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Animals 1

Complete the gaps with the correct collective noun for each group of
animals.
These nouns are sometimes called terms of venery:
parliament
colony

shoal
nest
gaggle

sloth
dole

cete

leap

murder

congregation

dray

pride
herd

flock

1. A ____________________________ of geese.
2. A ____________________________ of lions.
3. A ____________________________ of bats.
4. A ____________________________ of buffalo.
5. A ____________________________ of crows.
6. A ____________________________ of bears.
7. A ____________________________ of fish.
8. A ____________________________ of squirrels.
9. A ____________________________ of owls.
10. A ____________________________ of pigeons.
11. A ____________________________ of leopards.
12. A ____________________________ of hornets.
13. A ____________________________ of doves.
14. A ____________________________ of badgers.
15. A ____________________________ of alligators.
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Animals 1

1. A gaggle of geese.
2. A pride of lions.
3. A colony of bats.
4. A herd of buffalo.
5. A murder of crows.
6. A sloth of bears.
7. A shoal of fish.
8. A dray of squirrels.
9. A parliament of owls.
10. A flock of pigeons.
11. A leap of leopards.
12. A nest of hornets.
13. A dole of doves.
14. A cete of badgers.
15. A congregation of alligators.

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