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Do You Know Your Animal Group Names?

Not all groups of animals are called herds. Listed below are some of the many names for groups of animals.

A troop or mob of kangaroos.

A clutch or chattering of chicks A bed of clams

A quiver of cobras A rag of colts A cover of coots

A kine of cows (twelve cows are a flink)

A band of coyote A sedge or siege of cranes

A float of crocodiles

A murder of crows

A litter of cubs

A herd of curlews

A herd of deer

A pack of dogs

A dule of doves

A brace, paddling or team of ducks

A herd of elephants

A pod of elephant seals

A weaner pod is yearling elephant seals

A gang of elks

A mob of emus

A business or fesnyng of ferrets

A charm of finches

A school, shoal, run, haul, catch or draught of fish

A swarm of flies

A skulk or leash of foxes

An army or colony of frogs

A flock, gaggle or skein (in flight) of geese

A cloud or horde of gnats

A herd, tribe or trip of goats

A charm of goldfinches

A band of gorillas

A leash of greyhounds

A down or husk of hare

 A cast or kettle of hawks

A brood of hens

A hedge of herons

A drift, or parcel of hogs

A team, pair or harass of horses

A pack, mute or cry of hounds

A smack of jellyfish

A troop or mob of kangaroos

A kindle or litter of kittens

An ascension or exaltation of larks

A leap of leopards

A pride of lions

A plague of locusts

A tiding of magpies

A sord of mallards

A stud of mares

A richness of martens

A labor of moles

A troop of monkeys

A barren or span of mules

A parliament of owls

A yoke, drove, team or herd of oxen

A bed of oysters

A company of parrots

A covey of partridges

A muster or ostentation of peacocks

A litter of peeps

A nest, nide (nye) or bouquet of pheasants

A flock or flight of pigeons

A litter of pigs

A wing or congregation of plovers

A string of ponies

A pod of porpoises

A covey or bevy of quail

A nest of rabbits

A pack or swarm of rats

A rhumba of rattlesnakes

An unkindness of ravens

A crash or herd of rhinos

A bevy of roebucks

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