Animal Collective Nouns
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What is the name of a group of platypus?
Scientists generally use "platypuses" or simply "platypus". Colloquially, the term "platypi" is also used for the plural, although this is technically incorrect and a form of pseudo-Latin; the correct Greek plural would be "platypodes". There is no designated name for a “group” of Platypus.
What do you call a group of turtles called?
A group of turtles is called a bale. Some other names are nest, turn and dole.
What is a group of bats called? A Colony of Bats. Additionally, it is also sometimes called a Camp of Bats.
A meerkat (Suricata suricatta) is a small mammal that lives in the Kalahari Desert in southern Africa. It is a member of the mongoose family. A group of meerkats is called a "mob" or "gang", and usually all of the meerkats are relatives.
Owls are generally solitary, but when seen together the group is called a “parliament” as they have long been considered to be of a wise disposition. In Greek mythology, the owl is the symbol for Athena, the goddess of wisdom. Geese are called a “gaggle” as the word is imitative of the noise they make.
Bears come in groups called a sloth, sleuth or litter. Beavers come in groups called a colony or family. Bees come in groups called a grist, hive, swarm or nest. Birds come in groups called a brood, clutch, flight, flock or dissimulation. Bison come in groups called a herd.
G for Giraffes – a group of giraffes is called a tower. H for Hedgehogs – a group of hedgehogs is called a prickle. I for Iguanas – a group of iguanas is called a slaughter. J for Jellyfish – a group of jellyfish is called a smack.
A group of squirrels is called a dray or a scurry. The dray or drey specifically refers to the nest or a nest of squirrels and is often employed to describe a mother and her young. Squirrels are relatively solitary animals (i.e. not pack animals) making scurries, somewhat, but not entirely, uncommon.
A group a vampires has variously been called a clutch, brood, coven, pack, or a clan. Probably the most famous vampire of all time, Count Dracula, quoted Deuteronomy 12:23: “The blood is the life.”
Call a Group of Squids a Squad Instead of a Shoal. Renaming a collective group of Squid from Shoal to "Squad" would be the most appropriate action to take in this scenario. The term "shoal" is not as memorable and does not contain the same finesse as the term "squad".
Well, a pack of bears is called a sleuth or sloth, but pandas are kind of special and get their own collective names to choose from: A bamboo of pandas, An embarrassment of pandas, A cupboard of pandas.
A Group of Cats is Called a 'Clowder' Today I found out that the correct term for referring to a group of cats is 'clowder'. Interestingly, there are also two other valid ways to refer to a group of cats, other than just saying “group of cats” or “cats”. Those other two terms are 'clutter' and 'glaring'.
There are actually a number of words for a group of flamingos. Most people would, of course, use flock. Flamboyance seems to be the second most common choice. Other terms include pat, stand, regiment, and colony.
One of the collective nouns for a group of alligators is a "Congregation".
The word 'hippopotamus' means 'river horse', and is often shortened to 'hippo'. Hippos have numerous collective nouns, and a group of hippos is often referred to as a crash, bloat, herd, pod or dale.
Male foxes are known as dogs, tods or reynards, females as vixens, and young as cubs, pups, or kits, though the latter name is not to be confused with a distinct species called kit foxes. A group of foxes is referred to as a skulk, leash, or earth.
A group of penguins in the water is called a 'raft' – a group of penguins on land is called a waddle. Other collective nouns for penguins include: rookery, colony, and huddle.
Cranes come in groups called a sedge, or seige. You asked what do you call a group of coyotesthe words for coyotes are 'pack' and 'train' the coyote is canid native to north america. The collective noun for coyotes is the word you would use to describe a group of.
Answer: A group of sharks is called a gam, herd, frenzy, school or shiver.
A group of tigers is called a 'streak' or an 'ambush'. In the wild tiger is known for not staying in groups and are solitary animals. However, man-made environment may force them into unnatural social groups. A tigress and her cubs may also be referred to as a streak or an ambush.