animal group

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.animal group - a group of animalsanimal group - a group of animals      
biological group - a group of plants or animals
team - two or more draft animals that work together to pull something
brood - the young of an animal cared for at one time
flock - a group of birds
fold, flock - a group of sheep or goats
fauna, zoology - all the animal life in a particular region or period; "the fauna of China"; "the zoology of the Pliocene epoch"
herd - a group of cattle or sheep or other domestic mammals all of the same kind that are herded by humans
herd - a group of wild mammals of one species that remain together: antelope or elephants or seals or whales or zebra
pack - a group of hunting animals
pod - a group of aquatic mammals
pride - a group of lions
clowder - a group of cats
shoal, school - a large group of fish; "a school of small glittering fish swam by"
caste - in some social insects (such as ants) a physically distinct individual or group of individuals specialized to perform certain functions in the colony
colony - (microbiology) a group of organisms grown from a single parent cell
warren - a colony of rabbits
breed, strain, stock - a special variety of domesticated animals within a species; "he experimented on a particular breed of white rats"; "he created a new strain of sheep"
drove - a group of animals (a herd or flock) moving together
litter - the offspring at one birth of a multiparous mammal
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We must, however, keep an eye on unusual growth in the food and live animal group (of food imports) because that is where lots of finished food products, besides pulses and vegetables, are accounted for,' explains a senior official of the Trade Development Authority of Pakistan.
Amid grim reports of starving abandoned pets and stray animals - particularly dogs - devouring cadavers and carcasses of other animals inside the war zone here, an animal group has embarked on an animal feeding project here.
The company said the Q4 results were supported by accelerated gains in Companion Animal Group (CAG) Diagnostics recurring revenue and continued high growth in premium instrument placements.
amp;nbsp; Bees, wasps and hornets killed 58 people per year, more than any other animal group.
The registry called Find My Pet is the brainchild of animal group Adopt-ME.
The scientists analyzed 1,478 genes from 144 species covering all the major insect groups to resolve longstanding questions about the evolution and diversification of Earth's largest and most diverse animal group.
The only animal group he won't trade is equine, he says.
It's common in many types of primates, an animal group that includes monkeys, lemurs, apes, and humans.
It sounds like the start of a joke but an animal group is not laughing.
28 incorrectly identified Shepard as a current member of the animal group.
He said: "I enjoyed the animal group because I got to ride Mrs Dick's horse.
Intake (Live Dogs and Cats Only): This table only deals with live dogs and cats for which your shelter or animal group assumed responsibility.

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