Take the magical guardian Patronus spell from the Harry Potter universe, for example. Using creative and whimsical collective nouns, or terms of venery, is another way we celebrate animals. The tradition of using terms like stems from English hunting tradition in the Middle Ages. This infographic displays 30 fun, eccentric words to describe groups of animals. Each one is illustrated in an adorable, eye-catching way. Which animal group would you most like to encounter and least like to encounter? What would you do if a siege of herons was charging at your door?
Infographic by: www.scribendi.com