A Group of ____ is Called a ____

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Re: A Group of ____ is Called a ____

Post by iTails » Fri Nov 09, 2012 11:39 am

Black Velvet wrote:Here are all the ones I know of...
A group of ferrets is called a business
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Re: A Group of ____ is Called a ____

Post by DiamondD » Fri Nov 30, 2012 7:23 pm

A group of Flamingoes are called a stand.
A group of Goldfish are called a troubling.
A group of Peafowl are called a pride.
A group of Ravens are called a unkindness or storytelling.
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Re: A Group of ____ is Called a ____

Post by Granger » Tue Dec 11, 2012 6:58 pm

A group of moles, a labor.
A group of owls is called a parliament.

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Re: A Group of ____ is Called a ____

Post by -wolfbeat- » Thu Feb 14, 2013 7:17 pm

a pod of dolphins
a flock of sparrows
a pack of wolves
a bloat of hippos
a murder of crows
a crowd of humans
a herd of elk
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Re: A Group of ____ is Called a ____

Post by Koa » Sun Feb 24, 2013 6:14 pm

a prank of otters

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Re: A Group of ____ is Called a ____

Post by Andoria » Tue Mar 05, 2013 9:06 am

A group of jellyfish is called a smack.
A group of geese is called a gaggle.
A group of domestic cats is called a clowder.
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Re: A Group of ____ is Called a ____

Post by wolfman200789 » Tue Mar 05, 2013 7:03 pm

dawnpup2055 wrote:Ok i found a few

A troop of baboons
A pod of whales
A school of fish

Thats all i could find out of the ones that havent been said XD :D
Actually a group of fish has many different terms

A group of sardines is called a shoal.

A group of sharks is called a shiver, school, or shoal.

a group of dolphins, orcas and other toothed whales is called a pod.

A group of baleen whales is just called a group. Though most balleen whales live alone or in pairs.

A group wolves, African Wilddogs, and most canids is called a pack.

A group of lions is called a pride. However most big cats are usually solitary animals.

A group of krill is often called a swarm.
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Re: A Group of ____ is Called a ____

Post by pitbull234 » Wed Mar 13, 2013 1:32 pm

A group of zebra's are called a herd.
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Re: A Group of ____ is Called a ____

Post by [wolfstreaker] » Thu Mar 14, 2013 11:42 am

Well I know that a group of monkeys is called a troop. I also know what other basic ones are, like a pride of lions, a flock of birds, a school of fish...you know, the regular easy stuff ^^

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Re: A Group of ____ is Called a ____

Post by Unlucky 13 » Thu Mar 14, 2013 1:58 pm

A group of Flamingos can be called a colony, flamboyance, flurry, regiment or stand.
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Re: A Group of ____ is Called a ____

Post by Chibi_the_Mutt » Fri May 24, 2013 2:42 pm

A group of bucks is called a brace or clash.
A group of caterpillar is called an arnmy.
A group of cats is called a clowder or clutter.
A group of gorillas is called a band.
A group of greyhounds is called a leash.
A group of hares is called a down or husk.
A group of hawks is called a cast or kettle.
A group of gnats is called a cloud or horde. FOR THE HORDE!

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Re: A Group of ____ is Called a ____

Post by Silverfang88 » Sat Jun 01, 2013 3:56 pm

A group of monkeys is called a troop.
A group of wolves is called a pack. (I don't think anyone said this one and tis the most obvious
A group of humans is called a family.
A group of ants is called a colony.
A group of birds is called a flock.
A group of caribou is called a herd.
A group of fish is called a school.
A group of raptors is called an aerie.
A group of lions is called a pride.
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Re: A Group of ____ is Called a ____

Post by Chumpkins_ » Tue May 13, 2014 11:14 pm

a pounce of cats
a business of ferrets
a leap o’ leopards
a puppy of porcupines
an army of frogs
an intrusion of c ockroaches

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Re: A Group of ____ is Called a ____

Post by elkhunter123456 » Mon Mar 18, 2019 2:03 pm

leap of leopards
ambush of tigers
singular of boars
convection of eagles
tower of giraffes
puppy of hedgehogs
charm of foxes
drove of donkeys
Shrewdness of apes
mob of kangaroos
covey of quails
bale of tortoises
wake of vultures
descent of woodpeckers
zeal of zebras
pat of flamingos
trip of goats
mule deer

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Re: A Group of ____ is Called a ____

Post by DinoDogDude209 » Sun Apr 28, 2019 1:57 pm

All these names are pretty amusing. I wonder who comes up with the names for these sorts of things. Like, who got the idea one day to just call a group of crows a "murder" or call a group of ravens an "unkindness"? That's something that has stumped me about animal names for quite a while.

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