A zebra crossing is a common sight in the cities. Seeing a ‘dazzle’ of Zebras crossing the road is not that common. Masai Mara, Kenya 2015. Other than dazzle, the other collective nouns for Zebras is zeal, cohort or a herd. But you know I always use the one suggested by The English Nut.
Monthly Archives: October 2020
Bloat of bloated Hippos
I found this bloat of bloated hippos in Lake Naivasha, Kenya in 2015. The collective noun for hippopotamuses or hippopotami is a pod or a herd. Some fanciful or creative collective nouns for hippos are a crash, a thunder, or a bloat. As always, I prefer the one suggested by @TheEnglishNut
Barrel of monkeys up to their tricks
On World Animal Day , I’m reminded of this ‘barrel’ of monkeys whom I caught performing monkey tricks in Kenya ,2015 . There are many collective nouns for monkeys: tribe, troop, carload, cartload and barrel. I chose the one suggested by The English Nut #WorldAnimalDay