Weird Nature The Best Names for Groups of Animals  

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We all know the regular words for large groups of animals... herd, flock, mob... but what about the animals that maybe don't normally gather in large numbers? The people in charge of giving things names really went to town on these gatherings and some of the names given sound like they were designed to give poets and bands things to name their work. Which are the wildest? Vote up the ones you think are the most awesome.

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Murder is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Names for Groups of Animals
Murder A Murder of Crows

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Parliament is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Names for Groups of Animals
Parliament A Parliament of Owls

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Flamboyance is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Names for Groups of Animals
Flamboyance A Flamboyance of Flamingos

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Crash is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Names for Groups of Animals
Crash A Crash of Rhinos

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Memory is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Names for Groups of Animals
Memory A Memory of Elephants

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Scurry is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Names for Groups of Animals
Scurry A Scurry of Squirrels

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Coalition is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Names for Groups of Animals
Coalition A Coalition of Cheetahs

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Prickle is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Names for Groups of Animals
Prickle A Prickle of Porcupines

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Huddle is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Names for Groups of Animals
Huddle A Huddle of Penguins

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Cloud is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Names for Groups of Animals
Cloud A Cloud of Bats

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Ambush is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Names for Groups of Animals
Ambush An Ambush of Tigers

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Cackle is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Names for Groups of Animals
Cackle A Cackle of Hyenas

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Skulk is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Names for Groups of Animals
Skulk A Skulk of Fox

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Posse is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Names for Groups of Animals
Posse A Posse of Turkeys

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Unkindness is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Names for Groups of Animals
Unkindness An Unkindness of Ravens

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Battery is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Names for Groups of Animals
Battery Battery of Barracudas

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Quiver is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Names for Groups of Animals
Quiver A Quiver of Cobras

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Pandemonium is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Names for Groups of Animals
Pandemonium A Pandemonium of Parrots

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Mob is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Names for Groups of Animals
Mob A Mob of Emus

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Tower is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Names for Groups of Animals
Tower A Tower of Giraffes

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Wake is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Names for Groups of Animals
Wake A Wake of Buzzards

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Romp is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Names for Groups of Animals
Romp A Romp of Otters

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Congregation is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Names for Groups of Animals
Congregation A Congregation of Alligators

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Mischief is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Names for Groups of Animals
Mischief A Mischief of Mice

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Destruction is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Names for Groups of Animals
Destruction A Destruction of Cats (Wild)

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Shiver is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Names for Groups of Animals
Shiver A Shiver of Sharks

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Scold is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Names for Groups of Animals
Scold A Scold of Jays

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Plague is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Names for Groups of Animals
Plague A Plague of Locusts

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Array is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Names for Groups of Animals
Array An Array of Hedgehogs

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Kindle is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Names for Groups of Animals
Kindle A Kindle of Kittens

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Intrusion is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Names for Groups of Animals
Intrusion An Intrusion of Cockroaches

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Screech is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Names for Groups of Animals
Screech A Screech of Gulls

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Leap is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Names for Groups of Animals
Leap A Leap of Leopards

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Implausibility is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Names for Groups of Animals
Implausibility An Implausibility of Gnus

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Bob is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Names for Groups of Animals
Bob A Bob of Seals

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Rookery is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Names for Groups of Animals
Rookery A Rookery of Albatross

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Smack is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Names for Groups of Animals
Smack A Smack of Jellyfish

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Obstinancy is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Names for Groups of Animals
Obstinancy An Obstinancy of Buffalo

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Rhumba is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Names for Groups of Animals
Rhumba A Rhumba of Rattlesnakes

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Kettle is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Names for Groups of Animals
Kettle A Kettle of Hawks (in flight)

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Fry is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Names for Groups of Animals
Fry A Fry of Eels

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Clowder is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Names for Groups of Animals
Clowder A Clowder of Cats

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Scourge is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Names for Groups of Animals
Scourge A Scourge of Mosquitoes

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Troop is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Names for Groups of Animals
Troop A Troop of Kangaroos

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Fever is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Names for Groups of Animals
Fever A Fever of Stingrays

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Gaze is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Names for Groups of Animals
Gaze A Gaze of Raccoons

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Cohort is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Names for Groups of Animals
Cohort A Cohort of Zebras

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Exaltation is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Names for Groups of Animals
Exaltation An Exaultation of Larks

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Chattering is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Names for Groups of Animals
Chattering A Chattering of Chicks

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Bloat is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Names for Groups of Animals
Bloat A Bloat of Hippopotamuses