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DID YOU KNOW? October 9, 2008

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 imagesCAEMWGU9 The blue whale is the largest animal on earth. The heart of a blue whale is as big as a car, and it’s tongue is as long as an elephant.

A cockroach’s favourite food is the glue on envelopes

What animal young are called

Antelope – calf
Bear – cub
Beasts of prey – whelp
Beaver – kit
Birds – fledgling, nestling
Cat – kitten
Codfish – codling, sprat
Cow – calf
Deer – fawn, yearling
Dog – pup, puppy
Duck – duckling
Eagle – eaglet
Eel – elver
Elephant – calf
Elephant seal – weaner
Fish – fry
Fowl – chick, chicken
Fox – cub, pup
Frog – polliwog, tadpole

Goat – kid
Goose – gosling
Grouse – cheeper
Guinea fowl – keet
Hawk – eyas
Hen – pullet
Hippo – calf
Horse – foal, yearling, or colt (male), filly (female)
Kangaroo – joey
Lion – cub
Owl – owlet
Pig – piglet, shoat, farrow, suckling
Partridge – cheeper
Pigeon – squab, squeaker
Quail – cheeper
Rabbit – bunny, kit
Rat – pup
Rhino – calf
Rooster – cockerel
Salmon – parr, smolt, grilse
Seal – pup
Shark – cub
Sheep – lamb, lambkins
Swan – cygnet
Tiger – cub, whelp
Turkey – poult
Whale – calf
Zebra – foal

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