Collective Animal Names You Might Not Know

By Kings Camp Team on November 13, 2018

From ‘gaggles of geese’ to ‘prickles of porcupines’ – almost all animals gather together at some point in their lives. Safety in numbers is one reason animals stick together in the bush. Many eyes and ears are better at detecting danger than just one pair. But whatever draws wildlife together, there is a strange phenonomenon that often happens – they are given bizarre, sometimes silly names. Here are some of our favourite collective names for wildlife found in South Africa. Let’s see how many you know!


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Almero Klingenberg
Niel Coetzer
Cathan Moore

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