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A Group of ____ is Called a ____

Post by Seewah » Sat Nov 06, 2010 7:17 pm

Is this in the right place? I think it is... If it's not, sorry about that. Anyway

One fun thing to do is to look up what a group of animals is called. All you do is fill in the blanks above! Some examples of this:

A group of vultures is called a committee or venue
A group of crows is called a murder
A group of ravens is called an unkindness (lol)
A group of owls is called a parliament
A group of jaguars is called a jamboree
A group of foxes is called a skulk or leash
A group of cheetahs is called a coalition

So just look up things like this and post some funny, cool, unusual, or interesting terms for animal groups, and remember to use the terms in a real conversation! Remember to say your favorite term! I hope this becomes a fun and educational game!
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Re: A Group of ____ is Called a ____

Post by Crocotto » Sat Nov 06, 2010 8:00 pm

Group of Rhinos is called a Crash
Group of Albatross is called a Rookery
Group of Alligators is called a Congregation
Group of Orangutans is called a Shrewdness
Group of Bears is called a Sleuth
Group of Cobras is called a Quiver
Group of Theropod (carnivorous) dinosaurs (i.e. Tyrannosaurus) is called either a Pack or a Rampage
Group of Crocodiles is called a Float
Group Hyenas is called a Cackle


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Re: A Group of ____ is Called a ____

Post by Seewah » Sat Nov 06, 2010 8:16 pm

Crocotto wrote:Group of Rhinos is called a Crash
Group of Albatross is called a Rookery
Group of Alligators is called a Congregation
Group of Orangutans is called a Shrewdness
Group of Bears is called a Sleuth
Group of Cobras is called a Quiver
Group of Theropod (carnivorous) dinosaurs (i.e. Tyrannosaurus) is called either a Pack or a Rampage
Group of Crocodiles is called a Float
Group Hyenas is called a Cackle


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I think my favorite out of those is a group of cobras is a quiver. That's pretty funny. But my favorite of all so far is a group of ravens is called an unkindness.
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Re: A Group of ____ is Called a ____

Post by Crocotto » Sat Nov 06, 2010 10:00 pm

Seewah wrote:
Crocotto wrote:Group of Rhinos is called a Crash
Group of Albatross is called a Rookery
Group of Alligators is called a Congregation
Group of Orangutans is called a Shrewdness
Group of Bears is called a Sleuth
Group of Cobras is called a Quiver
Group of Theropod (carnivorous) dinosaurs (i.e. Tyrannosaurus) is called either a Pack or a Rampage
Group of Crocodiles is called a Float
Group Hyenas is called a Cackle


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I think my favorite out of those is a group of cobras is a quiver. That's pretty funny. But my favorite of all so far is a group of ravens is called an unkindness.
My favorite is the theropods
"We got an incoming rampage of Rexes inbound"
that just sounds cool
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Re: A Group of ____ is Called a ____

Post by Kivia » Sat Nov 06, 2010 10:11 pm

Hehe, I always liked a crash of rhinos. =3

Hm...wells there's a group of hummingbirds, which is a charm.
A gaggle is a group of geese if they aren't flying.
A group of turkeys is a rafter.

And a group of chickens use to be called a peep. =3

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Post by Seewah » Sun Nov 07, 2010 6:05 am

Kivia wrote:Hehe, I always liked a crash of rhinos. =3

Hm...wells there's a group of hummingbirds, which is a charm.
A gaggle is a group of geese if they aren't flying.
A group of turkeys is a rafter.

And a group of chickens use to be called a peep. =3
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I have seen a charm of hummingbirds, A gaggle of geese, and a rafter of turkeys! I love the term a peep of chickens. I wish it was still used!
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Post by Alpha Female » Sun Nov 07, 2010 6:48 pm

A group of giraffes is called a tower.^^

These are quite interesting. =3
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Post by Kivia » Sun Nov 07, 2010 6:52 pm

Hm....there's also a stand of flamingos.
A smack of jellyfish.
A cloud of grasshoppers.
And a bloat of hippos. xD

Many animals though don't have just one group name, from what I've seen.

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Post by Seewah » Sun Nov 07, 2010 7:35 pm

Those are funny. A bloat of Hippos lol
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Post by Masika » Mon Nov 08, 2010 2:14 pm

Interesting thread, Seewah! Its cool to know about more of these group names, I've never actually heard of some that have been mentioned, so its good to know some more. Here are a few I know of:
  • A group a bats is called a Colony or A Cloud.
  • A group of Buzzards is called a Wake.
  • A group of Lizards is called a Lounge.
  • A group of mice is called a Mischief.
  • A group of Raccoons is called a Gaze.
  • A group of trout is called a Hover.
  • A group of Sandpipers is called a Fling.
Kivia wrote:And a group of chickens use to be called a peep. =3
Lol, a peep, eh? ...awesome :D
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Post by Seewah » Mon Nov 08, 2010 2:41 pm

SilverHybrid wrote:Interesting thread, Seewah! Its cool to know about more of these group names, I've never actually heard of some that have been mentioned, so its good to know some more. Here are a few I know of:
  • A group a bats is called a Colony or A Cloud.
  • A group of Buzzards is called a Wake.
  • A group of Lizards is called a Lounge.
  • A group of mice is called a Mischief.
  • A group of Raccoons is called a Gaze.
  • A group of trout is called a Hover.
  • A group of Sandpipers is called a Fling.
Kivia wrote:And a group of chickens use to be called a peep. =3
Lol, a peep, eh? ...awesome :D
Yes, it's fun to find these terms. Don't you love an unkindness of ravens and a bloat of hippos? I sometimes find some terms hard to believe they're so funny.
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Post by Quivira » Mon Nov 08, 2010 5:13 pm

There'll mostly be birds on my list cause I'm a bird lover here. X3

A Battery of barracudas
A Sedge of bitterns
A Chain of bobolinks
A Chatter of budgerigars
A Gulp of cormorants
A Covert of coots
A Trip of dotterel
A Dule/Dole/Plagua of doves
A Array/Seething of Eels
A Mob of emus
A Bazaar of guillemots
A Confusion of guinea fowl
A Bowl of hawks
A Loveliness of ladybugs
A Desert of lapwings
A Richness of martens
A Pandemonium of parrots
A Pulchritude of peac ocks
A Pod/Scoop/Squadron of pelicans
A Head/Bouquet of pheasants
A Hill of ruffs
A Shiver of sharks
A Filth of starlings
A Fever of stingrays
A Ballet of swans
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Post by wolfshadowmoon » Mon Nov 08, 2010 6:26 pm

A pod of dolphins.
A pack of wolves....
thats pretty much all i know....
but lol!!!!!! i can't believe a bloat of hippos!!!!!!
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Post by Ratlover4194 » Mon Nov 08, 2010 10:53 pm

lol, an unkindness of ravens and a bloat of hippos??! :lol: This is very amusing.

A group of rats is a colony.
A group of eggs (unhatched eggs) is called a clutch. (IDK if this counts)

I really don't know any more that haven't been mentioned. >.>

Well, I'm off to pick a bouquet of pheasants , charge my barracuda batteries, confuse the guinea fowl, put leashes on all the coyotes, and jamboree with the jaguars. XD
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Re: A Group of ____ is Called a ____

Post by Seewah » Tue Nov 09, 2010 6:22 pm

Ratlover4194 wrote:lol, an unkindness of ravens and a bloat of hippos??! :lol: This is very amusing.

A group of rats is a colony.
A group of eggs (unhatched eggs) is called a clutch. (IDK if this counts)

I really don't know any more that haven't been mentioned. >.>

Well, I'm off to pick a bouquet of pheasants , charge my barracuda batteries, confuse the guinea fowl, put leashes on all the coyotes, and jamboree with the jaguars. XD
I know right? I'm doing all of that too!
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