An exaltation of larks: 2. A group of sugar gliders is called a colony. A shrewdness of apes: 12. A group of skunks is called a surfeit. Here are ten common pets and their group names. 99 Strange Collective Animal Names From a shrewdness of apes to a zeal of zebras, many animals have bizarre names when they gather in groups. Each of our animal facts pages covers a range of topics about that animal, including their diet, habitat, breeding patterns, their physical characteristics, unique personality traits and behaviors and more. These names for groups of animals are pretty peculiar, too. A group of ferrets is called a business. A troop of monkeys: 3. Advertisement. Baby sharks are called pups, baby kangaroos are called joeys. A group of rats or mice is called a mischief. Click here to learn more. Click on any of the animals below to learn more about it! Animal groups and babies often have strange names. Click here.) (Already a member? As a bonus, site members have access to a banner-ad-free version of the site, with print-friendly pages. Animal groups and babies often have strange names. List of Animals A-Z. The List of animal groups follow the article below Many species of animals, particularly those domesticated, have been given specific names for the male, the female, and the young of the species. The collective nouns for groups of some animals are well known – a pride of lions or a herd of buffalo for example. Animal group names. An ostentation of peacocks: 5. Baby sharks are called pups, baby kangaroos are called joeys & a group of camels are a flock. A prickle of porcupines: 7. EnchantedLearning.com is a user-supported site. There are a few generic terms, "bull-cow-calf", for instance, that are found across species, but many species have been granted unique names for these gender/age characteristics. A convocation of eagles: 17. A parliament of owls: 4. Have you ever wondered what a particular group of animals is called? 1. 27 Hilarious (but Totally Real) Names for Groups of Animals Brandon Specktor Updated: Aug. 23, 2018 A grumble of pugs, an embarrassment of pandas, a kindle of kittens! a litter of puppies/kittens/other young animals “litter” refers to the group of babies that are born from one mother animal; You can learn some of the more obscure words for animal groups – along with specific words for male and female animals – in this Animal Vocabulary list. Here I’ve started with my personal favourite top 5 and then below that I’ve listed in alphabetical order the definitive list of animal group names. A battery of barracudas: 13. A murder of crows: 16. A kaleidoscope of butterflies: 14. A rookery of penguins : 6. A group of gerbils is called a clan. Below is a big list of all the correct names and terms for different groups of animals, their young and the different terms for male and female animals. A quiver of cobras: 15.