Animals - Babies
All animals start off as babies and then grow into adults.

Animals - Babies

This quiz addresses the requirements of the National Curriculum KS1 Science for children aged 5 and 6 in years 1 and 2. Specifically this quiz is aimed at the section dealing with animals and their babies.

You were a baby. Now you are growing. You go to school. Other animals have babies, or young. Some grow quickly. Others need a lot of looking after by their parents. What are the names of the babies of other animals? Can you answer all these questions about animals and their young?

  1. This is a family of lions. Lions are big cats. But their babies are called _____.
    Lion cubs love to play, just like kittens
  2. Puppies are young _____.
    Puppies soon grow up
  3. If the mother is a horse, what do we call the baby?
    The mother horse is called a mare
  4. If the mother is a cow, what do we call the baby?
    The plural of calf is calves
  5. What are baby pigs called?
    The mother pig is called a sow
  6. What is a baby sheep called?
    Many lambs are born in spring
  7. Many animals have more than one baby at the same time. The mum and dad of these two babies are very proud. They have named the babies Alex and Freddy. Alex and Freddy are _____.
    Have you a twin brother or sister? Are there any twins in your school?
  8. Baby giraffes are called calves. They are like their mothers, but smaller. They are born with long _____ and _____.
    Giraffes reach up and eat leaves from trees
  9. This kitten is a baby. Kittens are baby _____.
    Kittens love to play with balls of wool
  10. Animals in the sea also have babies. A mother _____ is swimming with her calf.
    Whales also have babies called calves

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