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Animal Groups

Do you use words such as "pack" or "bunch" when referring to a grouping of animals? There’s nothing wrong with that, but you can add a little flair to your writing by using collective nouns that refer to groups of animals. For instance, to vary your style, you could say a litter—rather than a bunchof kittens. To find out how well you know the collective names for groups of animals, fill in the blanks below with the most appropriate answers.