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Groups of specific living things

brace

noun

a pair of game birds (=birds killed for sport and then eaten)

colony

noun

a group of animals or birds of the same type that live in the same area

community

noun

a group of animals that live in the same place

drove

noun

a large number of animals, especially cows

flight

noun

a group of birds flying together

flock

noun

a group of birds, sheep, or goats

gaggle

noun

a group of geese

herd

noun

a large group of animals of the same type that live and move about together

hive

noun

all the bees that live in a hive

litter

noun

a group of baby cats, dogs, or other animals that are born at the same time

mob

noun

a large group of animals

pack

noun

a group of wild animals that live and hunt together, especially wolves

plague

noun

an uncontrolled and usually harmful increase in the numbers of an animal or insect

pod

noun

a small group of sea animals such as dolphins

pride

noun

a group of lions

school

noun

a large group of fish, dolphins, whales etc

shoal

noun

a group of fish that swim together

swarm

noun

a large group of insects flying or moving together

team

noun

two or more animals that pull a vehicle or a piece of farm equipment: can be followed by a singular or plural verb

troop

noun

a group of animals

food rave

a very large party where people eat, sell or share many different types of food, usually held outside or in a large public building

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