14 Animal group names you possibly never knew

Did you know they were called…?

 

A kaleidoscope of butterflies

Butterfly tree [Explored] by YIM Hafiz, on Flickr
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A skulk of foxes

Red Fox Family by minds-eye, on Flickr
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A flamboyance of flamingos

Flamingos Partying by szeke, on Flickr
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A shrewdness of apes

Gorilla family moment by Pascal, on Flickr
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A shadow of jaguars

 

A conspiracy of lemurs

 

A cackle of hyenas

 

A parliament of owls

 

An unkindness of ravens

Ravens, Grane Haslingden, August 2012 by Gidzy, on Flickr
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A shiver of sharks

 

A pounce of cats

3 Cats 3 by SuziJane, on Flickr
Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.0 Generic License  by  SuziJane 

 

A business of ferrets

 

An army of frogs

Handful of Frogs by deanj, on Flickr
Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic License  by  deanj 

 

An intrusion of cockroaches

 

Do you know any more strange or interesting animal group names?  Let us know in the comments below!