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Animal-Plant NAMEs/Groups

(Alright, I admit it.....I am a sucker for trivia!!)

The following is a list of NAMEs of animal groups or plant groups, e.g. gaggle of geese

please forward any additions or corrections to me,

at:  email Paul


(birds) flocks   ambush tigers
(fish) school   army ants
(fish) shoal   army caterpillars
(primates) troops   army frogs
antelope herd   ascension larks
ants army   bale turtles
ants colony   bamboo pandas
apes shrewdness   band coyotes
asses pass   band gorillas
baboons troops   barrel monkeys
baby pigs litter   barren mules
bacteria culture   bed clams
badgers cete   bed oysters
bananas hand   bevy larks
bass shoal   bevy quail
bears sleuth   bevy roebuck
bears sloth   bevy swans
beavers colony   bloat hippopotami
bees grist   bouquet pheasants
bees hive   brace buck
bees swarm   brace ducks
bevies of quail covey   brood chickens
birds congregation   brood hens
birds flight   brood young turkeys
birds flock   building rooks
birds volery   business ferrets
birds (small flock) pod   business fly
boars singular   cartload monkeys
boars sounder   cast hawks
brood jellyfish   catch fish
brood of chickens clutch   cete badgers
buck brace   charm goldfinsches
buck clash   charm goldfish
budgerigars chatter   charm hummingbirds
buffalo herd   chatter budgerigars
buffaloes obstinacy   chattering chicks
caterpillars army   chattering choughs
cats clowder   clamour rooks
cats clutter   clash buck
cats glaring   cloud gnats
cattle drove   cloud grasshoppers
cattle herd   cloud locusts
chickens brood   clowder cats
chickens peep   clutch brood of chickens
chicks chattering   clutch chicks
chicks clutch   clutter cats
choughs chattering   colony ants
clams bed   colony beavers
cobras quiver   colony flamingoes
cows kine   colony frogs
cows (twelve) flink   colony penguins
coyotes band   company parrots
coyotes pack   congregation birds
coyotes rout   congregation plovers
coyotes run   convocation eagles
cranes sedge   covey bevies of quail
cranes siege   covey partridges
crows murder   covey quail
cubs litter   cowardice curs
curs cowardice   crash rhinoceroses
deer herd   creep tortoises
dogs kennel   cry hounds
dogs litter   culture bacteria
dogs pack   cupboard pandas
dolphins pod   deceit lapwings
donkey (asses) herd   descent woodpeckers
donkey (asses) pace   down hare
doves dule   dray squirrels
ducks brace   drift hogs
ducks paddling   drift swine
ducks team   drove cattle
eagles convocation   drove oxen
elephants herd   drove sheep
elephants parade   drove swine
elk gang   dule doves
emus mob   dule turtle doves
ferrets business   embarrassment pandas
ferrets fesnyng   exultation larks
fish catch   fall woodcocks
fish haul   fesnyng ferrets
fish run   fever sting rays
flamingoes colony   flamboyance flamingoes
flamingoes flamboyance   flight birds
flamingoes regiment   flight geese
flamingoes stand   flight pigeons
fly business   flight swallows
fly hatch   flink cows (twelve)
fly swarm   flock birds
foxes leash   flock geese
foxes skulk   flock goats
frogs army   flock lice
frogs colony   flock pigeons
geese flight   flock sheep
geese flock   flock swifts
geese gaggle   flocks (birds)
geese (in flight) skein   flutter monarch butterflies
giraffes tower   gaggle geese
gnats cloud   gam whales
gnats horde   gang elk
goats flock   gaze racoons
goats herd   glaring cats
goats tribe   grist bees
goats trip   hand bananas
goldfinsches charm   harras horses
goldfish charm   hatch fly
goldfish troubling   haul fish
gorillas band   herd antelope
grasshoppers cloud   herd buffalo
greyhounds leash   herd cattle
hare down   herd deer
hare husk   herd donkey (asses)
hawks cast   herd elephants
hawks kettle   herd goats
hens brood   herd horses
hippopotami bloat   herd oxen
hogs drift   herd rhinoceroses
hogs parcel   herd seals
horses harras   herd swans
horses herd   herd zebras
horses string   hive bees
horses team   horde gnats
horses (colts) rag   host sparrows
hounds cry   hover trout
hounds mute   husk hare
hounds pack   jellyfish brood
hummingbirds charm   kennel dogs
insect eggs pod   kettle hawks
jellyfish smack   kindle kittens
kangaroos mob   kine cows
kangaroos troops   kit pigeons
kittens kindle   knab toads
kittens litter   knot snakes
lapwings deceit   knot toads
larks ascension   labor moles
larks bevy   lamentation swans
larks exultation   leap leopards
leopards leap   leash foxes
lice flock   leash greyhounds
lions pride   litter baby pigs
locusts cloud   litter cubs
locusts plague   litter dogs
magpies tiding   litter kittens
magpies twittering   litter peeps
mallards sord   litter pigs
mares stud   loft pigeons
martens richness   mob emus
minnows steam   mob kangaroos
moles labor   mob unruly humans
moles movement   movement moles
monarch butterflies flutter   murder crows
monkeys barrel   murmuration starlings
monkeys cartload   muster peacocks
monkeys troops   mustering storks
mules barren   mute hounds
mules (team of) span   nest pheasants
nightingales watch   nest rabbits
owls parliament   nest snakes
oxen drove   nest vipers
oxen herd   nest wasps
oxen team   nide pheasants
oxen yoke   nye pheasants
oysters bed   obstinacy buffaloes
pandas bamboo   ostentation peacocks
pandas cupboard   pace donkey (asses)
pandas embarrassment   pack coyotes
parrots company   pack dogs
partridges covey   pack hounds
peacocks muster   pack rats
peacocks ostentation   pack weasels
peacocks pride   pack wolves
peeps litter   paddling ducks
penguins colony   parade elephants
pheasants bouquet   parcel hogs
pheasants nest   parliament owls
pheasants nide   pass asses
pheasants nye   passel pigeons
pigeons flight   peep chickens
pigeons flock   pitying turtle doves
pigeons kit   plague locusts
pigeons loft   plague pigeons
pigeons passel   pledge wasps
pigeons plague   pod birds (small flock)
pigeons school   pod dolphins
pigeons stool   pod insect eggs
pigs litter   pod porpoises
plovers congregation   pod seals
plovers wing   pod walrun
ponies string   pod whales
porpoises pod   pride lions
porpoises school   pride peacocks
poultry run   quiver cobras
quail bevy   raft sea otters
quail covey   rafter turkeys
rabbits nest   rag horses (colts)
rabbits warren   regiment flamingoes
racoons gaze   rhumba rattlesnakes
rats pack   richness martens
rats swarm   rout coyotes
rattlesnakes rhumba   rout wolves
ravens unkindness   run coyotes
rhinoceroses crash   run fish
rhinoceroses herd   run poultry
roebuck bevy   school (fish)
rooks building   school pigeons
rooks clamour   school porpoises
sea otters raft   school whales
seals herd   sedge cranes
seals pod   shiver sharks
sharks shiver   shoal (fish)
sheep drove   shoal bass
sheep flock   shrewdness apes
snakes knot   siege cranes
snakes nest   singular boars
snipe walk   skein geese (in flight)
snipe wisp   skulk foxes
sparrows host   sleuth bears
squirrels dray   sloth bears
starlings murmuration   smack jellyfish
sting rays fever   sord mallards
storks mustering   sounder boars
swallows flight   sounder swine
swans bevy   span mules (team of)
swans herd   spring teals
swans lamentation   stand flamingoes
swans wedge   steam minnows
swifts flock   stool pigeons
swine drift   streak tigers
swine drove   string horses
swine sounder   string ponies
teals spring   stud mares
tigers ambush   swarm bees
tigers streak   swarm fly
toads knab   swarm rats
toads knot   team ducks
tortoises creep   team horses
trout hover   team oxen
turkeys rafter   tiding magpies
turtle doves dule   tower giraffes
turtle doves pitying   tribe goats
turtles bale   trip goats
unruly humans mob   troops (primates)
vipers nest   troops baboons
walrun pod   troops kangaroos
wasps nest   troops monkeys
wasps pledge   troubling goldfish
weasels pack   twittering magpies
whales gam   unkindness ravens
whales pod   volery birds
whales school   walk snipe
wolves pack   warren rabbits
wolves rout   watch nightingales
woodcocks fall   wedge swans
woodpeckers descent   wing plovers
young turkeys brood   wisp snipe
zebras herd   yoke oxen
zebras zeal   zeal zebras