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What are groups of African animals called? – Part Four

What is a group of zebras called?

Most people usually know that a group of lions is called a PRIDE, that a family of elephants form a HERD, or that ants can be found in a COLONY!

However, do you know how a group of giraffes is called? Or even a group of hippos?

How about a group of rhinos?

Not as easy, huh?! 🙂

Shall we find out? 😉

What do you call a group of…

 

* Reptiles and Amphibians

Cobras

A quiver of cobras.

Crocodiles

A congregation or nest of crocodiles.

OR

A bask or float of crocodiles.

Frogs

An army or colony of frogs.

OR

A knot of frogs.

Snakes

A den, bed, pit or slither of snakes.

OR

A nest or knot of snakes.

OR

A brood of snakes (family group).

Tortoises

A creep of tortoises.

Turtles

A bale, dole or nest of turtles.

OR

A turn of turtles.

Vipers

A nest or brood of vipers.

* Fish

Fish (in general)

A shoal, draft, nest or school of fish.

OR

A run of fish (in motion).

Sharks

A shiver or school of sharks.

* Invertebrates

Ants

A colony of ants.

Bees

A grist, hive, swarm, drift or bike of bees.

OR

A cluster, erst or nest of bees.

Caterpillars

An army of caterpillars.

Crabs

A cast of crabs.

Flies

A cloud, hatch, business or swarm of flies.

Grasshoppers

A cloud or swarm of grasshoppers.

Insects (in general)

A swarm of insects.

Mosquitoes

A cloud of mosquitoes.

OR

A scourge of mosquitoes.

Spiders

A cluster of spiders.

Termites

A brood, colony, nest or swarm of termites.

Have other interesting groups of animal names to share?

Feel free to do so in the comments section… 😉

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