The only thing cuter than a wee baby animal is one that has an equally adorable name to describe it! Check out a few of our favourites below…

1. Super-spiky and super-cute – here’s the porcupette!

A baby porcupine is called a porcupette

Cute baby animals! A baby porcupine is called a porcupette (c) Press Association

2. Just look at that face! This newborn otter is also known as a whelp

A baby otter is called a whelp

Cute baby animals! A baby otter is called a whelp (c) Press Association

3. What big eyes you have, little stot

A baby ox is called a stot

Cute baby animals! A baby ox is called a stot (c) Press Association

4. Meet the puggles!

A baby platypus is called a puggle

Cute baby animals! A baby platypus is called a puggle (c) Press Association

5. Of course a baby puffin is called a puffling!

A baby puffin is called a puffling

Cute baby animals! A baby puffin is called a puffling (c) Press Association

6. Twit-twoo! You looking at me, little owlet?

A baby owl is called an owlet

Cute baby animals! A baby owl is called an owlet (c) Press Association

7. We’re not kid-ding – how cute is this pint-sized goat?

A baby goat is called a kid

Cute baby animal! A baby goat is called a kid (c) Press Association

8. A baby that you can pop in your pocket – how can mother kangaroo possibly mind carrying her little joey around?

A baby kangaroo is called a joey

Cute baby animals! A baby kangaroo is called a joey (c) Press Association

9. Before a hedgehog grows to full size, it’s known as a hoglet. Still cute enough to cuddle!

A baby hedgehog is called a hoglet

Cute baby animal! A baby hedgehog is called a hoglet (c) Press Association

10. Don’t cria for me, little llama! This might be one of the most elegant baby names we’ve come across!

A baby llama is called a cria

Cute baby animal! A baby llama is called a cria (c) Press Association

11. Did you know a baby orang-utan is called… a baby? This picture was too adorable not to add to the list!

A baby orang-utan is called a baby

Cute baby animal! A baby orang-utan is called a baby (c) Press Association

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