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The 11 most perfect collective nouns for animals

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A group of ferrets is called a business.

A group of hedgehogs is called a prickle.

A group of otters is called a romp.

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A group of giraffes is called a tower.

A group of hippos is called a bloat.

A group of penguins is called a huddle.

A group of owls is called a parliament.

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A group of lizards is called a lounge.

A group of mice is called a mischief.


A group of cats is called a pounce.


And a group of rhinos is called a crash.

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