42 Names For Groups of Animals

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42 Names For Groups of Animals

42 Names For Groups of Animals

If you have a group of cows, you don’t call it a group of cows, do you? No — it’s a herd! But what if you have a group of alligators? Crows? Cheetahs? Hamsters? These groups are, in fact, not called herds. Now, you can sound smarter at the zoo with these correct names for groups of animals.

a congregation of alligators

alligators
a shrewdness of apes
a cete of badgers
a colony of bats

bats
a flock of camels
a coalition of cheetahs
a bed of clams
a murder of crows

crows
a dole of doves
an aerie of eagles
a swarm of eels
a mob of emus

emus
a business of ferrets
a charm of finches
a skulk of foxes
a band of gorillas
a horde of hamsters

hamsters
an array of hedgehogs
a drove of hogs
a charm of hummingbirds

hummingbirds
a leap of leopards
a pride of lions
a flush of mallards
a labor of moles
a watch of nightingales
a family of otters

otters
a parliament of owls
a company of parrots
a rookery of penguins
a coterie of prairie dogs

prairie-dogs
a bevy of quail
a crash of rhinoceroses
a surfeit of skunks
a wisp of snipes
a host of sparrows

sparrows
a shoal of squid
an ambush of tigers
a knot of toads
a rafter of turkeys

turkeys
a bale of turtles
a gang of weasels
a descent of woodpeckers

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