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Best animal collective names ever

Best animal collective names ever

A grumble of pugs, an embarrassment of pandas, a kindle of kittens! A Compendium of Collective Nouns by Woop Studios offers the accurate but wild word for every animal pack under the sun… the baboon one is a classic! Here’s our guide to remembering which is which.

A grumble of pugs

A grumble of pugs
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How to remember: “I hate work,” one pug grumbled to the grumble of pugs. “The boss treats us like dogs.”

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A kindle of kittens

A kindle of kittens
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How to remember: Our daughter browsed LOLCats on her tablet, cooing over a kindle of kittens on her Kindle.

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An embarrassment of pandas

An embarrassment of pandas
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How to remember: The newlywed embarrassment of pandas could not mate on command – much to their embarrassment.

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A congress of baboons

A congress of baboons
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How to remember: Q: What’s the difference between the U.S. Congress and a congress of baboons? A: One is a pack of rowdy primates – and the other is a group of baboons. (Hey-oh!)

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A prickle of hedgehogs

A prickle of hedgehogs
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How to remember: Snoozing in the sun, I woke to a prickle on my cheek – it was a prickle of hedgehogs scampering all over my face.

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A bloat of hippopotamuses

A bloat of hippopotamuses
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How to remember: The bloat of hippopotamuses felt bloated after lunch, but thankfully it was a short walk back to the swamp from the drive-through.

A mischief of mice

A mischief of mice
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How to remember: A mischief of mice discussed how they might scam more cheese. “What if we pretend to be blind?” one said, mischievously.

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A dropping of ducks

A dropping of ducks
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How to remember: After slipping in a puddle of duck droppings, Father angrily stormed around looking for the dropping of ducks that dropped it.

A waddle of penguins

A waddle of penguins
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How to remember: After he ate all of his krill, the penguin waddled back to the waddle of penguins to try to score some more.

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