The offspring of large cats like lions, tigers, leopards, and jaguars are also called cubs. Lions (Panthera leo) live in groups of up to 20 known as prides. Related females within the pride will hunt together and care for each other’s cubs until they become more independent, at around 16 months old.
Yep, even baby raccoons can be called cubs. Northern raccoons (Procyon lotor) might have up to seven cubs at a time. Baby raccoons stay out of danger by living high above ground in a tree hollow for the first several weeks of their lives. Mom keeps a close eye on the cubs when they move down to the ground and start exploring more.