Terminology of wild animals

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Terms related to different wild carnivores
Terminology

Lion
  • Male is called Lion
  • Female is called Lioness
  • Young one is called Cub
  • Group name is called Pride
  • Act of parturition is called Cubbing
  • Dwelling place is Den
Tiger
  • Male is called Tiger
  • Female is called Tigress
  • Young one is called Cub
  • Group name is called Streak
  • Act of parturition is called Cubbing
  • Dwelling place is Lair
Leopard
  • Male is called Leopard
  • Female is called Leopard cat
  • Young one is called Cub
  • Group name is called Leap
  • Act of parturition is called Cubbing
  • Dwelling place is Den
Jaguar
  • Male is called Jaguar
  • Female is called Jaguar cat
  • Young one is called Cub
  • Act of parturition is called Cubbing
  • Dwelling place is Den
Cheetah
  • Male is called He-Cheetah
  • Female is called she-Cheetah
  • Young one is called Cub
  • Group name is called Pride
  • Act of parturition is called Parturition
  • Dwelling place is Den
Hyaena
  • Male is called Hyaena
  • Female is called Hyaenid
  • Young one is called Pup
  • Group name is called Clans
  • Act of parturition is called Whelping
  • Dwelling place is Den/ Lair/ Burrow
Jackal
  • Male is called Jackal
  • Female is called Bitch
  • Young one is called Pup/ Cub
  • Group name is called Pack
  • Act of parturition is called Cubbing
  • Dwelling place is Den
Wolf
  • Male is called Wolf
  • Female is called Wolverine
  • Young one is called Pup/ Cub
  • Group name is called Pack
  • Act of parturition is called Whelping
  • Dwelling place is Den
Bear
  • Male is called Boar
  • Female is called Sow
  • Young one is called Pup/ Cub
  • Group name is called Sleuth
  • Act of parturition is called Cubbing
  • Dwelling place is Den
Mongoose
  • Male is called Mongoose
  • Female is called Genet
  • Young one is called Puppies
  • Group name is called Colony
  • Dwelling place is Burrow
 
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