What are animal social groups?

Aggregation of individuals of same species.


Have associations Have groups Have benefits

Not just due to close proximity, there has to be interaction


Insects - a plague of locusts Fish - a shoal of bass, school of tuna Amphibia - a knot of toads Birds - gaggle of geese, a parliament of owls Mammals - a pride of lions, a litter of pups, a richness of martens, a herd of deer, a leap of leopards, a skulk of fo