a herd of (animals)

The word "herd" describes a group of animals that live together. Specifically, you can use "herd" to talk about:

  • cows
  • deer
  • elephants
  • goats
  • whales

There are other groups of animals that we don't use "herd" for:

  • a pack of wolves
  • a school of fish
  • a flock of birds

This phrase appears in these lessons: