This is the second installment from my blog thread describing what to call groups of animals … See how many you can guess. Answers listed at the bottom of the page.
- “Double double, toil and trouble, fire burn and caldron bubble,” she cackled. Then the witch threw another cauldron into the caldron. 
- The prickle prickled no one that day.
- And the clutch clutched at the edges of the baskets.
- Exaltation exalted the evening with the complex songs of the family Alaudidae.
- A smack smacks into goo on the rocks.
- The romping romp are some of my favorite critters.
- Cauldron of bats 
- Prickle of porcupines
- Clutch of birds
- Exaltation of larks
- Smack of jellyfish
- Romp of otters 
NOTES:  Shakespeare Macbeth, Act IV, Scene 1.  Currently 77 bats are listed as Endangered and Critically Endangered on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Bat Conservation International batcon.org  Sea otters are Endangered IUCN © Jadi Campbell 2017. All photos © Uwe Hartmann. To see more of Uwe’s animal photos and pics from our trips go to viewpics.de. Fun animal names from www.writers-free-reference.com, Mother Nature Network and www.reference.com.
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I was just discussing this with my English students. Thanks for researching the really obscure ones.
Fantastic! Be sure to check out the websites I cite at the bottom of the post under NOTES: You’ll find the lists I used to create my blog thread.