back to top
Community

The Definitive Ranking Of Baby Animal Names, By Cuteness

Don't you dare mess with a polliwog.

Posted on

22. Eft.

Efts become newts.
Via betterlivingthroughbeowulf.com

Efts become newts.

21. Pullet.

A pullet is a baby hen.
Via commons.wikimedia.org

A pullet is a baby hen.

20. Elver.

These elvers will grow up to be beautiful eels.
Via britishfoodhistory.wordpress.com

These elvers will grow up to be beautiful eels.

19. Leveret.

A baby hare.

18. Sprag.

A baby cod is a sprag, but you can also call it a codling or a sprat, too.
Via kayakfishinguk.wordpress.com

A baby cod is a sprag, but you can also call it a codling or a sprat, too.

17. Kid.

Hi there, baby goat!
Via commons.wikimedia.org

Hi there, baby goat!

16. Gosling

Yes, precisely.

15. Eaglet

This little guy will grow up to be the national bird of the United States.
Via alfredny.biz

This little guy will grow up to be the national bird of the United States.

14. Chulengo.

A chulengo grows up to be a guanaco.
Via panoramio.com

A chulengo grows up to be a guanaco.

13. Porkling.

You may be used to piglet, but porkling is the name you deserve.
Via wired.co.uk

You may be used to piglet, but porkling is the name you deserve.

12. Eyas.

Before they can fly, a falcon is an eyas. Young hawks can also be called eyas, too.
Via edf.org

Before they can fly, a falcon is an eyas. Young hawks can also be called eyas, too.

11. Antling.

An antling is a baby ant. Who knew?
Via ri.net

An antling is a baby ant. Who knew?

10. Peachick.

One day, a peachick will grow up to be a beautiful peahen/peacock.
Via petinfoclub.com

One day, a peachick will grow up to be a beautiful peahen/peacock.

9. Pinkie.

Yup. Baby rats.
Via ratsandmore.com

Yup. Baby rats.

8. Polliwog.

You could call it a froglet, or you could call it a tadpole, but don't you want to call it a polliwog?
Via Flickr: outdoors247

You could call it a froglet, or you could call it a tadpole, but don't you want to call it a polliwog?

7. Flapper.

You may think these are just ugly ducklings, but these guys will grow up to be swans.
Via commons.wikimedia.org

You may think these are just ugly ducklings, but these guys will grow up to be swans.

6. Joey.

Joey can be baby kangaroos, koala, opossum and other marsupials.
Via jk-animalsoftheworld.blogspot.com

Joey can be baby kangaroos, koala, opossum and other marsupials.

5. Puggle.

How can you say no to that face? A puggle is a baby echidna.
Via imgur.com

How can you say no to that face? A puggle is a baby echidna.

4. Squealer.

Other names for a baby grouse include poult and cheeper.
Via aphis.usda.gov

Other names for a baby grouse include poult and cheeper.

3. Porcupette.

I can't even... A baby porcupine.
Via cheyennemountainzooblog.blogspot.com

I can't even... A baby porcupine.

2. Whelp.

A baby coyote is commonly called a pup, but it's also a whelp.You can also use the term for a baby otter, wolf, hyena, or tiger.
Via nps.gov

A baby coyote is commonly called a pup, but it's also a whelp.

You can also use the term for a baby otter, wolf, hyena, or tiger.

1. Puffling.

The baby puffin is the undisputed heavyweight champ of cute baby animal names.
Via news.stv.tv

The baby puffin is the undisputed heavyweight champ of cute baby animal names.

Top trending videos

Watch more BuzzFeed Video Caret right

Top trending videos

Watch more BuzzFeed Video Caret right
This post was created by a member of BuzzFeed Community, where anyone can post awesome lists and creations. Learn more or post your buzz!