Now see if you can guess the correct words to name the offspring of the other animals. Answers below.
What are they called?