Or if there's a collective noun for a group of zebras or baboons? Here's the lowdown - as we saw it in Africa.
|Multiple elephants can be called a herd or a parade.|
|We all know this one - a group of lions is called a pride...|
|Here's a distinctive crash of rhinos...|
|A group of buffalo get to be called a herd or a gang...|
|There's no specific name for a group of waterbuck so a herd, cluster or tribe will have to suffice...|
|Flamingoes take the award for having the most numerous collective nouns:|
a flamboyance, flurry, regiment, skein or stand.
|Multiple ostriches are called a wobble, pride or a flock.|
|Hippos are almost always in a group so they claim several collective nouns: |
thunder, school, pod or raft...
|Yes, it's true, you can call a bunch of zebra a herd, group or, my favourite, a dazzle.|
|If you are lucky enough to see more than one cheetah together,|
you can call them a coalition.
|Warthogs have the group name: sounder.|
|Impala get called a rank when in large groups.|
|Hardly surprisingly, a group of porcupines is not only called a prickle, it's also to be avoided...|
|A flock of vultures is called a looming or a vortex of vultures. Excellent!|
|Baboons hang about in large social groups called a troupe or a congress.|