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What are groups of African animals called?

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…

* Mammals

Antelopes

A group of antelopes is called a herd (e.g. A herd of impalas).

Apes

A shrewdness of apes.

Baboons

A troop of baboons.

OR

A congress of baboons.

OR

A flange of baboons.

Badgers

A cete of badgers (e.g. Honey badgers).

Bats

A colony or cloud of bats.

Buffalo

A herd, troup, gang, or obstinacy of buffalo.

Cheetahs

A coalition of cheetahs.

Dolphins

A school of dolphins.

OR

A pod of dolphins.

Elephants

A herd or parade of elephants.

OR

A crash of elephants.

Foxes

A skulk of foxes (e.g. A skulk of Bat-eared foxes).

OR

A cloud, troop, or company of foxes.

OR

A leash or earth of foxes.

Giraffes

A tower of giraffes.

OR

A corps, troop or herd of giraffes.

OR

A kindergarten of giraffes.

OR

A journey of giraffes.

OR

A kaleidoscope of giraffes.

Gorillas

A band or troop of gorillas.

OR

A whoop of gorillas.

Hares

A husk, down, mute or warren of hares.

OR

A trace of hares.

Hedgehogs

An array of hedgehogs.

Hippos

A bloat of hippos.

OR

A raft of hippos.

OR

A pool or herd of hippos.

Check out more animal group names in part two.

Have other interesting groups of animal names to share? Feel free to do so in the comments section… 😉

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