We’ve reached Installment #33 of my blog thread describing what to call groups of animals … See how many you can guess. Answers listed at the bottom of the page.
How did the farrow fare?
The ballet performed a water ballet.
Oh, no! The piddle piddled again!
The rumpus caused quite a rumpus.
The circus is no circus.
The brace braced itself against the leash’s leash.
Braces and leashes, Montréal, Canada
Farrow of piglets
Ballet of swans
Piddle of puppies
Rumpus of baboons 
Circus of puffins
Brace (2), or leash (3) of dogs 
Farrow, Sagaing, Burma
NOTES:  Hooray! Baboons are listed as “Least threatened”. I am overjoyed when I can list a species as not about to go extinct.
African Wildlife Foundation  A brace refers to 2 dogs. A leash of dogs is 3 in number. © 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 en.wiktionary.org, www.writers-free-reference.com, Mother Nature Network and www.reference.com.
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Yes. It’s time for another post on animals for your reading amusement: installment #9 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.
The gulp gulped down fish.
A puddle needs more water than just a puddle.
Late season is packed with packs.
A blessing blesses all my dreams.
The kennel was so happy to be out of the kennel!
The hover hovered just under the surface.
Kennel, Montréal Canada
Gulp of cormorants 
Puddle of platypussi 
Late season of grouse (in late season) 
Blessing of unicorns
Kennel of dogs
Hover of trout
NOTES:  At last, I can list some good news for a species: cormorants, once seriously threatened by DDT, rebounded after the chemical was outlawed and are now being culled.
https://www.wildlifedepartment.com/  Platypussi are listed as “common but vulnerable”. Steve’s Endangered Species Project Site  The greater sage grouse is perhaps Canada’s most endangered species. https://albertawilderness.ca © 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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