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Mon Oct 28, 2013, 09:09 PM

1. Cool photos. Made me look up what the names for the groups of animals are...

A group of raccoons is known as a nursery or a gaze. The male of a raccoon is known as a boar, the female is called a sow and the young is known as a cub.

A group of badgers is called a clan or cete.

A group of alligators is called a congregation when used in reference to adult alligators. If referring to a group of hatchlings or juveniles, pod is the correct.

The correct term for referring to a group of cats is 'clowder'. Interestingly, there are also two other valid ways to refer to a group of cats, other than just saying "group of cats" or "cats". Those other two terms are 'clutter' and 'glaring'.
In addition to this, if one wants to refer to a group of wild cats (or some GD denizens), the correct terms are 'dowt' and 'destruction'.

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