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Animal Group Names (Collective Nouns)

From the Christchurch, New Zealand Library system comes this reference for collective nouns for different types of animals: "caravan of camels", "pride of lions", "murder of crows", etc.

dead link: http://library.christchurch.org.nz/Childrens/FactSheets/AnimalGroupNames.asp

2020 Update: Here is an alternative list of such.