Have you been curious what to call creatures gathered together in a group? When was the last time you saw a Bask of Crocodiles, a Crash of Rhino or a Leap of Leopards? The next time you see an Armoury of Aardvarks, a Coalition of Cheetahs or a Tower of Giraffe, refer to them as exactly that!
Stumbled upon a Prickle of Porcupines? Did you know a male is called a boar, a female a sow and a baby a porcupette? How about a Pangopup? Our precious Pangolins are not only hunted – they don’t even have a collective noun! That’s where we come in!
A Business of Flies and a Herd of Antelope. A pesky fly and even lice get collective nouns sbut not our Eland? How can you compare a Rhebok to an Eland? Surely they can’t all be just herds?
The only book you need for your next safari
A fun guide to Southern African wildlife. which includes collective nouns, genders, diminutives and much more!. Jot suggestions down and let’s create additional collective nouns unique to our countries and heritage!
“A Rainbow of Safricans” collectively working towards their language and saving their wildlife”
a compact guide for easy wildlife identification