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The Names of Different Groups of Animals

 Many kinds of animals tend to live in groups. We know fish have schools, wolves have packs, and cattle have herds, but English is such a rich language that most animal groups have their own, unique name.
 
Here are the best 36 examples I found.
 
A group of woodpeckers is called a Descent
animal group names
A group of kangaroos is a Mob or a Troop
animal group names
When flamingos group together, they're called a Flamboyance
animal group names
When it comes to cats, a group has many names, like: Clowder, Clutter, Pounce, Dout, Nuisance, Glare, and, my favorite, a Glorying
animal group names
Hamsters become a Horde
animal group names
Zebras group into a Zeal or a Dazzle
animal group names
 
Bunch bears together and you get a Sleuth
animal group names
These prairie dogs are a Coterie
animal group names
Vultures form a Venue (but if they're circling, they're a Kettle)
animal group names
Badgers, bunched together are a Company
animal group names
Wombats become a Wisdom
animal group names
Finches in a group are a Charm
animal group names
These eagles are a Convocation
animal group names
Larks are Exaltation or Ascension
animal group names
Everyone knows about a Murder of crows
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Sharks swim in Shivers
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Chicks flock in Peeps
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Mice are a Mischief
animal group names
These frogs are an Army
animal group names
Wild gnus - an Implausibility
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Seals are a Pod, a Harem or Bob
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Elephants come in a Memory
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Fox together, are a Leash, Skulk, or Troop
animal group names
A group of porcupines makes for a Prickle
animal group names
Owls are a Parliament
animal group names
Ducks on the ground are a Brace or a Badling, in the water they're a Raft, a Team, or a Paddling
animal group names
A group of doves is called a Piteousness
animal group names
These otters, together, are called Bevy or Romp
animal group names
A group of young penguins is known as a Crèche
animal group names
When apes are together, they're called a Shrewdness
animal group names
A hippo herd is known as a Bloat
animal group names
A swarm of butterflies is called a Flutter
animal group names
Bring baboons together and you get a troop
animal group names
Cheetahs form Coalitions
animal group names
When it comes to ravens, you can choose between Unkindness and Storytelling
animal group names
And last but not least, remember that a group of pugs are a Grumble!
animal group names
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