That’s a Big Muster, Mister


Everyone knows a group of cattle is known as a herd and a bunch of fish is called a school, but how well do you know the collective names for these animals?

  • Apes  = a shrewdness
  • Badgers = cete
  • Bears = a sloth, sleuth
  • Cats = a clowder, a pounce; for kittens…a kindle, litter, an intrigue
  • Cockroaches = an intrusion
  • Elk = a gang
  • Ferrets = a business
  • Fox = a leash, skulk, earth
  • Giraffes = tower
  • Hippopotamuses = a bloat
  • Otters = a romp
  • Peacocks = a muster, an ostentation
  • Porcupines = a prickle
  • Rhinoceroses = a crash
  • Salamanders = a congress
  • Tigers = streak


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