Tuesday, February 26, 2008

Groups of animals

I came across teh follwoing list of unusual names for animal groupings. Thought I'd post it here.

A convocation of eagles
A prickle of porcupines
A charm of finches
An unkindness of ravens
A skulk of foxes
A shiver of sharks
A troubling of goldfish
A pod of whales
A smack of jellyfish
A descent of woodpeckers
A mob of kangaroos
A zeal of zebras
A shrewdness of apes
An exaltation of larks
A battery of barracudas
A troop of monkeys
A kaleidoscope of butterflies
A parliament of owls
A quiver of cobras
An ostentation of peacocks
A murder of crows
A rookery of penguins