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19 #Weirdest Made-Up Sounding #Names For Groups Of #Animals

Back in school, we were taught that a group of geese was called a “gaggle.” What they didn’t teach us, though, is that there is a word for just about every plurality of animals. We looked into the situation to find out some of the strangest ones and we are going to pass this knowledge on to you, because you deserve it, loyal reader! Now, the next time you see a group of ravens, you won’t sound like an idiot.

1. A ballet of swans.

A ballet of swans

2. A troubling of goldfish.

A troubling of goldfish

3. A rookery of penguins.

A rookery of penguins

4. A battery of barracudas

A battery of barracudas

5. A streak of tigers.

A streak of tigers

6. A deceit of lapwings.

A deceit of lapwings

7. A romp of otters.

A romp of otters

8. A parliament of owls.

A parliament of owls

9. A prickle of porcupines.

A prickle of porcupines

10. An unkindness of ravens.

An unkindness of ravens

11. A seething of eels.

A seething of eels

12. A business of flies.

A business of flies

13. A skulk of foxes.

A skulk of foxes

14. A shrewdness of apes.

A shrewdness of apes

15. A sloth of bears.

A sloth of bears

16. A mustering of storks.

A mustering of storks

17. A crash of elephants

A crash of elephants

18. A bloat of hippos.

A bloat of hippos

19. A zeal of zebras.

A zeal of zebras

Congratulations! Now you can sound like an expert around your friends and make them look silly when they use the wrong word for these groups of animals. You’re a genius now!