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Collective Nouns of the African Bush

Posted on June 23, 2020

We’re all familiar with a flock of birds, a pride of lions and a gaggle of geese, but did you know that a group of meerkats is called a mob, and two or more owls are classified as a parliament? To keep you entertained during lockdown, we’ve put together a number of collective nouns for wildlife in the African bush. Keep reading to fill up your knowledge tank whilst having a giggle.

A coalition of cheetahs

A obstinacy of buffalo

Image Credit: Stuart Buy

A band of mongooses

Image Credit: Stuart Buy

A venue of vultures

A parade of elephants

Image Credit: Johan De La Ray

A congress of baboons

Image Credit: Johan De La Ray

A bloat of hippos

Image Credit - Cal Butler

A tower of giraffes

A cackle of hyenas

Image Credit - Stuart Buy

A dazzel of zebras

Image Credit - Stuart Buy

An implausibility of wildebeest

Image Credit: Johan De La Ray

A sounders of warthogs

Image Credit: Stuart Buy

A crash of rhinos

A leap of leopards

Image Credit: Cal Butler

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