Herd of cows
a Flock of chickens
a School of fish
and a Gaggle of geese.
However, less widely known is:
a Pride of lions
a Murder of crows (as well as their cousins the rooks and ravens)
an Exaltation of doves
and, presumably because they look so wise, a Parliament of owls.
Now consider a group of Baboons. They are the loudest, most dangerous, most obnoxious, most viciously aggressive and least intelligent of all primates. And what is the proper collective noun for a group of baboons?
Believe it or not ... a Congress!
A CONGRESS OF BABOONS!
You just can’t make this stuff up. Go green - Recycle Congress in 2012 !!!
P.S. Did you happen to catch the 60 Minutes report on Congress' "exemption" to insider trading?!