Weird Nature

The Best Names for Groups of Animals 

analise.dubner
Updated June 12, 2020 6.3k votes 448 voters 13.1k views 77 items
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.
list ordered by
1
Murder is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Names for Groups of Animals
Murder
A Murder of Crows
2
Flamboyance is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Names for Groups of Animals
Flamboyance
A Flamboyance of Flamingos
3
Parliament is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Names for Groups of Animals
Parliament
A Parliament of Owls
4
Crash is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Names for Groups of Animals
Crash
A Crash of Rhinos
5
Memory is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Names for Groups of Animals
Memory
A Memory of Elephants
6
Prickle is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Names for Groups of Animals
Prickle
A Prickle of Porcupines
7
Ambush is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Names for Groups of Animals
Ambush
An Ambush of Tigers
8
Cackle is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Names for Groups of Animals
Cackle
A Cackle of Hyenas
9
Coalition is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Names for Groups of Animals
Coalition
A Coalition of Cheetahs
10
Scurry is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Names for Groups of Animals
Scurry
A Scurry of Squirrels
11
Huddle is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Names for Groups of Animals
Huddle
A Huddle of Penguins
12
Cloud is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Names for Groups of Animals
Cloud
A Cloud of Bats
13
Tower is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Names for Groups of Animals
Tower
A Tower of Giraffes
14
Plague is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Names for Groups of Animals
Plague
A Plague of Locusts
15
Pandemonium is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Names for Groups of Animals
Pandemonium
A Pandemonium of Parrots
16
Mob is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Names for Groups of Animals
Mob
A Mob of Emus
17
Wake is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Names for Groups of Animals
Wake
A Wake of Buzzards
18
Quiver is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Names for Groups of Animals
Quiver
A Quiver of Cobras
19
Unkindness is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Names for Groups of Animals
Unkindness
An Unkindness of Ravens
20
Destruction is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Names for Groups of Animals
Destruction
A Destruction of Cats (Wild)
21
Battery is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Names for Groups of Animals
Battery
Battery of Barracudas
22
Mischief is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Names for Groups of Animals
Mischief
A Mischief of Mice
23
Romp is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Names for Groups of Animals
Romp
A Romp of Otters
24
Shiver is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Names for Groups of Animals
Shiver
A Shiver of Sharks
25
Congregation is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Names for Groups of Animals
Congregation
A Congregation of Alligators